Tiny Heart Teddy Bear

Categories: Doll, Crochet

This tiny crocheted teddy bear holding a little puffy heart is perfect for Valentine’s or anytime. It is a small and quick project, great for using up scrap yarn. The head, body, and legs are all worked in one piece, the arms are made separately but attached as you crochet. The ears are sewn on, and a little puffy heart is sewn in the bears hands.

What you need to make this project

Materials
Poly-Fil Premium Fiber Fill
Supplies
worsted weight yarn (Red Heart Super Saver, Pale Plum)
worsted weight yarn (Red Heart Super Saver, Light Raspberry)
G crochet hook
6 mm black safety eyes
small piece of white felt
pink embroidery floss
yarn needle
embroidery needle
scissors

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Instructions

  • bear arms

Step One

The first thing you need to do is make the arms. They will be crocheted into the body of the bear so you need to have them ready when you start the head and body.

Make 2 with purple yarn, begin with magic ring

Round 1: in mr, ch 1, 8 sc

Rounds 2-8: 1 sc in each stitch

Finish off, cut yarn, and set aside

  • bear body
  • attaching arms
  • head and arms

Step Two

Next make the head, body and legs, starting with the head

With purple yarn start with a magic ring

Round 1: in mr, ch 1, 6 sc (6 sc)

Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (12 sc)

Round 3: [2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next] repeat around (18 sc)

Round 4: [2 sc in the first stitch, 1 sc in next 2] repeat around (24 sc)

Round 5: [2 sc in the first stitch, 1 sc in next 3] repeat around (30 sc)

Round 6-11: 1 sc in each stitch (30 sc)

Insert the safety eyes around row 7

Round 12: [sc2tog, sc in next 3 stitches] repeat around (24 sc)

Round 13: [sc2tog, sc in next 2 stitches] repeat around (18 sc)

Begin stuffing the head and continue to stuff as you go

Round 14: [sc2tog, sc in next stitch] repeat around (12 sc)

Round 15: [sc2tog, sc in next 2 stitches] repeat around (9 sc)

Round 16: 2 sc in each stitch (18 sc)

Round 17: [2 sc in the first stitch, 1 sc in next 2] repeat around (24 sc)

Round 18: on this round you will attach the arms, to figure out where to attach them you need to find the 4 stitches on each side of the body where you will need to put them and there should be 8 stitches in between on the back and the front. You will flatten the arms and hold them on the outside of the body and crochet through both layers of the arm and the body. Work 1 sc in each stitch, 4 in each arm, 8 across the back and the front for a total 24 sc

Round 19-24: 1 sc in each stitch around

Round 25: [sc2tog, sc in next 4 stitches] repeat around (20 sc)

Round 26: 1 sc in each stitch (20 sc)

Make sure that the body is well stuffed

Round 27: on this round you will begin making one leg, the first thing you need to do is find the center of the back and front, you should have 10 stitches on either side, on the side your hook is  on work the 10 stitches on that side, skipping the 10 stitches on the other side (for example my hook ended the round right on the side of the bear so I worked 5 stitches across the front, skipped 10, and worked 5 stitches across the back) (10 sc)

Round 28-33: sc around (10 sc)

Make sure that the leg is stuffed

Round 34: sc2tog around (5 sc)

Finish off, cut yarn, weave around stitches in last round, and pull to cinch closed, weave in end

Round 35: reattach yarn in one of the unworked stitches from round  27, 1 sc in each unworked stitch (10 sc)

Round 36-41: 1 sc in each stitch around (10 sc)

Make sure leg is stuffed

Round 42: sc2tog around (5 sc)

Finish off , cut yarn, weave around stitches in last round, and pull to cinch closed, weave in end

 

  • teddy bear ears

Step Three

make 2 ears

in mr, ch 2, 5 hdc, finish off, leaving long tail for sewing

sew ears to the top of the head

Step Four

make the nose and mouth by cutting a small oval from felt, stitch it to the head under the eyes, embroider a triangle nose and mouth

  • crochet teddy with heart

Step Five

Make the heart

use pink yarn and start with magic ring

Round 1: in mr, ch 1, 4 sc (4 sc)

Round 2: [2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next] repeat (6 sc)

Round 3: [2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next 2] repeat (8 sc)

Round 4: [2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next 3] repeat (10 sc)

Round 5: [2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next4] repeat (12 sc)

begin stuffing heart and continue as needed

Round 6: sc in first 3 stitches, skip next 6, sc in last 3 (6 sc)

Round 7: 1 sc in each stitch (6 sc)

finish off, cut yarn, weave around last stitches and pull to cinch close, weave in end

Round 8: reattach yarn and work in the skipped stitches from round 6, 1 sc in each stitch (6 sc)

Round 9: 1 sc in each stitch (6 sc)

finish off the same way as the other side

Stitch heart into hands of the bear