Crochet a sheep

Materials

  1. Grey and white yarn.
  2. Size H hook.
  3. Darning needle.
  4. Stuffing.

Head

  1. With grey yarn.
  2. 6sc in magic circle. (6)
  3. 2sc in each st. (12)
  4. 1sc in each st. For 2 rows. (12)
  5. (1sc in next 3st. 2sc.) x 3. (15)
  6. (1sc in next 4st. 2sc.) x 3. (18)
  7. (1sc in next 2st. 2sc.) x 6. (24)
  8. (1sc in next 7sc. 2sc.) x 3. (27)
  9. (1sc in next 8st. 2sc.) x 3. (30)
  10. 1sc in each st. (30)
  11. We are going to do bobbles for this row. Change to white yarn. You should have 15 bobbles for this row and your last stitch should be a single crochet.
  12. (1sc in next 5st. 2sc.) x 6. (36)
  13. In this row you will be doing bobbles.
  14. (1sc in next 6st. 2sc.) x 6. (42)
  15. Bobble row.
  16. (1sc. Sc2tog.) x 14. (28)
  17. Bobble row.
  18. (1sc in next 5st. Sc2tog.) x 4. (24)
  19. Bobble row.
  20. (1sc. Sc2tog.) x 8. (16)
  21. Bobble row. For this row, instead of doing an sc in the middle of each bobble, sc2tog. (12)
  22. Sc2tog until gap is small enough to sew closed.
  23. FO.
  24. Add the eyes. I used buttons. Also embroider the nose and mouth.

Body

  1. With white yarn.
  2. 6sc in magic circle. (6)
  3. 2sc in each st. (12)
  4. Bobble row.
  5. 2sc in each st. (24)
  6. Bobble row.
  7. 2sc in each st. (48)
  8. Bobble row.
  9. (1sc in next 6st. Sc2tog.) x 6. (42)
  10. Bobble row. For this row, instead of 1sc after each bobble, do sc2tog. (28)
  11. 1sc in each st. (28)
  12. Bobble row.
  13. 1sc in each st. (28)
  14. Repeat steps 12-13 two more times.
  15. Bobble row. For this row, instead of 1sc after each bobble, do sc2tog. At the end of this row, you will have 3 stitches left. Do sc3tog at the end. (18)
  16. (1sc in next 4st. Sc2tog.) x 3. (15)
  17. FO.
  18. Sew the head and the body together.

Arms (make 2)

  1. With grey yarn.
  2. Create 7 stitches where the arms should be. Join the grey yarn to create the arms.
  3. 1sc in each st. For 10 rows. (7)
  4. (1sc in next 2st. 2sc.) x 2. 1sc. (9)
  5. 1sc in each st. For 5 rows. (9)
  6. Sc2tog until gap is small enough to sew closed.

Legs (make 2)

  1. With grey yarn.
  2. Create 10 stitches where the legs should be, just like you did for the arms.
  3. 1sc in each st. For 16 rows. (10)
  4. (1sc in next 4st. 2sc.) x 2. (12)
  5. 1sc in each st. For 2 rows. (12)
  6. Sc2tog only in the back loops. (6)
  7. Sc2tog until gap is small enough to sew closed.

Ears (make 2)

  1. With grey yarn.
  2. 6sc in magic circle. (6)
  3. 2sc in each st. (12)
  4. (1sc. 2sc.) x 6. (18)
  5. 1sc in each st. For 3 rows. (18)
  6. (1sc in next 4st. Sc2tog.) x 3. (15)
  7. 1sc in each st. (15)
  8. (1sc. Sc2tog.) x 5. (10)
  9. 1sc in each st. For 2 rows. (10)
  10. FO.
  11. Flatten the ear and sew this onto the head.

Tail

  1. With white yarn.
  2. 6sc in magic circle. (6)
  3. Bobble row.
  4. 1sc in each st. (6)
  5. Repeat rows 3-4.
  6. 1sc in each st. (6)
  7. FO.
  8. Sew onto the back of the body. I decided to fold mine over to make the tail more like a ball.

Now you have finished the sheep. Below are images of what he’s suppose to look like.

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