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Crocheted Amigurumi Animals

Designs by Michele Wilcox

Skill Level

Animals measure between 6 and 9 tall. Materials: Yarn: Dream by Premier Yarns (100% Acrylic; 3.5 ounces; 224 yards) Colors are listed in individual patterns Crochet hook: US F-5 (3.75mm) Extras: Yarn needle; polyester fiberfill, red crayon or powdered blush makeup for cheek color, black embroidery floss for facial features Gauge: 4 sc and 5 sc rnds = 1". While gauge is not crucial for this project, work evenly and consistently throughout. Stitches should be firm and even, with no gaps for stuffing to show through. If necessary, change hook sizes in order to obtain the correct type of crochet fabric.

Special Abbreviation Sc2tog (single crochet 2 stitches together): Draw up a lp in each of next 2 sts, yo and pull through all 3 lps on hook. Project notes: Do not join rnds unless otherwise specified. Insert a contrasting piece of yarn in the last st of rnd and move this yarn up with each rnd. Stuff pieces firmly, but do not distort stitches so that stuffing shows through. To change colors in sc: use working color to pull up a loop in next st, drop working color, yo with new color and pull through 2 lps on hook. Cut original working color. Abbreviations beg beginning; CC1 contrast color 1; CC contrast color 2; ch chain; dc double crochet; hdc halfdouble crochet; MC main color; Mm millimeter; rem remaining; rep repeat; rnd round; sc single crochet; sl st slip stitch; st(s) stitch(es); yo yarn over; [ ] rep instructions inside brackets the number of times specified; * repeat instructions after asterisk as specified.

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Rnd 18: Sc2tog around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 6 sts. Finish stuffing head. Thread yarn end through yarn needle and weave through each st. Pull tightly to close opening. Knot yarn securely and thread yarn inside head; cut. BODY: Beg at bottom of body, with MC, ch 2. Rnds 1-4: Rep Rnds 1-4 of head 24sc. Rnds 5-10: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 11: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 12 (neck opening): * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 12 sc. Stuff body firmly. Thread yarn needle with end and sew neck opening to head (white area of head is Fernandos face). WIDOWS PEAK: With MC, ch 11. Row 1 (RS): Sc in second ch from hook and in each rem ch across; turn 10 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in next sc, sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog, sc in last sc; turn 8 sc. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in next sc, [sc2tog] 3 times, sc in last sc; turn 5 sc. Row 4: Ch 1, sc in next sc, draw up a loop in each of next 3 sc, yo and pull through all 4 loops on hook, sc in last sc; turn 3 sc. Row 5: Ch 1, draw up a loop in each of next 3 sc, yo and pull through all 4 loops on hook; turn 1 sc. Row 6: Ch 1, sc in sc; fasten off. Sew widows peak to front of head, using photo as a guide. BEAK: With CC2, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 9 sc. Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around; at end of Rnd 4, sl st in next sc, fasten off. Stuff lightly and sew to front of head, using photo as a guide. WING (Make 2): With MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 8 sc. Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 4: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 10 sc. Rnd 5: Sc in each sc around, sl st in next sc; fasten off. Stuff each wing lightly. Pinch Rnd 5 closed flat and sew wings in place on each side of body, using photo as a guide. TAIL: With MC, ch 2.
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FERNANDO THE PENGUIN Finished size: 6" tall Yarn: 2 ounces #24-233 Carolina Sky (MC) 1 ounce each #24- 201 White (CC1) and #24-203 Baby Yellow (CC2) HEAD: Beg at nose, with CC1, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 4: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 5: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 6: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 30 sc. Rnd 7: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 36 sc. Rnd 8: Sc in each sc around, changing to MC in last st. Rnd 9: * Sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 42 sc. Rnds 10 and 11: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 12: * Sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 36 sc. Rnd 13: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 30 sc. Rnd 14: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 15: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 16: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 18 sc. Stuff head firmly. Rnd 17: * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 12 sc.
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Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 8 sc. Rnd 3: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 10 sc. Rnd 4: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 12 sc. Rnd 5: Sc in each sc around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Stuff tail lightly and sew to back of body, using photo as a guide. TUMMY: With CC1, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around, sl st in next sc; fasten off 18 sc. Sew tummy to middle of body, using photo as a guide. FOOT (Make 2): With CC2, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 9 sc. Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 4: [Sc2tog] 4 times, sl st in last sc; fasten off. Pinch Rnd 4 closed flat and sew each foot to bottom of body, using photo as a guide.

