Oodles of Smoodles—Cashew the Monkey

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This is a fun and clever toy for a really small child (9 to 24 months.) It is super easy to make and totally washable and hypoallergenic. It is large enough for baby to hug and light enough to be dragged along and take anywhere baby wants to go. Hope you amke one for a child you love and please, remember needy children! Enjoy!

Size- 12" tall x 5 1/2" wide
Skill- Easy

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Daffodil (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Hot Red (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pumpkin (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Delft Blue (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Turqua (about ½ skein)
Crochet hook size H
Fiberfill
Scissors
Blunt needle



Body-
With Spring Green and H hook, ch 15.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 21- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 22- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Spring Green, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 23- Join Pumpkin. Work 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 24- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 25 to 43- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 44- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Pumpkin, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 45- Join Delft Blue. Work 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 46 to 65- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 66- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Delft Blue, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 67- Join Daffodil. Make 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 68 to 87- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 88- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Daffodil, leaving long tail to sew with.
Weave in all beginning tails.
Row 89- Join Hot Red. Work 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rnds 90 to 109- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rnd 110- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Hot Red, leaving long tail to sew with.

Using tails and blunt needle begin to sew edges into a tube, stuffing with Fiberfill as you go. Once you have a stuffed tube, join the two ends to form a circle. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Let’s make the features of our little Oodle before we twist the Body.



Ears (Make 2)-
With Turqua and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Row 2- 2 sc in each of first 5 sc, (leave last sc unworked,) ch 1, turn. (10 sc)
Row 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep across. (15 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of row. (17 sc)
Row 5- 1 sc in each sc across. (17 sc) Fasten off Turqua, leaving long tail to sew with.

Arms (Make 2)-
With Turqua and h hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnds 3 to 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)



Legs (Make 2)-
With Turqua and h hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 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 of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc. (14 sc) Fasten off Turqua, leaving long tail to sew with.

Rnds 4 to 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off Turqua, leaving long tail to sew with.

Thread a blunt needle with a long strand of Spring Green yarn. Twist Oodle’s Body into a figure 8. With stitches, as invisible as possible, sew the figure 8 in place so that it will not come undone, securing it both in Front and in Back. Fasten off, weave in tails.

Stuff Arms lightly with Fiberfill and pin in place as seen in photos and using tails, sew to the toy. Stuff Legs and pin in place as shown and sew in place. Fasten off, weave in tails.

Pin Ears in place as seen in photos and sew to sides of “Head,” fasten off, weave in tails.

Eyes (Make 2)-
With Black and F hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- 5 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (5 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with and to embroider Eyebrows.

Pin Eyes in place and threading blunt needle with tails, sew in place, embroider Eyebrows as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in tail so that no Black will be seen.

Muzzle-
With Raspberry (or Medium Pink or Rose of your choice), ch 10.
Rnd 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch across. Working on foundation loops, make 2 sc in first loop, 1 sc in each loop till last loop, 2 sc in last loop, sl st to join rnd. (18 sc) Fasten off Raspberry, weave in ends.
Rnd 2- Join Lt. Blue. Make 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc  in next sc, sl st to join rnd. (22 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in each sc around. (22 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff Muzzle very lightly and pin in place. Sew using tail you left. Fasten off, weave in remaining end.



Tail-
With F and Turqua, ch, 42.
Row 1- Work 3 hdc in fourth ch from hook, work 4 hdc in next ch and in each ch across.

Sew tail to Back as seen in photos, fasten off, weave in ends.

Done!


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Mookie Tookies- Troubles the Cat (Soft Toy for Baby)

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Size- 8 ½” Tall (from Ears to Foot) x 6” Wide (at its widest point)
Skill- Easy

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Tea Leaf (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Daffodil (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Hot Red (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pumpkin (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Petal Pink or Baby Pink (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (scraps)
Crochet hooks sizes H and G
Measuring tape
Fiberfill
Scissors
Pins
Blunt needle

Body-
With Tea Leaf and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 6 sc in second ch from hook. (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 of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnd 6- 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * around. (36 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (36 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (42 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (42 sc)
Rnd 10- 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, rep from * around. (48 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (48 sc)
Rnd 12- 1 sc in each of first 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (54 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (54 sc)
Rnd 14- 1 sc in each of first 20 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 20 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (56 sc)
Rnds 15 to 16- 1 sc in each sc around. (56 sc) Fasten off Tea Leaf, weave in ends.

Now, as for all Mookie Tookies, we will divide the stitches we have into 4 parts, and crochet the top in rows, rather than in rnds, to give our kitty the characteristic shape of a Mookie Tookie.

4 x 14= 56
So we will be dividing the top of our Mookie in 4 sections, each with 14 sc per row.



Front-
Side #1-
Row 1- Join Daffodil. With H hook, work 1 sc in each of first 14 sc. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each of sc across. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Daffodil, leaving long tail to sew with.
Front-
Side #2-
Row 1- Join Hot Red. With H hook, work 1 sc in each of first 14 sc. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each of sc across. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Hot Red, leaving long tail to sew with.
Back-
Side #1-
Row 1- Join Daffodil. With H hook, work 1 sc in each of first 14 sc. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each of sc across. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Daffodil, leaving long tail to sew with.
Side #2-
Row 1- Join Hot Red. With H hook, work 1 sc in each of first 14 sc. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each of sc across. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Hot Red, leaving long tail to sew with.

