Blinky the Funmigurumi Smoochies Cat

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Today we start a new series of animals, I hope that you will make all of them with me. I want to make them fun and funny, as all my animals have been (that is what makes them Funmigurumi, after all). So get ready for some smoochies!

Materials-

Red Heart worsted wight yarn, Spring Green (5 oz)
Red Heart worsted wight yarn, Pretty 'N Pink (5 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Bright Yellow (5 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Black (3 oz)
Crochet hooks sizes H and F
Scissors
Blunt needle
Fiberfill



Head-

With H hook and Spring Green ch 21.
Rnd 1- 1 in second ch from hook and in each sc across (20 sc), now, working on the opposite side across foundation loops, make 1 sc in each loop, sl st to join rnd. (40 sc)
Rnd 2-1 sc in each sc around. (40 sc)
Rnds 3 to 24- 1 sc in each sc around. (40 sc) Fasten off, weave in ends.

Stuff Head firmly.


Body-

Rnd 1- Join Pretty 'N Pink and with H hook, work 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, [make 1 sc in each of next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc,] rep 3 times, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (45 sc -5 increases)
Rnd 2- 1 sc in each sc around. (45 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, [1 sc in each of next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc.] rep 4 times, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (50 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each sc around. (50 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of first 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (52 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around.
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each of first 16 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 16 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (54 sc)
Rnds 8 to 24- 1 sc in each sc around. (54 sc) Fasten off. weave in tail.

Stuff  Body firmly.

Face- 

Muzzle (Make 2)-

With Bright Yellow and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- work 6 sc in second ch from hook, slip st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Eyes (Make 2)-

With Black and F hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, slip st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.

Pupils (Make 2)-
With Spring Green and F hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, slip st to join rnd. (6 sc) Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.



Ears-

Ear 1-

With Spring Green and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 4 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd in top of first sc made. (4 sc)
Rnd 2- 1 sc in each sc around. (4 sc)
Rnd 3- 2 sc in each sc around. (8 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each sc around. (8 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (12 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (16 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 c in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (18 sc)
Rnd 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Ear 2-

With Bright Yellow and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 4 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd in top of first sc made. (4 sc)
Rnd 2- 1 sc in each sc around. (4 sc)
Rnd 3- 2 sc in each sc around. (8 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each sc around. (8 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (12 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (16 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 c in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (18 sc)
Rnd 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Arms (Make 2)- 

With Pretty 'N Pink and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- work 6 sc in second ch from hook, slip st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Join Pretty 'N Pink.
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 7 to 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff Arms and sew to sides of clothes. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Legs (Make 2)-

With Spring Green and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- work 6 sc in second ch from hook, slip st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnds 5 to 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in ends.
Rnd 8- Join Pretty 'N Pink and work 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 10 to 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.

Sew Legs at Bottom of Body, stitch across the 6 stitches in the middle, in between Legs. Fasten off,
weave in ends.


Tail- 
With Bright Yellow and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- work 6 sc in second ch from hook, slip st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each st till end of rnd. (8 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in each sc around. (8 sc)
Stuff as you very lightly as you go.
Rnds 4 to 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (8 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 9- Join Spring Green and work 1 sc in each sc around. (8 sc)
Rnd 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (8 sc)
Rnds 11 to 38- 1 sc in each sc around. (8 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to

Putting our little one together:
Do NOT stuff Ears, insert Ears into corners of Head and sew in place, fasten off, weave in tails.

Bow-
With Pretty'N Pink and H hook, ch 11.
Rnd 1- 2 sc in second ch from hook, 1 ch till last ch, 2 sc in last ch, working on the opposite side of the piece, make 1 sc in each loop of foundation chain, sl st to join rnd. (24 sc)
Rnd 2- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail  that is long enough to wrap around the middle of the  bow and also to sew with.

