Maxwell the Funmigurumi Smoochies Bear

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Size- 20" L x 8 1/2" W
Skill- Relatively easy

Materials-

Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Bright Yellow (5 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Delft Blue (5 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Pumpkin (5 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Aran (3 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, White (3 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Black (3 oz)
Crochet hooks size H
Scissors
Blunt needle
Fiberfill
Pins
Stitch marker
Optional: Color for "Cheeks"


Head-
With H hook and Pumpkin 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 30- 1 sc in each sc around. (40 sc) Fasten off, weave in ends.

Stuff Head firmly.

Body-
Rnd 1- Join Delft Blue and with H hook, work 1 in each sc around. (40 sc)
Rnd 2- 1 sc in each sc around. (40 sc)
Rnds 3 to 15- 1 sc in each sc around. (40 sc) Fasten off, weave in ends.
Rnds 16 to 30- 1 sc in each sc around. ( sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew Bottom with.

Face-
Muzzle-
With Aran and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sys in second ch fromm hook, slip st to join ring.(6 sts)
Rnd 2- Work 2 sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, rep around. (18 sts)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, rep around. (24 sts)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of first 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, rep around. (30 sts)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each of first 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, rep around. (36 sts)
Rnds 7 to 8- 1 sc in each st around. (36 sts) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.



Nose-
With Black and H hook, ch 5.

Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (4 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (4 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in each sc across. (4 sc) Fasten off, leaving long enough tail to sew and to stitch Mouth with and weave in tail.

Center Nose on Muzzle and pin down. Thread yarn needle with the Black tail and stitch Nose in place. Embroider Mouth as a straight line down and then across 4 stitches.
Fasten off and weave in tail inside of Muzzle.

Eyes (Make 2)-
Pupils-

With Black 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 around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Whites of Eyes (Make 2)-

With White 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 around. (12 sc) DO NOT TURN.
Row 3 (Semi round)- Ch 1, 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, slip st in next st. (4 sts) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. (It must form an oval).

Light of Eyes-

Stitch a dot of White in each Eye, once or twice. Fasten off.

Pin Eyes to Face on both sides of the Muzzle and sew in place, fasten off and weave in tails.

Ears (Make 2)-

With Pumpkin and H hook, ch2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, slip st to join rnd. (6 sts)
Rnd 2- Work 2 sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Rnd 3- 1 sc in first st, 2 sts in next st, rep around, (18 sts)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of the first 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, rep around. (24 sts)
Rnds 5 to 9- 1 sc in each st around. (24 sts)
Rnd 10- 1 sc in first sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, rep around (18 sts)
Rnd 11- 1 sc in first st, sc2tog over next 2 sts, rep around. (12 sts) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Stuff Body firmly and sew Bottom of it. Fasten off and weave in tail.

Arms (Make 2)-

With Pumpkin 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 of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (24 sc)
Rnds 5 to 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Join Delft Blue.
Rnd 11- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 12 to 13- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Join Bright Yellow.
Rnds 14 to 20- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Join Delft Blue.
Rnds 21 to 28- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Stuff Arms and sew to sides of Body. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Legs (Make 2)-

With Delft Blue 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 10- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, weave in ends.
Rnd 8- Join Bright Yellow and work 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnds 10 to 25- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.

Sew Legs to Bottom of Body, leaving 6 stitches in the middle, in between Legs. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Optional: Put some color on "Cheeks."

You're done!

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Cutes the Funmigurumi Smoochies Bear

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Continuing with our new series, we have a super cute and easy little bear for you to make for children who love teddy bears.

Size- 16 1/2" L x 8" W
Skill- Relatively easy

Materials-

Red Heart worsted wight yarn, Bright Yellow (5 oz)
Red Heart worsted wight yarn, Turqua (5 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, White (3 oz)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Black (3 oz)
Crochet hooks sizes H and F
Scissors
Blunt needle
Fiberfill
Stitch marker

Head-
With H hook and Bright Yellow 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 26- 1 sc in each sc around. (40 sc) Fasten off, weave in ends.

Stuff Head firmly.

Body-
Rnd 1- Join Turqua 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 26- 1 sc in each sc around. (54 sc) Fasten off. weave in tail.


Face- 

Muzzle-

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)
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 sc)
Rnds 7 to 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (36 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.


Nose-
With Black and F hook, ch 5.

Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (4 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (4 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 3 to 4- 1 sc in each sc across. (4 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 5- 1 sc in each sc across. (4 sc) Fasten off, leaving long enough tail to sew and to stitch Mouth with and weave in tail.

Center Nose on Muzzle and pin down. Thread yarn needle with the Black tail and stitch Nose in place. Embroider Mouth as a straight line
downwards. Fasten off and weave in tail inside of Muzzle.

Eyes (Make 2)-
Pupils-

With Black 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 around. (12 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.

Whites of Eyes (Make 2)-

Join White.

Rnd 1-  Working in Back Loops ONLY, make 1 sc in each of first 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st. (16 sts)
Rnd 2- Working in BOTH Loops, make 1 sc in each st around. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. (16 sts)

Pin Eyes to Face on both sides of the Muzzle and sew in place, fasten off and weave in tails.


Ears (Make 2)-
With Bright Yellow and H hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to join rnd in top of first sc made. (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 sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 5- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc)
Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Sew an Ear on each side of the Head. Fasten off, weave in tails.

Body-
Join Turqua to edge of Head.
Rnd 1- 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 26- 1 sc in each sc around. (54 sc) Fasten off. weave in tail.

Stuff Body firmly and sew Bottom of it. Fasten off and weave in tail.


Arms (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)
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 5 to 8- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Join Turqua.
Rnd 9- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc)
Rnds 7 to 17- 1 sc in each sc around. (18 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

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

Legs (Make 2)-

With Turqua 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 20- 1 sc in each sc around. (24 sc) Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.

Sew Legs to Bottom of Body, leaving 6 stitches in the middle, in between Legs. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Optional- Color the cheeks.

You're done!


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