Thread blunt needle with leftover tails and sew all the sides and the Front closed, leaving only the top open. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Arms-
Arm #1- 
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- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till last sc, 2 sc in last sc. (14 sc)
Rnds 4 to 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off Hot Red, leaving long tail to sew with.
Arm #2- 
With Daffodil 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 each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till last sc, 2 sc in last sc. (14 sc)
Rnds 4 to 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off Daffodil, leaving long tail to sew with.
Legs-
Leg #1-
With Tea Leaf and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 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 of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, [1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,] rep 3 more times. (16 sc)
Rnds 4 to 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) 
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnds 7 to 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) Fasten off Tea Leaf, leaving long tail to sew with.
Leg #2-
With Tea Leaf and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 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 of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, [1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,] rep 3 more times. (16 sc)
Rnds 4 to 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) 
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnds 7 to 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) Fasten off Tea Leaf, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff Arms and Legs and sew in place as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in tails inside Body.



Tail-
Stuff as you go!
With Hot Red and Hi 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 first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (9 sc)
Rnds 3 to 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (9 sc) Fasten off Hot Red, weave in tail
Rnd 6- Join Daffodil and work 1 sc in each sc around. (9 sc)
Rnds 7 to 16- 1 sc in each sc around. (9 sc) Fasten off Daffodil, weave in tail.
Rnd 17- Join Tea Leaf, make 1 sc in each sc around. (9 sc)
Rnds 18 to 24- 1 sc in each sc around. (9 sc) Fasten off Tea Leaf, leaving long tail to sew with. Measure Back and center tail, positioning it 4 rows below the end of the Tea Leaf section of Body. Pin in place. Thread blunt needle with tail you left and sew tail. Fasten off, weave in tail inside Body.
Muzzle (Make 2)-
With Pumpkin and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 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) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Measure and center Muzzle pieces a bit apart from each other and pin in place. Thread blunt needle with tails you left and sew in place. Once they are sewn, with what is left of the yarn, stitch across the center, several times, to “unite” the Muzzle pieces. Fasten off, weave in ends inside Body.
Nose-
With Petal Pink or Baby Pink and G hook, ch 2.
Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook. (1 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in in next sc, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (3 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in next sc, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (5 sc) Fasten off Pink, leaving long tail to sew with.
Pin Nose in between Muzzle pieces and sew in place. Fasten off, weave in ends inside Body.
Thread blunt needle with Black and embroider Whiskers as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in tails inside Body.
Eyes (Make 2)-
With Spring Green and G hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- 5 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Pin Eyes in place as seen in photos. Use tails to sew. Fasten off, weave in tails inside Body.
Thread blunt needle with Black and embroider around Eyes for contour as seen in photos. Make a straight stitch inside each Eye for pupils. Embroider Eyebrows as seen in photos. Fasten off, Weave in tails inside Body.
Stuff kitty’s Body well and sew top closed. Fasten off, weave in tails.
Ears-
Daffodil Ear-
With Daffodil and G hook, ch 2.
Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook. (1 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in in next sc, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (3 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in next sc, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (5 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in next sc, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (7 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 5- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in next sc, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (9 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Second Piece-
Repeat all rows as for First Piece, fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.



Hot Red Ear-
First Piece-
With Hot Red and G hook, ch 2.
Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook. (1 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in in next sc, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (3 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in next sc, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (5 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in next sc, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (7 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 5- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in next sc, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (9 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Second Piece-
Repeat all rows as for First Piece, fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Sew Ear pieces together and then to top of Head as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in tail.





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Oodles of Smoodles: Diddly the Dog

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We will continue with the Baby Mookies, but this cute idea occurred to me yesterday and I sat down and put it together before it flew away! This is what it ended up becoming, a  baby toy in the shape of a dog.
It is super easy and fast to make. So, if there is a baby you love, make this Oodle for him or her. Are you going to a baby shower? Add this Oodle to your gift. Just have fun with it!

Size- 8 " L x 3 1/2" W

 Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Aruba Sea (1/2 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Bright Yellow (1/2 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (1/2 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Delft Blue (1/2 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pumpkin

Crochet hook sizes H and F
Fiberfill
Blunt needle
Pins

 Body-
With Aruba Sea and H hook, ch 11.
Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 7- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Weave in beginning tail immediately as you go, leaving only the sewing tail.
Row 9- Join Bright Yellow and work 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 10- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 11 to 15- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 16- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Weave in beginning tail immediately as you go, leaving only the sewing tail.
Row 17- Join Aruba Sea, make 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 18 to 23- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 24- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Weave in beginning tail immediately as you go, leaving only the sewing tail.
Row 25- Join Bright Yellow and work 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 26 to 31- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 32- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Weave in beginning tail immediately as you go, leaving only the sewing tail.
Row 33- Join Spring Green, make 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 34 to 39- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 40- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Weave in beginning tail immediately as you go, leaving only the sewing tail.
Row 41- Join Delft Blue, make 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 42 to 47- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 48- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Weave in beginning tail immediately as you go, leaving only the sewing tail.
Row 49- Join Spring Green, make 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 50 to 55- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 56- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Weave in beginning tail immediately as you go, leaving only the sewing tail.
Row 57- Join Delft Blue, make 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 58 to 63- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 64- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Weave in beginning tail immediately as you go, leaving only the sewing tail.
Row 65- Join Spring Green, work 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 66 to 71- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 72- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Weave in beginning tail immediately as you go, leaving only the sewing tail.