Insert the Ears into the corners of the Head, and sew in place. Fasten off, weave in tail. Place the bow in the middle of the Head, and tack the ends, curving the Bow a little bit on both sides so that it will fit snuggly but also so that it will not lie flat on the Head. Fasten off, weave in tail.
Pin the Muzzle 6 rounds above the bottom of the Spring Green Head. and sew in place using the tails you left. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Sew the green Pupils onto the Black disk of Eyes. Fasten off, weave in tail behind the Black disks. Pin the disks just above the Muzzle and sew in place, stitch a large straight stitch in the center for the cat's eye. Stitch  Eyebrows above each Eye as seen in photos (about 2 rnds above each Eye). Fasten off, weave in tail.
Stitch straight whiskers at the ends of the Muzzle. Fasten off, weave in tail. Center Tail at the Back of Body, pin and sew in place. Fasten off, weave in yarn end.

You're done!

He Never Disappoints

FUN WITH SHOW AND TELL

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It's been a while since our last Show And Tell, but Shandy Mcjarrow has graciously agreed to share with all of us her precious version of our Funmigurumi Cheeks. Isn't this totally lovable?

This precious version of Ceeks will also be shared on Craftybegonia's Facebook page and also on our VIP board on Pinterest.

Thank you so much Shandy McJarrow for sharing with us your lovely interpretation of our toys.

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Primrose the Summer Love Bug

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After he offended all the mothers in Bugsville because he refused to date their very eager daughters, our silly boy (Spring Love Bug) decided to sign up with the Bugs Connection Dating Service and "import" a mail order bride from Florida! You cannot believe the flying rumors, especially when the girl did not provide a selfie and it was discovered that she did not have a Facebook nor an Instagram page. Oh, the comments! Our poor fellow was terrified when they told him she was probably too ugly for words, and that that was the reason he couldn't get her to spend some time chatting with him on a well known video site. With trepidation, he went to receive the package in which she traveled. After opening it, out came his super cute bride and it was total love at first sight. Don't you think the Bugs Connection Dating Service sent him a real cutie?



Follow the easy pattern to make this absolutely precious and hilarious "love" bug bride!

Skill- Moderately easy
Size- 21" T (from top of blooming antennae to shoes) x 8 1/2 W

Primrose the Love Bug


Materials-

Red Heart worsted weight yarn Shocking Pink (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Bright Yellow (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Baby Pink (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Aran (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black (2 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn White (4 yards)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Burgundy (1 yard, 3 inches)
Crochet hook size H
Fiberfill
Scissors
Pins
Blunt needle
Optional: Color for cheeks (I use a chalk pastel bar but you can use anything you like)



Body (Make 2)-
With Shocking Pink and H hook, ch 31.
Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 10- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Roe 11- Join Bright Yellow and work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 12 to 14- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Row 15- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.
Row 16- Join Spring Green and work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 17 to 19- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Row 20- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.
Row 21- Join Baby Pink and work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 22 to 29- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Row 30- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Sew and stuff  the Sides of Body. Fasten off and weave tails inside of Body.

With blunt needle, sew Bottom and Sides of Body, leaving top open for now. Fasten off, weave in tails.
Stuff with Fiberfill, making sure you get at the corners of the body.



Legs (Make 2)-

With Spring and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnds 5 to 11- 1 sc in each c around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 12- Join Bright Yellow, make 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in ecach of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Stuff firmly.
Rnd 14- 1 sc in first sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep aroun. (12 sc)
Rnd 15- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, weave in ends.
Rnd 16- Join Shocking Pink. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Stuff as you go!
Rnd 17-1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc
Rnd 18- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc.)
Rnd 19- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 20 to 27- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Finish stuffing and sew to Bottom of Body. Fasten off and weave in tail inside of Body.

Arms (Make 2)-
With Aran and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Spring Green and work 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tails.
Rnd 10- Join Bright Yellow, make 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, *1 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep from * around. (18 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)  Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 12- 1 sc in first sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, *1 sc in next sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep from * around. (12 sc)
Rnd 13- Join Spring Green, 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 14- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 15- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten of, weave in tails.
Rnd 16- Join Baby Pink, work 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 17- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 18- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnds 19 to 27- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten of, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff and sew to the Sides of Body. Fasten off and weave tails inside of Body.



Head (Make 2, Front and Back)-
Row 1- Skip first 5 sc from Top of Body, join Aran and and with H hook, work 20 sc, ch 1, turn, leaving the last 5 sc of Top of Body unworked. (20 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 19- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 20- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Sew Shoulders of Body with matching yarn color, fasten off and weave in tails. Sew sides of Head, leaving Top open for now. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Stuff Body.



