Welcome to Part Two of the Munches the Bear CAL! Thank you so much for joining me again! I am absolutely loving all the different versions of Munches you guys are sharing!
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Before you get started, make sure you reference back to the Main Info Page for all details!
The second and third videos are worked at a slightly faster speed. I do recommend you know basic stitches and terminology before tackling this project. To help you keep track of your rounds, please reference the written pattern below, while working. Pause and replay the video as needed.
***Please read through entire pattern before beginning***
Pattern is in US terminology
Please reference Main CAL Page and Part One for list of abbreviations, notes and materials.
Rnd 1: 5 sc in a MR
Rnd 2: 1 inc in each st (10)
Rnd 3: [1 sc, 1 inc] x 5 (15)
Rnd 4: [2 sc, 1 inc] x 5 (20)
Rnd 5-6: 1 sc in each st (20)
Slst into the next st to finish off and leave a tail for sewing, approximately 8 inches.
Using dark brown yarn, embroider nose over rounds 2-4. Add the line for detail, from the center of the nose, down between rounds 4 & 5. Tie off yarn on inside of the nose.
Starting the Body
We are starting on the bottom of the bear working up toward the head, adding the arms and legs as we crochet.
Using Boulder Opal and 2.75mm hook
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a MR
Rnd 2: 1 inc in each st (12)
Rnd 3: [sc, inc] x 6 (18)
Rnd 4: [2 sc, inc] x 6 (24)
Rnd 5: [3 sc, inc] x 6 (30)
Rnd 6: [4 sc, inc] x 6 (36)
Rnd 7: [5 sc, inc] x 6 (42)
Rnd 8: Attaching the legs. Make sure to keep the yarn tails from both legs on the inside of the body. 6 sc through the leg and next sts of the body, 6 sc, 6 sc through the 2nd leg and next sts of the body, 12 sc, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, 12 sc (42)
Rnd 9: [6 sc, inc] x 6 (48)
Rnd 10-17: sc in each st (48)
Rnd 18: 3 sc, dec, [sc, dec] x 5, 16sc, Change to Yellow Jasper, 12 sc (42)
Rnd 19: [12 sc, dec] x 3 (39)
Rnd 20: [11 sc, dec] x 3 (36)
Rnd 21: [10 sc, dec] x 3 (33)
Rnd 22: sc in each st (33)
Rnd 23: [9 sc, dec] x 3 (30)
Start stuffing the bear firmly, continue stuffing until the last round.
Rnd 24: sc in each st (30)
Rnd 25: [8 sc, dec] x 3 (27)
Rnd 26: sc in each st (27)
Rnd 27: [7 sc, dec] x 3 (24)
Rnd 28: sc in each st (24)
Rnd 29: [6 sc, dec] x 3 (21)
Rnd 30: sc in each st (21)
Rnd 31: Attaching the arms. Keep the yarn tails from the arms on the inside of the body. 6 sc through arm and into the next st of the body, 5 sc, 6 sc through 2nd arm and into the next st of the body, 4 sc (21)
Rnd 32: [5 sc, dec] x 3 (18)
Cut your yarn and add extra stuffing to the body.