We got Diddly’s “Body” made. Now, threading blunt needle with first tail you left, begin to sew the sides closed even as you stuff along, fasten off and weave end at the end of each color. Continue this way until you have a tube. Do not cut off your yarn just yet, sew together both ends until you have a closed circle. Now, twist your closed circle to form the figure of an 8. Insert the blunt needle into the crocheted fabric, and pass it underneath the fabric while you hold together the shape of your 8 with the opposite hand, make small stitches around that area to secure the shape, so that it won’t fall apart. If you have to,  insert the needle deep into the stuffing and bring it up on the opposite side and then, with tiny stitches, join the pieces together, work for heavy use. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Now comes the real fun! Let’s give a personality to our little Oodle!

Eyes (Make 2)-
With Black and F hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- 5 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (5 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Pin Eyes in place as seen in photos and sew. Fasten off, weave in tail so that no Black will be seen.

Ears-
Ear #1-
With Pumpkin, ch 11.
Rnd 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (10 sc) Now working on foundation loops of beginning ch , sc across. (20 sc total)
Rnd 2- 1 sc in each sc around. (20 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in each sc around. (20 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Note- We don’t do any increases so that the Ears will curl as the Ears of real dogs do.

Thread blunt needle and sew Ears in place as seen in photos.

Muzzle-
With Bright Yellow 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. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Nose-
With Black and F hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd.
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Sew Nose to center of Muzzle. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Stuff Muzzle and pin to center of Twist, sew in place. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Tail-
With Bright Yellow and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (6 sc)
Rnds 2 to 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (6 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Stuff tail lightly and center at back of Twist. Pin in place and sew. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Done!



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Funmigurumi Mookie Tookies (Baby Mookies): Cuddly the Pug

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This is a fun soft toy for baby. We mustn't leave our beloved babies out of the fun we're having with Mookie Tookies. I asked all of our followers on Facebook if they wanted us to start with a puppy or with a kitten, and overwhelmingly, the answer was: Puppy! So puppy it is.
I decided to make a breed of dog I had not made before. So I made a little pug mix orphan ready for adoption. Hope you all have lots of fun making him!

Size- 7 ½” Tall (from Earst to Foot) x 7” Wide (at its widest point)
Skill- Easy



Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Lemon (1 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight Turqua (1/2 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight Pumpkin (1/2 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight Carrot (1/2 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight Delft Blue (1/2 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight Claret (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight White (two long strands)
Red Heart worsted weight Baby Pink (1 strand to embroider Mouth)
Crochet hook size H
Measuring tape
Fiberfill
Scissors
Pins
Blunt needle



Body-
With Lemon and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 6 sc in second ch from hook. (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 of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnd 6- 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * around. (36 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (36 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (42 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (42 sc)
Rnd 10- 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, rep from * around. (48 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (48 sc)
Rnd 12- 1 sc in each of first 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (54 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (54 sc)
Rnd 14- 1 sc in each of first 20 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 20 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (56 sc)
Rnds 15 to 16- 1 sc in each sc around. (56 sc) Fasten off Lemon, weave in ends.



Now, as for all Mookie Tookies, we will divide the stitches we have into 4 parts, and crochet the top in rows, rather than in rnds, to give to our little fellow the characteristic shape of a Mookie Tookie.

4 x 14= 56
So we will be dividing the top of our Mookie in 4 sections, each with 14 sc per row.

Front-
Side #1-
Row 1- Join Pumpkin. With Pumpkin and H hook, make 1 sc in each of first 14 sc. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each of sc across. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Pumpkin, leaving long tail to sew with.
Side #2-
Row 1- Join Delft Blue. With Delft Blue and H hook, make 1 sc in each of first 14 sc. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each of sc across. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Delft Blue, leaving long tail to sew with.
Back-
Side #1-
Row 1- Join Turqua. With Turqua and H hook, make 1 sc in each of first 14 sc. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each of sc across. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Turqua, leaving long tail to sew with.
Side #2-
Row 1- Join Carrot. With Carrot and H hook, make 1 sc in each of first 14 sc. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each of sc across. Ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc) Fasten off Carrot, leaving long tail to sew with.

Thread blunt needle and sew center at Front, fasten off, weave in tails. Thread blunt needle and sew center at Back, fasten off, weave in tails. Sew sides, fasten off, weave in tails. Leave Top open for now.



Arms-
Arm #1-
With Carrot 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 each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till last sc, 2 sc in last sc. (14 sc)
Rnds 4 to 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off Carrot, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Lemon. Make 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 7 to 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off Lemon, leaving long tail to sew with.
Arm #2-
With Turqua 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 each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till last sc, 2 sc in last sc. (14 sc)
Rnds 4 to 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off Turqua, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Lemon. Make 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 7 to 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off Lemon, leaving long tail to sew with.
Legs-
Leg #1-
With Lemon and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 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 of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, [1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,] rep 3 more times. (16 sc)
Rnds 4 to 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) Fasten off Lemon, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Pumpkin. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnds 7 to 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) Fasten off Pumpkin, weave in tail.
Rnd 9- Join Lemon, make 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnds 10 to 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) Fasten off Lemon, leaving long tail to sew with.
Leg #2-
With Lemon and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 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 of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, [1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,] rep 3 more times. (16 sc)
Rnds 4 to 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) Fasten off Lemon, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Delft Blue. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnds 7 to 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) Fasten off Delft Blue, weave in tail.
Rnd 9- Join Lemon, make 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnds 10 to 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) Fasten off Lemon, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff Arms and Legs firmly and sew in place as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in tails inside of Body.