Face-

Mouth-
With Burgundy and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving tail to sew with, but slip stitch so that you can continue working.
Rnd 3- Join Shocking Pink and workin in Back Loops ONLY, make 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 4- Working in Both Loops, make 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.

Thread blunt needle with leftover Burgundy tail and centering Mouth on Face, about 2 rows above the Bottom of the Head. Stitch carefully INSIDE the Mouth, leaving the Lips free. Fasten off, weave in tail inside of Head.

Eyes (Make 2)-
With Black and H hook, ch 2.
Row 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, (DO NOT SLIP STITCH INTO A ROUND!) (6 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 2 sc in each stitch across. (12 c) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with and a little extra for eyelashes, about 39 inches long. (it's better to have a little more than too little, it must suit your style of sewing).
Pin the eyes 14 rows from Bottom and ending 1 row Below top of Head. Sew in place and stitch straight eyelashes on the sides of Eyes. Fasten off and weave in tails at back of Head.

"Light" of Eyes-
Thread a blunt needle with White yarn and "dot" small straight stitches on both Eyes as seen in photos. Weave in ends behind Face.



Nose-
With Black and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 1 sc in each sc around. (6 sc)
Begin to stuff
Rnd 3- 1 sc in each sc around. (6 sc) Fasten of, leaving long tail to sew with.
Finish stuffing and sew onto Face just 1 row above the Mouth. Fasten off, weave in tail inside of Head.



Antennae

Make 2

With Spring Green and H hook ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook and sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- Working in back loops all through rnd, make 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (you will be using the free loops to sew the Antenna onto the Head)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each st around. (18 sc)
Stuff as you go
Rnd 5- 1 sc in first sc, sc2tog over next 2 sts, rep around. (12 sc)
Rnd 6- Sc2 tog, rep around. (6 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 7- Join Bright Yellow and work 1 sc in each st around. (6 sc)
Rnd 8- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in first sc, sc2tog over next 2 sts, rep around. (12 sc)
Stuff as you go.
Rnd 12- Working in back loops all through rnd, make 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 13- Sc2 tog, rep around. (6 sc) Fasten off, leaving a tail that is 36 inches long.
Using the long tail sew the top closed and then, piercing carefully through the side of the ball, find your was to the base of the Yellow Ball (Rnd 7), wrap yarn around the base of the Ball 8 times to give it support for the use the toy will have, then weave in what you have left.
Flower-
Rnd 1- Join Shocking Pink to the first loop left of Rnd 12 or Yellow Ball, ch 3, make 5 dc in same loop, 1 sc in next loop, *6 dc in next loop, 1 sc in next loop, rep around, to finish flower, make 5 dc in next loop, skip 1 loop and sc in last loop, slip stitch in top of beginning ch 3. Fasten off, leaving long tail to weave ends with.
Weave in ends.
Sew Base of Antenna using Spring Green to Top of Head as seen in photos.

Hair-
Count 9 stitches from the edge of the Head toward the Center of the Head, join Spring to FRONT LOOP of that 9th st with a slip stitch, ch 10, sl st in same loop, [slip stitch in front loop of next st, ch 10, slip st in same loop] rep twice, fasten off, weave in tails inside of Head.

Stuff Head and sew Top of Head closed. Sew Antennae to Top of Head as seen in photos. Fasten off and weave in tails.

Done!

And here they are, the Love Bugs! Don't you just love them?



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Funmigurumi Stripers: Spring Love Bug

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Crazy animal toys are such fun to make and children absolutely love them, especially if they are funny, cuddly, cute and colorful. Our Spring Love Bug meets all that criteria and more! He is easy to make and you'll see just how totally funny he turns out to be! Have fun.

Materials-

Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Medium Thyme (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Spring Green (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Paddy Green (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Bright Yellow (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Aran (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Hot Red (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, White (2 oz)
Crochet Hook sizes H, E and F.
Blunt needle
Scissors
Fiberfill



Body (Make 2)-

With Medium Thyme and H hook, ch 31.
Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 13- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Row 14- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.
Row 15- Join Spring Green and work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 16 to 18- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Row 19- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 20- Join Paddy Green and work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Row 21- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Row 22- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 23- Join Bright Yellow and make 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 24 to 29- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Ch 1, turn.
Row 30- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sts) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Heart-
With Hot red and F hook, ch 2.

