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Adorable Amigurumi Polar Bear Crochet Pattern

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Adorable Amigurumi Polar Bear Crochet Pattern

Did you ever get that fuzzy, warm feeling when you wrap up a gift that you just know is gonna be a total hit? Well, let me tell ya, this crochet polar bear pattern is one of those treasures. A snuggly, white polar bear, sporting the cutest orange sweater dotted with snowflakes – yes, it’s a Christmas ornament that’ll make your tree beam with joy!

Whipping up this little guy is a breeze, and I’m all about sharing the deets to spread that holiday cheer. You’ll be looping and stitching in bliss, watching as that adorable bear takes shape. And that sweater? Oh honey, it’s as cheerful as a Christmas carol! With every stitch, imagine the joy this polar pal will bring, nestled among the twinkling lights and tinsel… Are you feeling the spirit yet?

Now, remember – life’s too short for boring crochet patterns. So go ahead, mix it up! Throw in a stitch that’s a tad off-beat or play around with the color palette. Who knows, you might just invent a new winter mascot!

And hey, if you end up with an extra loop here or there – it’s all part of the charm, right? Everyone’s tree could use a bear with character.


Designer: Mumigurumi

Materials & Tools

  • Scheepjes Softfun Yarn
  • Fibre content:60% cotton, 40% acrylic
  • Yarn weight: DK
  • LengthL 140 meter / 153 yards
  • Ball weight: 50 grams / 1.76 ounces
  • Colors: white and red
  • 3 mm hook
  • 9 mm safety eyes
  • A bit of black and blue lightweight yarn for decorating
  • Polyester fiberfill for stuffing
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers

Abbreviations

St – stitch
Ch – chain
Sl st – slip stitch
Sc – single crochet
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease
BLO – back loop only
FLO – front loop only
Dc – double crochet
Hdc – half double crochet

Body

We will start with the legs with white color.

Rnd 1: 8 sc in magic ring (8)
Rnd 2-6: sc around (8)

Fasten off. Make the 2nd leg using the same pattern, Do not fasten off, as we will use this yarn. We will now go on crocheting the body,

Rnd 7: in this round, we will join the legs, ending with 24 sts in total. With the 2nd leg on your hook 4 ch and join the 1st leg with a sl st. Now sc around the 1st leg (8 sc) and work 1 sc in each stitch along the chain (4 sc). Then 8 sc around the second leg and 4 sc along the chain again,

Rnd 8: (2 sc, 1 inc) x 8 (32)
Rnd 9: (3 sc, 1 inc) x 8 (40)
Rnd 10: (4 sc, 1 inc) x 8 (48)
Rnd 11: sc around (48)
Rnd 12: (5 sc, 1 inc) x 8 (56)

Chane to red yarn. Stuff as you go.

Rnd 13: BLO: sc around (56)
Rnd 14-25: sc around (56)
Rnd 26: (12 sc, 1 dec) x 4 (52)
Rnd 27: sc around (52)
Rnd 28: (11 sc, 1 dec) x 4 (48)

Change back to white yarn.

Rnd 29: BLO: sc around (48)
Rnd 30: (10 sc, 1 dec) x 4 (44)
Rnd 31: sc around (44)
Rnd 32: (9 sc, 1 dec) x 4 (40)
Rnd 33: sc around (40)
Rnd 34: (8 sc, 1 dec) x 4 (36)
Rnd 35-38: sc around (36)
Rnd 39: (4 sc, 1 dec) x 6 (30)
Rnd 40: (3 sc, 1 dec) x 6 (24)
Rnd 41: (2 sc, 1 dec) x 6 (18)
Rnd 42: (1 sc, 1 dec) x 6 (12)
Rnd 43: 6 dec (6)

Insert safety eyes approximately between rounds 35-36.

Ears x2

Rnd 1: 8 sc in magic ring (8)
Rnd 2: 8 inc (16)
Rnd 3-4: sc around (16)

Fold in half and sew or crochet through both layers. Fasten off and weave in the ends.

Sew the ears to the head and hide the yarn ends.

Arms x2

Start with white color.

Rnd 1: 8 sc in magic ring (8)
Rnd 2-3: sc around (8)

Change to red color.

Rnd 4: sc around (8)
Rnd 5: FLO: (2 ch, 1 sc) x 8 (8)
Rnd 6: BLO: sc around (8)
Rnd 7-13: sc around (8)

Stuff very slightly and fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing. If you’d like to make your toy poseable, you can insert the wire in the arms.

Assembling

  • With black yarn embroider nose and eyelashes.
  • Finishing the dress: join red yarn to the front loop of round 29 of the body. Work in FLO of this round. Make sure you start at the back of the toy. Then fasten off and weave in ends.
    Rnd 1: FLO: (3 ch, 1 sc) around (48)
  • Join red yarn to the front loop of round 13 of the body. Work in FLO of this round. You will also need to turn the doll upside down. Then fasten off and weave in ends.
    Rnd 1: FLO: dc around (56)
    Rnd 2: (2 ch, 1 sc) around (56)
  • Sew arms to the body between rounds 26-27.
  • With thin light blue yarn embroidery simple snowflakes.
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