Tail-
With Lemon 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)
Rnds 3 to 14- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff tail, not to stiffly, so that it will be pliable. Measure Back and center tail. Pin in place. Thread blunt needle with leftover yarn and sew tail on. Fasten off, weave in end inside Body.

Muzzle-
With Claret 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 of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (30 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Spot Above the Eyes-
With Claret and H hook, ch 3.
Note 1- First 2 ch count as 1 sc
Row 1- 3 sc in third ch from hook. Ch 1, turn. (4 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, 1 sc in last sc.  Ch 1, turn. (6 sc)
Row 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in each sc till last sc, 1 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn. (10 sc)
Row 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in each sc till last 2 sc, 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn. (16 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in each sc till last 2 sc, 1 sc in each of last 3 sc. Ch 1, turn. (26 sc)
Note 2- Our semi circle or half circle will begin to curl. We want it to curl, so that we can get some wrinkles for our little Pug.
Row 6- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, 2 sc in each sc till last 4 sc, 1 sc in each of last 4 sc. Ch 1, turn. (46 sc)
Note 3- What you have now looks like a hyperbolic half circle, don’t panic, that is perfect!
Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with (leave a generous tail so that you can secure the “wrinkles” in place also!)
Note 4- If you want this wrinkly spot to rise above the Eyes, crochet 1 extra row after Row 6, making 1 sc in each sc across.
I did not want to make it too big because I wanted the "Face" colors to show. You can also reduce the size of the Eyes, by stopping at Rnd 1.
Pugs have big round Eyes and I wanted to keep that. But you work according to your taste.



Nose-
With Black and H hook, ch 3.
Row 1- Ch 3, 1 sc in third ch from hook. (Counts as 2 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each sc across, 1 sc in top of turning ch. (4 sc) Ch 2 turn.
Rnd 1- Sc all around to give the little Nose a more rounded look. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Eyes (Make 2)-
With Black and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 5 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. (5 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (10 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Ears (Make 2)-
With Claret and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook, slip st to close rnd. (4 sc)
Rnd 2- Make 2 sc in each sc around. (8 sc)
Rnd 3- 2 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (16 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (20 sc)
Rnd 5- Make 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (28 sc)
Rnds 7 to 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (28 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, [1 sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 3 times, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over last 2 sc. (24 sc)
Rnd 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, [1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 3 times, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (20 sc)
Rnd 12- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (18 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in each of first 6 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (16 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Note- Ears are large so that they can fold forward, and also to add to his funny look.

Let’s put our little baby together. First, stuff Legs and sew them in place as seen in photos. Fasten off and weave in tails. Now, do the same with the Arms. Fasten off and weave in ends. Now sew Nose to center of Muzzle. Fasten off and weave in tails inside Muzzle. With Baby Pink, embroider Mouth as seen in photos, fasten off and weave in ends. Center the Cauliflower semi-circle that will form our little rascal’s “wrinkles” and pin it in place. Sew all around, as you sew, make sure the “wrinkles concentrate in the middle, leaving the sides flat so that you can place the Eyes there. Don’t worry about how it looks, it will make sense later. When you reach the first “wrinkle” do the following: Stuff ever so slightly, then, with the thumb and index finger of your opposite hand, “pinch” into form while you sew the edge of the stitches in place. Sew the next few stitches flat (in between the two “wrinkles”) and then stuff and “pinch” the next wrinkle into shape. Finish the rest by sewing it flat. Fasten off, weave in tail.
Stuff the Muzzle and sew into place above the bottom of our cauliflower semi-cirle. Fasten off, weave in tails. Sew Eyes in place. With Wite, Make one dot of light in each Eyes. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Stuff Body well, leaving no empty pockets. Sew top closed. Attach Ears to sides of Head and weave in tails.
Done!



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Mookie Tookies Funmigurumi Dog: Ginger

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It was about time we included a girl in the Mookie Tookie clan, don’t you think?
Ginger is lots of fun and very easy to make. Enjoy!

Size- 8 ½” L x 9 ½” W
Skill- Easy
Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Carrot (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Ranch Red (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Gold (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pumpkin (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn White (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Cornmeal (less than ½ skein)
Crochet hooks sizes H and F
Fiberfill
Blunt needle,measuring tape
Pins
Scissors



Body-
With Carrot and H 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 first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (32 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (40 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around. (48 sc)
Rnd 7- 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,] 7 more times, 1 sc in each sc till end of round. (56 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, [1 sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc,] rep 7 times, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (64 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, [1 sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc,] 7 times, 1 sc in each sc till end of round. (72 sc)
Rnds 10 to 12- 1 sc in each sc around. Fasten off Carrot, weave in tail. (72 sc)
Rnd 13- Join Ranch Red. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (72 sc)
Rnds 14 to 18- 1 sc in each sc around. (72 sc) Fasten off Ranch Red, weave in tail.

As for all Mookie Tookies, now, we’ll stop working in rounds, from now on, we’ll work in rows, to give our little guy the personality that is now typical of Mookie Tookies.
We will need a little bit of math to distribute our stitches evenly, like we have been doing with all the toys of this series. Now, 72 divided by 4 = 18. We will divide the top if 4 equal parts of 18 sts each.