Rnd 1- Work 10 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (10 sc)
Rnd 2- Ch 1, 1 hdc in each of next 3 sts, 1 hdc plus 3 dc in next st, ch 1, slip st in next st, ch 1, 3 dc and 1 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each st till the stitch before the last st, ch 1, slip st in the lat st. Fasten off, leaving long tail t sew with.

Pin Heart to Front in whatever spot you prefer and sew in place. Fasten off, weave in tails inside of Body.

With blunt needle, sew Bottom and Sides of Body, leaving top open for now. Fasten off, weave in tails.
Stuff with Fiberfill, making sure you get at the corners of the body.


Legs (Make 2)-

With Medium Thyme and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnds 5 to 7- 1 sc in each c around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 8- Join Spring Green, make 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 10- Join Paddy Green, work 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 12- Join Bright Yellow, make 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in ecach of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Stuff firmly.
Rnd 14- 1 sc in first sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep aroun. (12 sc)
Rnd 15- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, weave in ends.
Rnd 16- Join Hot Red and work 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Stuff as you go!
Rnd 17- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)  Fasten off, weave in ends.
Rnd 18- Join Medium Thyme, work 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 19- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc.)
Rnd 20- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 21 to 27- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Finish stuffing and sew to Bottom of Body. Fasten off and weave in tail inside of Body.



Arms (Make 2)-
With Medium Thyme and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Spring Green and work 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 8- Join Paddy Green, make 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, *1 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep from * around. (18 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 10- Join Bright Yellow, make 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in first sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, *1 sc in next sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep from * around. (12 sc)
Rnd 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten of, weave in tails.
Rnd 13- Join Hot Red, and work 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 14- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, weave in tails.
Rnd 15- Join Paddy green and work 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 16- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnds 17 to 22- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten of, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff and sew to the Sides of Body. Fasten off and weave tails inside of Body.

Head (Make 2, Front and Back)-
Row 1- Skip first 5 sc from Top of Body, join Aran and and with H hook, work 20 sc, ch 1, turn, leaving the last 5 sc of Top of Body unworked. (20 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 19- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 20- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Sew Shoulders of Body, fasten off and weave in tails. Sew sides of Head, leaving Top open for now. Fasten off, weave in ends.



Face-
Muzzle-
With Aran and H hook, ch 11.
Rnd 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch acros, working on opposite side across foundation lools of beginning chain, make 1 sc in each loop, sl st to close rnd. (20 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in first, 1 sc in each of next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till last sc, 2 sc in next sc. (24 sc)
Rnd 3- 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in each of next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till last sc of rnd, 2 sc in last sc. (28 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each sc around. (28 sc)
Rnds 5 to 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (28 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Nose-
With Hot Red and F hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 8 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (8 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Stuff nose.
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnd 5- Sc2 tog around. (8 sc.)

Place the Nose at the center of the Muzzle and squeeze it down a bit, using tail you left, sew it onto the Muzzle from the end of the 3rd Rnd, so that the Nose will stay semi-flattened. Fasten off and weave in tails inside of Muzzle.
Stuff Muzzle and sew to the center of the Head, about the middle of it, 5 rows above the Bottom of Head. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Eyes-
Whites of Eyes (Make 2)-
With White and F hook ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Row 3- (We will not work an entire round), 1 sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sl st in next st. (7 sts) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Irises (Make 2)-
With Spring Green and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook. Sl st to join rnd. (6 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Eyelids (Make 2)-
With Paddy Green and F hook, ch 7.
Row 1- 1 sc in secon ch from hook and 1 sc in each ch across. (6 stitches) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Pin the Whites of Eyes to Face and above and to the sides of Muzzle as seen in photos. Sew in place. Fasten off and weave in tails inside of Head.
Pin the Irises in the very center of the Whites and sew in place. Make 3 dots of White yarn (one on top of the other as you see in photos, to give a little bit of expression of the Eyes.) Fasten off, weave in tails. Sew the Eyelids on top of the Eyes as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in tails.