LOLA THE BUNNY Finished size: 7 tall Yarn:

2 ounces #24-208 Rose Pink (MC) 1 ounce #24-204 Baby Pink (CC)

FINISHING: Using photo as a guide for all finishing, embroider eyes using a doubled length of black embroidery floss. Color cheeks with red crayon or powdered blush, if desired.

HEAD: Beg at top of head, with MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 4: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 5: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 6: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 30 sc. Rnd 7: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from around 36 sc. Rnd 8: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 9: * Sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 42 sc. Rnds 10-13: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 14: * Sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 36 sc. Rnd 15: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 30 sc. Rnd 16: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 17: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 18: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 18 sc.
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Rnd 19: * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 12 sc. Stuff head firmly. Rnd 20: Sc2tog around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 6 sc. Finish stuffing head. Thread yarn end through yarn needle and weave through each st. Pull tightly to close opening. Knot yarn securely and thread yarn inside head; cut. BODY: Beg at bottom of body, with MC, ch 2. Rnds 1-4: Rep Rnds 1-4 of head 24 sc. Rnds 5-10: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 11: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 12 (neck opening): Sc2tog around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 9 sc. Stuff body. Thread yarn end through needle and sew neck opening to head. INNER EAR (Make 2): With CC, ch 10. Row 1 (WS): Sc in second ch from hook and in each of next 7 chs, 3 sc in last ch, turn piece and working along opposide side of foundation ch in remaining loop, sc in each of next 8 chs; turn 19 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of next 3 sc, hdc in each of next 5 sc, 2 hdc in each of next 3 sc, hdc in each of next 5 sc, sc in each of last 3 sc; fasten off 22 sts. OUTER EAR (Make 2): With MC, ch 10. Rows 1 and 2: Rep Rows 1 and 2 of inner ear; do not fasten off at end of Row 2; turn. Row 3 (WS): Ch 1, sc in each st across; turn. Row 4 (assembly row): Holding inner ear and outer ear with WS tog and inner ear in front, ch 1, sc in each st across through both thicknesses; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Fold straight bottom edge in of each ear in half and sew to head, using photo as a guide. LEG (Make 2): With MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnd 3: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 15 sc. Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 5: [Sc2tog] 3 times, sc in each of rem 9 sc 12 sc. Rnds 6 and 7: Sc in each sc around; at end of Rnd 7, sl st in next sc, fasten off. Stuff each leg firmly and sew to body, using photo as a guide. ARM (Make 2): With MC, ch 2. Rnds 1 and 2: Rep Rnds 1 and 2 of leg 12 sc. Rnds 3-7: Sc in each sc around; at end of Rnd 7, sl st in next sc, fasten off. Stuff each arm firmly and sew to body, using photo as a guide.
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FINISHING: Using photo as a guide, embroider eyes and facial features using a doubled length of black embroidery floss. Make a pompon for tail by wrapping CC 50 times around 3 fingers of one hand (or use a 2" piece of cardboard). Tie a separate 12" length of CC around center of loops and trim to desired size, shaping into a fluffy pompon tail. Attach tail to back of body. MONKEY BOY Size: 7 tall Yarn:

2 ounces #24-222 Turquoise (MC) 1 ounce #24-215 Hot Lime (CC)