Side #1 (Front)-
Row 19- Join Pumpkin where you would have started the next round and crochet 18 sc only, leaving the rest unworked. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc)
Row 20- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc)
Rows 21 to 22- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc)
Row 23- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc) Fasten off Pumpkin, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 24- Join Gold. Make 1 sc in each sc across. (18 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 25- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 26- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc) Fasten off Gold, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 27- Join Carrot. Make 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc)
Row 28 to 30- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc)
Row 31- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc) Fasten off Carrot, leaving long tail to sew with.
Side #1 (Back)-
Rep rows 19 to 31 just as you did for the Front.
Side #2 (Front)-
Row 19- Join Carrot, work 1 sc in each of next 18 sc. (18 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 20 to 30- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc)
Row 31- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sc) Fasten off Carrot, leaving long tail to sew with.
Side #2 (Back)-
Rep row 19 to 31 as for Side #2 Front. Fasten off, weave in tail.
Note- If, after having made the first 3 sides with 18 sc each, you find somehow that even thou you started with the right amount of stitches, you wind out with only 17 sts for the last side, don’t fret, that happens sometimes, simply make a 2 sc in the middle of the first row to make up the 18 sc you need for that side and continue to work normally as stated in the pattern.
Thread blunt needle and sew Front sides using tails. Fasten off, weave in ends. Repeat with Back. Sew sides of Body, weave in tails. Leave top open for now.



Arms-
Arm #1-
With Carrot 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 to11- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Carrot, leaving long tail to sew with.
Arm #2-
With Ranch 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- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc)
Rnds 4 to 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Ranch Red, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Carrot. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Carrot, weave in tail.
Rnd 8- Join Gold, make 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Gold, weave in tail.
Rnd 10- Join Pumpkin. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Pumpkin, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff Arms and sew in place as seen in pictures. Fasten off, weave in tails.

Legs
Leg#1-
With Ranch 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- 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 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Ranch Red, weave in tail.
Rnd 7- Join Carrot. Make 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 8 to 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Carrot, leaving long tail to sew with.
Leg #2-
With Carrot 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 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Carrot, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff Legs and sew in place as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Tail- (Stuff tail lightly as you go)
With Ranch 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- 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 4 to 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off Ranch Red, weave in end.
Rnd 7- Join Carrot. Make 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 8 to 20-  1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off Carrot, leaving long tail to sew with.
Measure Back, centering tail as seen in photos, pin in place. Thread blunt needle with leftover tail and sew. Fasten off and secure tail inside Body.
Ears-
Ear #1-
With Gold 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 12- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, [1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 3 times, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (20 sc)
Rnd 14- 1 sc in each of first 9 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, sc2tog over last 2 sc. (18 sc)
Rnd 15- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 16- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (16 sc)
Rnd 17- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (12 sc)
Rnd 18- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off Gold, leaving long tail to sew with.
Ear #2-
With Carrot 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 sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Carrot, weave in tail.
Rnd 8- Join Gold, make 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 9 to 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Gold, weave in tail.
Rnd 12- Join Pumpkin, work 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, [1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 3 times, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (20 sc)
Rnd 14- 1 sc in each of first 9 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, sc2tog over last 2 sc. (18 sc)
Rnd 15- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnd 16- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (16 sc)
Rnd 17- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (12 sc)
Rnd 18- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off Pumpkin, leaving long tail to sew with.



Muzzle-
With Cornmeal 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 of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnd 6- 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * around. (36 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (36 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (42 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (42 sc)
Nose-
With Black and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 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) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with, long enough to also embroider a Mouth across the Muzzle as seen in photos.

Pin the Nose to center of muzzle. Thread blunt needle with Black tail and sew in place.
Embroider Mouth as seen in pictures. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Stuff Muzzle to center of Ginger’s “Head” as seen in photos, and pin in place. Sew. Fasten off, weave in tails.
Eyes (Make 2, reverse the direction of the White section)-
With Black and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Make 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. Fasten off Black, leaving long tail to sew with and add eyelashes.
Semi-rnd- Join White, with F hook, work 1 sl st and 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next s, 1 sl st in next sc, fasten off, weave in tail.
Rep with other Eye, reversing the direction of the White semi-circle.
Note- On White semi-circle stitch on the back loop ONLY.

Pin eyes in place as you wee in photos and sew, making the eyelashes last. Fasten off, weave in tail inside Ginger’s Body.
Stuff Body, making sure there are no lumps nor empty spaces. Sew top of head. Fasten off, weave tail. Insert Ears in corners of Head and sew in place using tails. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Bangs (Optional)-
Thread blunt needle with Pumpkin and stitch across the center of Ginger’s forehead, making long stitches, some shorter than others, until you have, loosely filled the space between the eyebrows. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Done!

Now isn’t she cute and ready for fun?




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More Fun With Show And Tell!

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You all know how I have been trying to encourage you to share the photos of the cutsies you make from my patterns. It is so much fun to see them! This week I was thrilled that Savitri Ramaiah, a busy physician in India, shared a photo of her precious granddaughter with two Funmigurumis crocheted for her by talented grandmother. One of the toys Savitri crocheted was Banjo Clop Clop the funny barnyard horse and the other one was one of the Mookie Tookie dogs. What fun she will have with her toys as she grows older! We wish the best to this sweet little girl as she grows up in her loving home.






Give a hand to Savitri for the great job she did in crocheting these 
colorful, cute toys for her grandchild!