Stuff the Head and sew Top closed. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Hair-
With Hot Red and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- Working in Font Loops, this rnd ONLY, make 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc) Sl st to join rnd. DO NOT fasten off!
Hair Loops-
First Row of Loops-
Ch 10, sl st in same st, *slip st in next st aand ch 10, sl st in same stitch, rep from * around. (24 loops) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Second Row of Loops-
Join Hot Red to first Back Loop of Rnd 3 and ch 10, sl st in same loop, *sl st in next loop, ch 10, sl st in same loop, rep from * around (24 loops) Fasten off, weave in tails behind piece.

Sew Hair onto Center of Head. Fasten off, weave in tails.

Antennae (Make 2)-

Tips-
With E hook and Cherry Red, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Antennae Tubes-
With Bright Yellow and Ehook ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in last sc. (8 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next ss, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (10 sc)
Rnds 4 to 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff Tips lightly with fiberfill and sew to the top of the Bright Yellow Antennae tubes. Fasten off, weave in tails.
Stuff antennae, and sew into place as seen in photos.

Done!

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Funmigurumi Stripers: Huggums the Bear

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Well, we are going to go at it again. There is nothing cuter than a bear, especially a lovable and huggable one. Here we have another one of our Stripers, this time it's a sweet little bear girl a truly girly girl bear. If you ever wanted to crochet a teddy bear but did not do it because you thought they were too elaborate and long, try this one, it's a snap. Enjoy!

Skill- Moderately easy
Size-  17" T x 8" W (Not measuring rose)

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Tea Leaf  (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Perfect Pink (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Baby Pink (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pumpkin (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Bright Yellow (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Soft Brown (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Aran (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black (3 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn White (3 oz)
Fiberfill
Crochet hook size H
Blunt needle
Scissors



Body (Make 2)-
With crochet hook size H and Tea Leaf, ch 31.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch till end of row. (30 sc, counting ch bump of first st.) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across and in top of ch bump of first st. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 5- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 6- Join Spring Green, work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 7 to 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 10- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 11- Join Perfect Pink and work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 12 to 14- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 15- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 16- Join Pumpkin. Work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 17 to 19- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 20- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 21- Join Bright Yellow. Make 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 22 to 29- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 30- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Thread blunt needle and sew Bottom and Sides of Body closed, using corresponding yarn colors, and leaving the Top open for now.



Head (Make 2, Front and Back)-
Row 1- Skip first 5 sc from Top of Body, join Soft Brown and and with H hook, work 20 sc, ch 1, turn, leaving the last 5 sc of Top of Body unworked. (20 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 29- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 30- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Sew sides of Head, leaving Top open for now. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Muzzle-
With Aran and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep arund. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnds 4 to 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Nose-
With Black, ch 5.
Row 1- Make 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each ch from hook.Ch 1, turn. (4 sc)
Rows 2 to 3- 1 sc in each sc across. (4 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Center muzzle pieces in front side of body as seen in photos, Fasten off. Sew in place. Sew nose on top and center, embroider mouth as a straight line down and then a short line across 4 sc. Fasten off. Weave in tail inside of head.

Eyes
White of Eyes (Make 2)-
With White and H hook ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Puplils (Make 2)-
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Sew Pupils to White of Eyes. Fasten off, weave in ends at Back of piece.  Pin Eyes to Head at sides of Muzzle as seen in photos. Use tail of White of Eyes to sew Eyes to Head. Fasten off and weave in tails inside of Head.



Legs (Make 2)-
With Teal Leaf and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 5 to 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Tea Leaf and weave in tail.
Rnd 7- Join Spring Green. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 8- Work 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over the next 2 sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (14 sc) Fasten off, weave in tails.
Stuff as you go!
Rnd 10- Join Perfect Pink, work 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 11 to 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 14- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 15- Join Baby Pink, make 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 16 to 19- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 20- Join Pumpkin and work 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 21 to 22- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 23- Join Bright Yellow and make 1 sc in each sc around (18 sc)
Rnds 24 to 25- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 26- Join Tea Leaf, work 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 27 to 28- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Finish stuffing, sew Legs to Bottom of Body. Don't worry that it is not stuffed yet.