HEAD: Beg at top of head, with MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 4: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 5: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 6: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 30 sc. Rnd 7: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 36 sc. Rnd 8: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 9: * Sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 42 sc. Rnds 10-13: Sc in each sc around.
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EAR (Make 2): With CC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 5: Sc2tog around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 6 sc. Do not stuff. Pinch Rnd 5 closed flat and sew ears in place on sides of head, using photo as a guide. MUZZLE: With CC, ch 2. Rnds 1-3: Rep Rnds 1-3 of head 18 sc. Rnds 4 and 5: Sc in each sc around; at end of Rnd 5, sl st in next sc, fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Stuff lightly. Sew muzzle to front of head, using photo as a guide. LEG (Make 2): With MC, ch 2. Rnds 1 and 2: Rep Rnds 1 and 2 of head 12 sc. Rnd 3: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 15 sc. Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 5: [Sc2tog] 6 times, sc in each of 3 rem sc 9 sc. Rnds 6-8: Sc in each sc around; ; at end of Rnd 8, sl st in next sc,fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Stuff each leg firmly and sew in place, using photo as a guide. ARM (Make 2): With MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 9 sc. Rnds 3-14: Sc in each sc around, stuffing lightly as piece progresses; at end of Rnd 14, sl st in next sc, fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Pinch Rnd 14 closed flat and sew one arm on each side of body, using photo as a guide.

Rnd 14: * Sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 36 sc. Rnd 15: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 30 sc. Rnd 16: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 17: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 18: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 18 sc. Stuff head firmly. Rnd 19: * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 12 sc. Rnd 20: Sc2tog around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 6 sc. Finish stuffing head. Thread yarn end through yarn needle and weave through each st. Pull tightly to close opening. Knot yarn securely and thread yarn inside head; cut. BODY: Beg at bottom of body, with MC, ch 2. Rnds 1-4: Rep Rnds 1-4 of head 24 sc. Rnds 5-10: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 11: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 12 (neck opening): * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 12 sc. Stuff body. Thread yarn end through needle and sew neck opening to head. TUMMY: With MC, ch 2. Rnds 1-3: Rep Rnds 1-3 of head; at end of Rnd 3, sl st in next sc, fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 18 sc. Sew tummy to front of body.
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TAIL: With MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 7 sc in second ch from hook. Rnds 2-18: Sc in each sc around, stuffing lightly as piece progresses; at end of Rnd 18, sl st in next sc, fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Sew tail to back of body. FINISHING: Using photo as a guide, embroider eyes and facial features using a doubled length of black embroidery floss.

Rnds 11-17: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 18: Sc in each of next 6 sc, * sc2tog 6 times, sc in each of next 6 sc; rep from * once more 30 sc. Rnds 19 and 20: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 21: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 22: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 18 sc. Stuff head firmly. Rnd 23: * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 12 sc. Rnd 24: Sc2tog around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 6 sc. Finish stuffing head. Thread yarn end through yarn needle and weave through each st. Pull tightly to close opening. Knot yarn securely and thread yarn inside head; cut. BODY: Beg at bottom of body with MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 4: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnds 5 and 6: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 7: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnds 8-11: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 12 (neck opening): * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 12 sc. Stuff body. Thread yarn end through needle and sew neck opening to head.

STELLA THE ELEPHANT Size: 6 tall Yarn:

2 ounces #24-212 Red (MC) 1 ounce #24-201 White (CC)

HEAD: Beg at top of head, with MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 4: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 5: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 6: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 30 sc. Rnds 7-9: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 10: Sc in each of next 6 sc, [2 sc in each of next 6 sc, sc in each of next 6 sc] twice 42 sc. st Mark 21 st of last rnd as center front.
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LEG (Make 4): With MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 4: Working this rnd only in back loops, sc in each sc around. Rnd 5: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 6: * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 12 sc. Rnd 7: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 9 sc. Rnd 8: Sc in each sc around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Stuff each leg firmly and sew in place, using photo as a guide. TRUNK: With MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 8 sc. Rnd 3: Working this rnd only in back loops, sc in each sc around. Rnds 4 and 5: Sc in each sc around.
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Rnd 6: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 10 sc. Rnds 7-12: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 13: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 12 sc. Rnds 14-16: Sc in each sc around; at end of Rnd 16, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Stuff trunk lightly. Pinch Rnd 16 closed flat and sew trunk in place on head, using photo as a guide. MOUTH: With MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 9 sc. Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around; at end of Rnd 4, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Do not stuff. Pinch Rnd 4 closed flat and sew in place under trunk, using photo as a guide. EAR (Make 2): With MC, ch 2. Rnds 1-3: Rep Rnds 1-3 of body 18 sc. Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 5: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnds 6-9: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 10: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 11: * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 12 sc. Do not stuff. Pinch Rnd 11 closed flat and sew in place on sides of head, using photo as a guide.