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Funmigurumi Mookie Tookies: Sweet Potato the Cat

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This one has been inspired by all the sweet, purring couch potatoes we all love so much!
As mi Lilly gets older, she likes to spend less time in the garden and more time chasing things in her dreams. She’s definitely one of these sweet and lovable couch potatoes!

Materials-

Red Heart worsted weight yarn Bright Yellow (about ½ a skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pumpkin (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Carrot (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (1/2 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pale Yellow (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Café (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Turqua (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Real Teal (scraps)
Blunt needle to weave tails
Scissors
Pins
Measuring tape
Fiberfill



Body-
With Bright Yellow and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- 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 of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (30 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (36 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (42 sc)
Rnd 9- Make 1 sc in each sc around. (42 sc)
Rnd 10- 1 sc in each of first 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (48 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each of first 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (54 sc)
Rnd 12- 1 sc in each of first 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (60 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (60 sc)
Rnd 14- 1 sc in each of first 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, [1 sc in each of next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc] rep twice, 1 sc in each of next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. (64 sc)
Rnd 15- 1 sc in each sc around. (64 sc)
Rnds 16 to 22- 1 sc in each sc around. (64 sc) Fasten off Bright Yellow, weave in ends.
As for all Mookie Tookies, now, we’ll stop working in rounds, from now on, we’ll work in rows, to give our little guy the personality that is now typical of Mookie Tookies. With a little math, we will distribute our stitches. We have now 64 stitches around, and we want to work in two sections of 16 stitches each in Front (to give him a bi-colored top), and we will do the same at Back.


16 x 4=64. So it has to be exactly 16 stitches. To make it easier, we will work in sections which we will later on, sew together.


Front-

Section #1-

Row 23- Join Pumpkin. Work 1 sc in each of next 16 sc, ch 1, turn, leaving the rest of the sc unworked. (16 sc)
Row 24- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 25 to 35- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 36- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Fasten off Pumpkin, leaving long tail to sew with.
Thread blunt needle with the tail you left and sew the center of the Front closed. Fasten off, weave in end. Repeat for the Back.
Using the tails you left, close the sides, fasten off, weave in tail. Leave top open for now.

Body Spot-

With Carrot 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 of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc) Fasten off Carrot, leaving a long tail to sew with.
Pin the Body Spot to Upper Side of Body as seen in photos. Thread blunt needle with tail and sew in place. Fasten off and weave in tail.
Arms-
Arm #1-
With Bright Yellow 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) Fasten off Bright Yellow, weave in tail.
Rnd 4- Join Carrot. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 5 to 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Stuff arm and sew to the side as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in tail inside Body.

Arm #2-

With H hook and Pumpkin, 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 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Pumpkin, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Spring Green. 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 7 to 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Spring Green, leaving long tail to sew with.
Stuff Arms and pin in place as seen in photos. Sew to Body using tails. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Legs-
Leg #1-
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)
Rnds 5 to 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Spring Green, weave in yarn.
Rnd 8- Join Bright Yellow, work 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 9 to 13- 1 sc in each sc around. Fasten off Bright Yellow, leaving long tail to sew with.

Leg Spot-

With Carrot 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) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Pin the Spot circle to the side of the Leg and threading blunt needle with the tail that you left, sew in place. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Leg #2-

With Carrot 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 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Carrot, weave in yarn.
Rnd 7- Join Pumpkin, work 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Pumpkin, weave in tail.
Rnd 9- Join Bright Yellow, make 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 10 to 13- 1 sc in each sc around. Fasten off Bright Yellow, leaving long tail to sew with.
Stuff Legs and sew them in place as shown in photos. Fasten off, weave in tails.
Tail-
With Carrot 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)
Rnds 3 to 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off  Carrot, weave in tail.
Rnd 7- Join Pumpkin. Make 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnds 8 to 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off Pumpkin, weave in tail.
Rnd 10- Join Bright Yellow. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnds 11 to 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Begin to stuff the tail, do NOT make it stiff!
Rnds 14 to 17-1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Continue stuffing tail all along as you crochet.
Rnds 18 to 39- 1 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off Bright Yellow, weave in end.
Measure Back of Sweet potato’s Body, center tail and pin in place. Thread blunt needle with leftover yarn and sew. Fasten off, securing inside of Body.


Muzzle (Make 2)-

With Pale Yellow and H hook, ch 5.
Rnd 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook, 1 sc in next sc, 3 sc in last sc. Working now on foundation loops of ch, make 1 sc in first loop, 1 sc in each of next 2 loops, sl st to join rnd. (8 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (32 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Mouth-

With Café and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Center Muzzle pieces and pin. Slip Mouth in between the Muzzle pieces as seen in photos. Pin in place. Thread blunt needle and sew every piece. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Nose-

With Petal Pink and H hook, ch 3.
Row 1- 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 2, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 2, turn.
Rows 3 to 4- Rep row 2. Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.
Sew Nose on top of Muzzle as seen in photos. Thread blunt needle with Black and emphasize the Muzzle’s center and beginning of the Mouth by making some small embroidery stitches as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in ends. Embroider Whiskers as seen in photos.

Eyes (Make 2)-

With Turqua and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. Fasten off Turqua, leaving long tail to sew with.
Pin Eyes in place on top of Muzzle. Sew. Fasten off, weave in tails.