Arms (Make 2)-
With Soft Brown and H hok, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 6 to 7- 1 Sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over the next 2 sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over the next 2 sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (14 sc) Fasten off, weave in tails.
Stuff as you go!
Rnd 10- Join Perfect Pink, work 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 11 to 15-  1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 16- Join Baby Pink, make 1 sc in each st around. (18 sc)
Rnds 17 to 21- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, weave in tails.
Rnd 22- Join Pumpkin. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 23 to 26- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Finish stuffing and sew Arms in place as you see them in photos.

Stuff Body and using tails, sew the Shoulders closed. Fasten off, weave in tails.

Close the sides of the Head using the tails you left.

Stuff Head and sew closed. Fasten off, weave in tails.

Ears (Make 2)-
With Soft Brown and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnds 4 to 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Rose-
With Perfect Pink and H hook, ch 53.
Row 1- Work 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (52 sc) Ch 3, turn.
Row 2- Make 5 dc in first sc (ch 3 counts as first dc), skip 3 sc, slip st in next sc, [skip next 2 sc, work 6 dc in next sc, skip 2 sc, 1 sl st in next sc] rep across, Finish row as follows: When there are only 6 sc left plus the bump of the first sc, work as follows: Skip 2 sc, make 6 dc in next sc, skip only 1 sc, sl st in next sc, skip 1 sc, 6 dc in top of bump of first sc. Fasten off, leaving tail long enough to sew with.
To Form Rose:
Carefully roll up the strip you just finished into a rose shape. Use a blunt needle to stitch the rose together on the back side.
Sew Rose to the center of Huggums Head. Fasten off, weave in tail.

You're done!



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Funmigurumi Stripers: Sniffy the Anteater Girl

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It is always a lot of fun when a new Funmigurumi takes off across the Net and runs on its own legs! Snorty has been very popular and I want to thank you for making him so. Now here is his sweetheart, hope you like her!

Skill- Moderately easy
Size- 17 1/2" L x 8 1/4" W

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Flame (1 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Tea Leaf  (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Bright Yellow (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pale Yellow (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Aran (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black (3 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn White (3 oz)
Crochet hook size H
Blunt needle
Scissors
Note: If you make the couple, add to your list of Materials 1 skein Shocking Pink and make the Sniffy in Pink and Snorty in Flame.


Body (Make 2)-
With crochet hook size H and Flame, ch 31.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch till end of row. (30 sc, counting ch bump of first st.) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across and in top of ch bump of first st. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 4- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 5 to 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 10- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 11- Join Tea Leaf, work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 12 to 15- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc)  Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 16- Join Bright Yellow and work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 17 to 19- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 20- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 21- Join Spring Green, work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 22 to 24- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 25- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc)  Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Rows 26 to 29- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 30- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Sew Front and Back together at the sides and the Bottom. Fasten off, and weave in tails inside of Body.
Stuff Body well.

Arms (Make 2)-
With Tea Leaf and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 5 to 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over the next 2 sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (14 sc) Fasten off, weave in tails.
Stuff as you go!
Rnd 10- Join Bright Yellow, make 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 11 to 17- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 18- Join Spring Green and work 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 19 to 31- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Finish stuffing and sew to Sides of Body, fasten off, weave in tails inside of Body.


Legs (Make 2)-
With Spring Green and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 5 to 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over the next 2 sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (14 sc) Fasten off, weave in tails.
Stuff as you go!
Rnd 10- Join Bright Yellow, make 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 11 to 15- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 16- Join Flame and work 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 17 to 31- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Finish stuffing and, skipping the first 5 sc, sew first Leg to Bottom of Body, fasten off, weave in tail inside of Body. Skip 7 sc and sew the second Leg to Bottom of Body, skipping the last 5 sc of Bottom of Body, fasten off, weave in tail inside of Body.