TAIL: With MC, ch 10, sl st in fifth ch from hook, [ch 4, sl st in same st as last sl st] twice, sl st in each rem ch of original ch. Sew tail to back of body. FINISHING: Using photo as a guide, embroider eyes using a doubled length of black embroidery floss.

SPIKE THE GIRAFFE Size: 9 tall Yarn:

2 ounces #24-216 Baby Fern (MC) 1 ounce #24-203 Baby Yellow (CC1) 1 ounce #24- 222 Turquoise (CC2)

TUSK (Make 2): With CC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 3: 2 sc in first sc, sc in each rem sc around 7 sc. Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 5: Rep Rnd 3, sl st in next sc; fasten off 8 sc. Stuff each tusk lightly and sew in place on either side of trunk, using photo as a guide.
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HEAD: Beg at nose, with MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 4: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 18 sc. Rnd 5: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 6: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 7: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 8: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 30 sc. Rnd 9: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 10: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 36 sc.
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Rnd 11: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 12: * Sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 42 sc. Rnds 13-22: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 23: * Sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 36 sc. Rnd 24: * Sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 30 sc. Rnd 25: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 26: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 18 sc. Stuff head firmly. Rnd 27: * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 12 sc. Rnd 28: Sc2tog around, sl st in next sc; fasten off, leaving a 12" yarn end 6 sc. Finish stuffing head. Thread yarn end through yarn needle and weave through each st. Pull tightly to close opening. Knot yarn securely and thread yarn inside head; cut. NECK AND BODY: Beg at top of neck and leaving a 12" yarn end, with MC, ch 12; join with a sl st to form a circle, being careful not to twist ch. Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around; do not join 12 sc. Rnds 2-13: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 14: 2 sc in each sc around 24 sc. Rnd 15: Sc in each of next 11 sc, (hdc, dc) in next sc, (dc, hdc) in next sc, sc in each of rem 11 sc 26 sts. Rnd 16: Sc in each of next 12 sts, (hdc, dc) in next dc, (dc, hdc) in next dc, sc in each of rem 12 sts 28 sts. Rnd 17: Sc in each of next 13 sts, (hdc, dc) in next dc, (dc, hdc) in next dc, sc in each of rem 13 sts 30 sts. Rnds 18-21: Sc in each st around. Rnd 22: * Sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog; rep from * around 24 sc. Rnd 23: Sc2tog around, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end 12 sc. Stuff neck and body firmly. Invisibly sew bottom seam lengthwise from front to back. With beg yarn end, sew neck to head . LEG (Make 4): With MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 9 sc. Rnds 3-6: Sc in each sc around; at end of Rnd 6, sl st in next sc, fasten off. Stuff each leg firmly and sew in place, using photo as a guide. EAR (Make 2): With MC, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 9 sc.

Rnd 4: * Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around 12 sc. Rnds 5-7: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 8: Sc2tog around; fasten off 6 sc. Do not stuff ears. Sew in place on each side of head, using photo as a guide. TAIL: With MC, ch 7, 3 hdc in third ch from hook, sl st in each rem ch; fasten off. Sew Tail to back of body. HORN (Make 2): With CC1, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around 12 sc. Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 4: Working this rnd in back loops, sc2tog around 6 sc. Rnds 5 and 6: Sc in each sc around; at end of Rnd 6, sl st in next sc; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Stuff each horn and sew in place on top of head between ears, using photo as a guide. MANE: With CC1, [ch 6, sl st in first ch] 14 times; fasten off leaving a 12" yarn end. Sew mane in place along back of neck, using photo as a guide. SPOT (Make 14): With CC2, ch 2. Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook; join with a sl st in first sc; fasten off, leaving a 12" yarn end. Sew spots randomly along neck and body as desired.

FINISHING: Using photo as a guide, embroider eyes and facial features using a doubled length of black embroidery floss.
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