Expression of Eyes-

Cut a long strand of Real Teal and thread blunt needle with it. Insert the needle from the inside of Sweet Potato’s head toward the outside in the very center of the little round that forms the eye, make a stitch that goes from the center of the Turqua circle to the edge of it, repeat this process, moving as if you were marking the sections of a pie, until you have embroidered two-thirds of the eye. Fasten off and weave in inside of the Eye.

Markings on Top of Eyes-

Thread blunt needle with Black and embroider marking on top of eyes as seen in photos.
First, you embroider around the top of the Eye. Then, you make two straight stitches to form a “V” on the outer corner of the Eye, then you make a few sts to “fill” that “V” and you have an easy cat’s Eye. Repeat with the opposite Eye.

Eyebrows-

Before you fasten off, embroider eyebrows as you see in photos. Fasten off, weave in tail.
Ears-
Ears #1 (Make 2 pieces)-
With H hook and Spring Green, repeat the nose rows but continue increasing until you have made 7 rows. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with in two of them. Place both right side pieces of an ear facing each other and sew together. Leave bottom open to stick to the corners of the cat's head as seen in photos.
Ear #2-
With H hook and Spring Green, repeat the nose rows but continue increasing until you have made 7 rows. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with in two of them. Place both right side pieces of an ear facing each other and sew together. Leave bottom open to stick to the corners of the cat’s head as seen in photos.
Stuff Sweet Potato’s Body and close top. Fasten off, weave in tail. Place ears in top of  edge of Sweet Potato’s head and sew in place as seen in photos, the following way: sew the front of the Ear to the topmost front sts of the Front of Sweet Potato’s Head, from the corner of the Body, stitching inward. Sew the back of the Ear to the sts that are at the top of the Back of Sweet Potato’s Head. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Done!



Bible Universe

Show and Tell!

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I wish I had pics from you all to see how your own hooks interpret my designs, but some of you are really shy. I want to feature these cuties sent to me by Linda Bolton, and encourage all of you once more to share your work so that we can have fun together seeing it and celebrate our love for cute, little colorful critters!

I want to thank Linda for her willingness to share her work. She really does a lovely job with my patterns.
These are the photos she shared for Show and Tell:
This is Linda with her version of Abby and Liza Beth (combined) now that's creative!

Linda reduced the pattern for a smaller version of the same doll. Isn't she cute? Abby Beth is being held on the bike by Brooke, Linda's daughter.



This is a colorful version of Zipper, the exotic monkey from the Amazon jungle. I think Linda did a very good job on him also. Please, give a hand to Linda for her beautiful work!


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Funmigurumi Mookie Tookies: Sneakers the Dog

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When we lived in Washington State (a state I love), we had a friend and neighbor who had a dog who liked to chew on shoes. One afternoon, after taking a long walk with friends, we came home with muddy shoes (mine were sneakers) and left them on the front door until they were dry, and went into the house. I came back later to pick up my sneakers only to find them all chewed up. The kids had accustomed the dog to be quiet by allowing it to chew on old shoes, so he took my sneakers to amuse himself. The whole thing wasn’t funny then, but it is now, so I have named this dog Sneakers. Here is the little rascal inspired by this now hilarious episode in my life. Enjoy!







Materials-

Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Bright Yellow (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Carrot (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Delft Blue (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Turqua (about ½ skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black (scraps)
Crochet hook size H
Fiberfill
Pins
Scissors
Blunt needle


Body-

With Spring Green and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- 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 of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc) Fasten off Blue, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Bright Yellow. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (30 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (36 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (42 sc)
Rnd 9- Make 1 sc in each sc around. (42 sc)
Rnd 10- 1 sc in each of first 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (48 sc) Fasten off Hunter, weaving in tail.
Rnd 11- Work 1 sc in each of first 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (54 sc)
Rnd 12- 1 sc in each of first 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (60 sc) Fasten off Spring Green, weave in tail.
Rnd 13- Join Turqua. Work Rnd 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (60 sc)
Rnd 14- Make [1 sc in each of first 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc,] rep 4 times, 1 sc in each remaining sc. (64 sc)
Rnd 15- 1 sc in each sc around. (64 sc) Fasten off Turqua, weave in tail.
Rnd 16- Join Bright Yellow. Make 1 sc in each around. (64 sc)
Rnds 17 to 22- Make 1 sc in each around. (64 sc) Fasten off Bright Yellow, weave in tail.
Rnd 23- Join Delft Blue. Work 1 sc in each around. (64 sc)
Rnd 24 to 26- 1 sc in each around. (64 sc) Fasten off Delft Blue, weave in tail.
Rnd 27- Join Carrot. Make 1 sc in each around. (64 sc)
Rnd 28- 1 sc in each around. (64 sc) Fasten off Carrot, weave in tail.
Rnd 29- Join Bright Yellow. Work 1 sc in each around. (64 sc)
Rnds 30 to 31-  Work 1 sc in each around. (64 sc)

Now, we will stop working in rounds, we will work in rows, to give our little guy the square top that is characteristic of our Mookie Tookies. We will do a little math, but don’t be afraid, it’s quite easy!
We have now 64 stitches around, and we want to work in two sections of 16 stitches each in Front (to give him a bi-colored top), and we will do the same at Back.
16 x 4=64. So it has to be exactly 16 stitches. To make it easier, we will work in sections which we will later on, sew together.



Front-

Section #1-

Row 32- Still using Bright Yellow, work 16 sc. Ch 1, turn,  leaving the other stitches un-worked. (16 sc)
Row 33- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 34 to 35- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 36- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Fasten off Bright Yellow, leaving long tail to sew with.