Tail-
With Flame and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnds 2 to 3- 1 sc in each sc around. (6 sc)
Rnd 4- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnds 5 to 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Stuff gently as you go!
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (14 sc)
Rnds 9 to 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each of first 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (16 sc)
Rnd 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in each of first 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (18 sc)
Rnd 14- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 15- 1 sc in each of first 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (20 sc)
Rnd 16- 1 sc in each sc around. (20 sc) Fasten off Flame, weave in tail.
Rnd 17- Join Tea Leaf and work 1 sc in each sc around. (20 sc)
Rnd 18- 1 sc in each of first 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (22 sc)
Rnd 19- 1 sc in each sc around. (22 sc)
Rnd 20- 1 sc in each of first 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (24 sc)
Rnds 21 to 26- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 27- 1 sc in each of first 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (26 sc)
Rnds 28 to 30- 1 sc in each sc around. (26 sc)
Rnd 31- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (28 sc)
Rnds 32 to 34- 1 sc in each sc around. (28 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Center the Tail at Back, pin it down and sew in place. Fasten off and weave in tail securely inside of Body.

Head (Make 2, Front and Back)-
Row 1- Skip first 5 sc from Top of Body, join Aran and and with H hook, work 20 sc, ch 1, turn, leaving the last 5 sc of Top of Body unworked. (20 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 29- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 30- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Sew sides of Head, leaving Top open for now. Fasten off, weave in ends.


Stuff Body firmly.

Long Nose-
With Flame and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc aorund. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc) Fasten off Flame, weave in tails at back of the disk formed.
Stuff as you go! Keep the stuffing light, we want a pliable Nose.
Rnd 5- Join Aran. Working in Back Loops this Rnd ONLY, make 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Stuff gently as you go (we don't want a Nose that is too stiff, leave it a bit pliable.)
Rnds 6 to 22- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 23- 1 sc in each of first 3 scm 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnds 24 to 25- 1 sc in each sc around. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Center the Nose on the lower part of the "Face" and tack down with pins. Sew in place. Weave in tail on back of work.

Eyes (Make 2)-
Whites of Eyes-
With White and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc aorund. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Pupils-
With Black and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Pin the Pupils to the "Whites of Eyes" and sew in place. Pin then to Face of Snorty and sew in place. Fasten off and weave in ends inside of Head.
Optional- With White, thread a blunt needle and make a dot of light on each Pupil. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Stuff Head and sew Top closed. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Ears (Make 2)-
With Aran and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 ac in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnd 7 to 10- 1 sc in each ac around. (30 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, [1 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 5 more times, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (24 sc)
Rnd 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 13-  sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, [1 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 5 more times, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (18 sc)
Rnds 14 to 16- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 17- 1 sc in first sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (12 sc)
Rnds 18 to 20-  1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Sew ears in place, inserting them at the corners of the Head, for more safety if they are pulled. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Bow-
With Flame or Shocking Pink (if you decide to make her in Pink) and H hook, ch 18 0r 20 chains (depending on how long you want the Bow).
Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (17 or 19 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (17 or 19 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 4- 1 sc in each sc across. (17 or 19 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 5- 1 sc in each sc across. (17 or 19 sc) Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with and to wrap around the center of the Bow and tack it onto Head.
Thread blunt needle and sew the two ends of the Bow, then adjust it so that the stitches fall on the Lower Center of the Bow. Then, wrap the yarn around the center of the Bow as many times as you like (minimum 10 times), and use the leftover yarn to tack the Bow to the center of the Head, fasten off and weave in whatever is left of the yarn.

You're done!

I want to thank this Web paper for featuring Craftybegonia. Thank you so much!



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Funmigurumi Stripers: Snorty the Anteater

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The funny-looking Anteater or Aardvark has been the subject of many cartoons. I think it is an animal with loads of possibilities for super cute Amigurumis, so I tried my hand at making one as a Striper. Hope you love him! Imagine him going across your back yard pursuing his favorite lunch, ooooh there he goes!


Skill- Moderately easy
Size- 17 1/2" L x 8 1/4" W

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Flame (1 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Tea Leaf  (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Bright Yellow (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pale Yellow (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Aran (4 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black (3 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn White (3 oz)
Crochet hook size H
Blunt needle
Scissors



Body (Make 2)-
With crochet hook size H and Flame, ch 31.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch till end of row. (30 sc, counting ch bump of first st.) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across and in top of ch bump of first st. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 4- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 5 to 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 10- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 11- Join Tea Leaf, work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 12 to 15- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc)  Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 16- Join Bright Yellow and work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 17 to 19- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 20- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 21- Join Spring Green, work 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 22 to 24- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 25- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc)  Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Rows 26 to 29- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 30- 1 sc in each sc across. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Sew Front and Back together at the sides and the Bottom. Fasten off, and weave in tails inside of Body.
Stuff Body well.

