I made the Unicorn Lovey for my Niece, but I also have a Baby Nephew so I just had to make one for him as well! And since unicorns are really the preferred style for baby boys, I decided on a Teddy Bear one for him. I think he came out so cute! What do you think?

 

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Part two is now released, you can find it here

 

Find more crochet afghans here on the category Afghans & Baby Blankets

 

Teddy Bear Lovey (Part 1) – Free Crochet Pattern

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For this project you’ll need:

HOOK: you will need 2 size hooks. 3 mm \ C hook and a 5 mm \ H hook

YARN: medium 4 worsted weight yarn \ Aran 10 ply

3 skeins of Variegated yarn – 100g / 250 meter Skeins to make the afghan portion of this pattern.

And one solid color (Coffee Brown Color)- I used only one skein – Worsted weight yarn 100 grams \ 190 meters of the

I also used a very small amount of Worsted weight yarn in blue for the feet, nose and ears.

 

You’ll also need:

 

  • Tapestry Needle
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Fiber Fill
  • Small amount of Felt in Black and White

 

 

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st = Stitch

sk = Skip

dec = decrease

beg = beginning

YO = Yarn Over

FPDC = Front Post Double Crochet

SC = Single Crochet

DC = Double Crochet

HDC = Half Double Crochet

FLO = Front Loop Only

BLO = Back Loop Only

DCFS = Double Crochet Foundation Stitch

Sc dec = single crochet decrease

Dc dec = Double crochet decrease
Repeat what’s in between * for rest of round.

 

 


 

 

 

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First thing you need for a lovey is a great stitch for the afghan! I’ve been looking for something to make with this stitch since I first filmed a tutorial on it back in 2017.

 

I was lucky enough to find two solid colors that matched really well with the variegated yarn I found.

 

 

 

SIZE of this Afghan

– 57 centimeters wide and 71 centimeters long

– 22 inches wide and 28 inches long

 

 

 

MY GAUGE:

These sizes are measured using my gauge of 1 cm per stitch or 5 cms or per 2 ½ inches per shell.

 

SIZES:

If you want to a larger afghan with this stitch then Double Crochet Foundation Stitch or chain # in ()

Twin – 152 (155)

Full – 188 (191)

Queen – 206 (209)

King – 248 (251)

 

 

The graph for this stitch can be found here https://goo.gl/Kd4ZZp

 

Multiples of this stitch 6 + 5 – if your chaining, make sure your chain isn’t to tight

or Multiples of 6 + 2 if your using DCFS

 

 

 

The Afghan

Using your 5 mm \ H hook

 

Row 1

DCFS 86 or ch 89

 

If you chained, then DC in 6th ch from hook and DC in all your sts before you reach row 2. You should end with 8 sts.

 

 

Row 2

Ch 3, sk 1st DC and SC in next * CH 3, Skip 2 sts, sc in next * Repeat for row

 

 

 

 

End your row: when you come to your last 2 sts. Ch 1 and HDC in last st of row. Ch 1 and Turn

 

 

 

 

Row 3

sc in the first HDC of row. Skipping our ch 1 space and moving to our first ch 3 space, (the second space of the row) *crochet DC 2, ch 2, DC 2 in the ch 3 space. SC in next ch 3 space. *

 

 

To end your row: Sc in lst ch 1 space of row. CH 3 and turn.

 

 

 

Row 4

The first 3 ch counts as a stitch. FPDC into the 2nd DC of row.

 

 

 

 

* CH 2 and sc in the next ch 2 space. Ch 2.

 

 

FPDC dec using the next DC, then skip over to the next DC next to your ch 2 space as shown in the picture below.

 

 

And finish your FPDC decrease. * Repeat for row.

 

 

To end your row: Repeating the same pattern, when you get to the last FPDC dec of row, finish your FPDC dec by using the last sc of the row. Ch 3 and turn.

 

 

 

 

 

Row 5

ch 3 counts as the first st of the row. On this row you will be putting 2 DC’s in your ch 2 spaces and 1 DC in each of your sc and FPDC dec stitches.

 

 

Repeat rows 1 – 5

 

 

 

 

 

The Border

Using your 5 mm \ H hook

Attach your yarn in the corner of one of the top rows.

Do a DC attachment or sl st and ch 2. DC 2 more times in the same stitch. DC 3 in all stitches at the top.

 

 

 

At the end of the row HDC in the first side stitches, then continue down the side of the afghan putting one SC in all sts. Keep your sc’s as even as you can. The goal is to not put to many single crochets together, but as evenly spread out as you can.

 

 

Part two is now released, you can find it here

 

Unicorn Lovey Pattern

 

 

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