Front-

Section #2-

Row 32- With Turqua, work 16 sc. Ch 1, turn,  leaving the other stitches un-worked. (16 sc)
Row 33- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 34 to 35- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 36- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Fasten off Bright Yellow, leaving long tail to sew with.

Back-
Section #1-
Row 32- Still using Bright Yellow, work 16 sc. Ch 1, turn,  leaving the other stitches un-worked. (16 sc)
Row 33- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 34 to 35- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 36- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Fasten off Bright Yellow, leaving long tail to sew with.



 Back-

Section #2-

Row 32- With Turqua, work 16 sc. Ch 1, turn,  leaving the other stitches un-worked. (16 sc)
Row 33- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 34 to 35- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 36- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Fasten off Bright Yellow, leaving long tail to sew with.

Back-
Section #2-
Row 32- With Turqua, work 16 sc. Ch 1, turn,  leaving the other stitches un-worked. (16 sc)
Row 33- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 34 to 35- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 36- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Fasten off Bright Yellow, leaving long tail to sew with.

Using tails that you left, sew Front Sections together in the middle and on the sides. Repeat for Back. Leave top open for now. Fasten off, weave in ends.



Arms-

Arm #1-

With Spring Green and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- 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 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Spring Green, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Delft Blue. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 7 to 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Delft Blue, leaving long tail to sew with.

Arm #2-

With Carrot and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- 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 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Carrot, weave in tail.
Rnd 6- Join Bright Yellow. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 7 to 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off Bright Yellow, leaving long tail to sew with.


Legs-
Leg#1-
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)
Rnds 5 to 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 8 to 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Spring Green, leaving long tail to sew with.

Leg #2-

With H hook and Delft Blue, 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 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Delft Blue, weave in tail.
Rnd 7-  Join Turqua. Make 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rned 8 to 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Turqua, weave in tail.
Rnd 10- Join Spring Green. Work 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 11 to 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off Spring Green, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff Legs and sew in place as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Tail- (Stuff tail lightly as you go)

With Turqua 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 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)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc)
Rnds 5 to 25- 1 sc in each sc around. (14 sc) Fasten off Turqua, leaving long tail to sew with.

Measure Back, centering tail as seen in photos, pin in place. Thread blunt needle with leftover tail and sew. Fasten off and secure tail inside Body.


Face-

Muzzle-

With Carrot and H hook, ch 7.
Rnd 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch across. Working now in foundation loops, make 1 sc in each foundation loop. (12 sc)
Rnd 2- 2 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (36)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (42 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (42 sc)
Rnds 7 to 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (42 sc) Fasten off Carrot, leaving long tail to sew with.

Nose-

With Black and H hook, ch 7.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch across. (6 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (6 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in each sc across. Fasten off Black, leaving long tail to sew with (long enough to also embroider Mouth.)

Pin Nose in place, thread blunt needle with leftover tail and sew in center of Muzzle as seen in photos. Embroider Mouth. Fasten off, weave in tail.


Face Marking-
Fold Muzzle in half across the middle (horizontally), count 9 sc from the edge toward the top of the semi-circle, join Carrot yarn to the next sc.
Row 1- With Carrot and H hook, Ch 1. 1 sc in same sc where you joined yarn and in each of next 5 sc. (6 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (6 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rnds 3 to 7- 1 sc in each sc across. (6 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each sc across. Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew the Marking with.

Face Marking Note 1- When sewing this piece to the Head, use only Front Loops, leaving Back Loops to close Head with. The rest of the Head sew as usual.
Face Marking Note 2- Make a line of discreet little sts at the bottom of the Face Marking, where it joins the Muzzle, so that Marking will lay flat on the Face while the Muzzle rises up with the stuffing. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Stuff Muzzle and pin in place as seen in photos. Sew. Fasten off, weave in tail.



Eyes (Make 2)-

With Black and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. Fasten off, leaving long enough tail to sew and to embroider eyebrows with. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Ears-
Ear #1-
With H hook and Bright Yellow, 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 of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (36)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (29 sc)
Rnd 8- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog, [1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 3 times. (24 sc)
Rnd 9- [1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 4 times, 1 sc in each of last 4 sc. (20 sc)
Rnd 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (20 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (16 sc)
Rnd 12- [1 sc in each of first 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep twice, 1 sc in each sc to end of rnd. (14 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. Sl st to join rnd. (12 sc) Fasten off Bright Yellow, leaving long tail to sew with.

Ears-
Ear #2-
With H hook and Spring Green, 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 of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (30 sc)
Rnd 6- Rnd 6- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (36)
Rnd 7- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around, 1 sc in last sc. (29 sc) Fasten off Spring Green, weave in tail.
Rnd 8- Join Turqua. Make 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog, [1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 3 times. (24 sc)
Rnd 9- [1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep 4 times, 1 sc in each of last 4 sc. (20 sc)
Rnd 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (20 sc)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around. (16 sc)
Rnd 12- [1 sc in each of first 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,] rep twice, 1 sc in each sc to end of rnd. (14 sc)
Rnd 13- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of rnd. Sl st to join rnd. (12 sc) Fasten off Turqua, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff Sneakers’ Body well. Close top. Fasten off, weave in tails. Do NOT stuff Ears. Insert Ears into square corner of Head and pin down. Sew Ears in place as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Done!

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