Arms (Make 2)-
With Tea Leaf and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 5 to 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over the next 2 sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (14 sc) Fasten off, weave in tails.
Stuff as you go!
Rnd 10- Join Bright Yellow, make 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 11 to 17- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 18- Join Spring Green and work 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 19 to 31- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Finish stuffing and sew to Sides of Body, fasten off, weave in tails inside of Body.

Legs (Make 2)-
With Spring Green and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 5 to 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over the next 2 sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (14 sc) Fasten off, weave in tails.
Stuff as you go!
Rnd 10- Join Bright Yellow, make 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 11 to 15- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Rnd 16- Join Flame and work 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 17 to 31- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Finish stuffing and, skipping the first 5 sc, sew first Leg to Bottom of Body, fasten off, weave in tail inside of Body. Skip 7 sc and sew the second Leg to Bottom of Body, skipping the last 5 sc of Bottom of Body, fasten off, weave in tail inside of Body.



Tail-
With Flame and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnds 2 to 3- 1 sc in each sc around. (6 sc)
Rnd 4- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnds 5 to 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Stuff gently as you go!
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (14 sc)
Rnds 9 to 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each of first 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (16 sc)
Rnd 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in each of first 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (18 sc)
Rnd 14- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 15- 1 sc in each of first 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (20 sc)
Rnd 16- 1 sc in each sc around. (20 sc) Fasten off Flame, weave in tail.
Rnd 17- Join Tea Leaf and work 1 sc in each sc around. (20 sc)
Rnd 18- 1 sc in each of first 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (22 sc)
Rnd 19- 1 sc in each sc around. (22 sc)
Rnd 20- 1 sc in each of first 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (24 sc)
Rnds 21 to 26- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 27- 1 sc in each of first 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (26 sc)
Rnds 28 to 30- 1 sc in each sc around. (26 sc)
Rnd 31- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (28 sc)
Rnds 32 to 34- 1 sc in each sc around. (28 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Center the Tail at Back, pin it down and sew in place. Fasten off and weave in tail securely inside of Body.

Head (Make 2, Front and Back)-
Row 1- Skip first 5 sc from Top of Body, join Aran and and with H hook, work 20 sc, ch 1, turn, leaving the last 5 sc of Top of Body unworked. (20 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 29- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 30- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Sew sides of Head, leaving Top open for now. Fasten off, weave in ends.


Stuff Body firmly.

Long Nose-
With Flame and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc aorund. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around (18 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc) Fasten off Flame, weave in tails at back of the disk formed.
Stuff as you go! Keep the stuffing light, we want a pliable Nose.
Rnd 5- Join Aran. Working in Back Loops this Rnd ONLY, make 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Stuff gently as you go (we don't want a Nose that is too stiff, leave it a bit pliable.)
Rnds 6 to 22- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 23- 1 sc in each of first 3 scm 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnds 24 to 25- 1 sc in each sc around. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Center the Nose on the lower part of the "Face" and tack down with pins. Sew in place. Weave in tail on back of work.

Eyes (Make 2)-
Whites of Eyes-
With White and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc aorund. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Pupils-
With Black and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Pin the Pupils to the "Whites of Eyes" and sew in place. Pin then to Face of Snorty and sew in place. Fasten off and weave in ends inside of Head.
Optional- With White, thread a blunt needle and make a dot of light on each Pupil. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Stuff Head and sew Top closed. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Ears (Make 2)-
With Aran and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 ac in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnd 7 to 10- 1 sc in each ac around. (30 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, [1 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 5 more times, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (24 sc)
Rnd 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 13-  sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, [1 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 5 more times, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (18 sc)
Rnds 14 to 16- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 17- 1 sc in first sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (12 sc)
Rnds 18 to 20-  1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Sew ears in place, inserting them at the corners of the Head, for more safety if they are pulled. Fasten off, weave in ends.

You're done!

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