Crochet a mouse

Materials

  1. Size H hook.
  2. Brown, pink, gold yarn.
  3. Buttons for eyes.
  4. Darning needle.
  5. Stuffing.

Head, body and legs

  1. With brown yarn.
  2. 6sc in magic circle. (6)
  3. 2sc in each st. (12)
  4. (1sc. 2sc.) x 6. (18)
  5. (1sc in next 2st. 2sc.) x 6. (24)
  6. (1sc in next 3st. 2sc.) x 6. (30)
  7. (1sc in next 4st. 2sc.) x 6. (36)
  8. (1sc in next 5st. 2sc.) x 6. (42)
  9. (1sc in next 6st. 2sc.) x 6. (48)
  10. 1sc in each st. For 10 rows. (48)
  11. (1sc in next 6st. Sc2tog.) x 6. (42)
  12. (1sc in next 5st. Sc2tog.) x 6. (36)
  13. (1sc in next 4st. Sc2tog.) x 6. (30)
  14. (1sc in next 3st. Sc2tog.) x 6. (24)
  15. (1sc in next 2st. Sc2tog.) x 6. (18)
  16. (1sc. Sc2tog.) x 6. (12)
  17. (1sc. 2sc.) x 6. (18)
  18. 2sc in each st. (36)
  19. Divide the body into the arms and body section
  20. The body should have 24 stitches and each of the arms should have 6 stitches.
  21. Follow the method of creating fingers as shown here: Making fingers.
  22. Let us continue with the body section first. 1sc in each st. For 2 rows. (24)
  23. (1sc in next 3st. 2sc.) x 6. (30)
  24. 1sc in each st. (30)
  25. (1sc in next 2st. 2sc.) x 10. (40)
  26. 1sc in each st. For 4 rows. (40)
  27. (1sc in next 4st. 2sc.) x 8. (48)
  28. 1sc in each st. For 5 rows. (48)
  29. (1sc in next 4st. Sc2tog.) x 8. (40)
  30. (1sc in next 6st. Sc2tog.) X 5. (35)
  31. Sc2tog. Then divide the body into 2 sections for the legs. Each leg should have 17 stitches.
  32. 1sc in each st. For 6 rows. (17)
  33. Sc2tog until gap is small enough to sew closed. Repeat for other leg.

Arms (make 2)

  1. Continue from body.
  2. There were 6 stitches from where you left off. (6)
  3. 2sc in each st. (12)
  4. 1sc in each st. For 14 rows. (12)
  5. Sc2tog until gap is small enough to sew closed.

Ears outer (make 2)

  1. With brown yarn.
  2. 6sc in magic circle. (6)
  3. 2sc in each st. (12)
  4. (1sc. 2sc.) x 6. (18)
  5. (1sc in next 2st. 2sc.) x 6. (24)
  6. (1sc in next 3st. 2sc.) x 6. (30)
  7. (1sc in next 4st. 2sc.) x 6. (36)
  8. (1sc in next 5st. 2sc.) x 6. (42)
  9. (1sc in next 6st. 2sc.) x 6. (48)
  10. FO.

Ears inner (make 2)

  1. With pink yarn.
  2. 6sc in magic circle. (6)
  3. 2sc in each st. (12)
  4. (1sc. 2sc.) x 6. (18)
  5. (1sc in next 2st. 2sc.) x 6. (24)
  6. (1sc in next 3st. 2sc.) x 6. (30)
  7. FO.
  8. Sew this inner part onto the outer part. Fold in half and then sew onto the doll where the ears should be. Make sure they are centered and match on both sides.

Eyes

Place the eyes in or embroider them on.
If you embroider them on, use black yarn and use white to highlight.

Nose

  1. With brown yarn.
  2. 6sc in magic circle. (6)
  3. 1sc in each st. (6)
  4. (1sc. 2sc.) x 3. (9)
  5. (1sc in next 2st. 2sc.) x 3. (12)
  6. (1sc in next 2st. 2sc.) x 4. (16)
  7. (1sc in next 3st. 2sc.) x 4. (20)
  8. FO.
  9. With pink yarn.
  10. 6sc in magic circle. FO.
  11. Sew onto the middle of the nose.

Overalls

  1. With green yarn.
  2. Chain 35.
  3. Create sl st with the first chain.
  4. 1sc in each chain. (34)
  5. (1sc in next 6st. 2sc.) x 2. (36)
  6. (1sc in next 5st. 2sc.) x 6. (42)
  7. 1sc in each st. (42)
  8. (1sc in next 6st. 2sc.) x 6. (48)
  9. 1sc in each st. For 3 rows. (48)
  10. (1sc in next 6st. Sc2tog.) x 6. (42)
  11. (1sc in next 5st. Sc2tog.) x 6. (36)
  12. (1sc in next 4st. Sc2tog.) x 6. (30)
  13. 1sc in each st. For 5 or 6 rows. Depending on how long you want the clothes to be. I made mine 5 rows. (30)
  14. FO.
  15. For the middle part of the bottom make a little square to make the “shorts” part of his overalls.
    a. With green yarn.
    b. Chain 3. 1sc in each chain starting with the second chain from the hook.
    c. Chain 1. Turn. 1sc in each st. For 2 rows.
    d. FO. Sew onto overalls at the bottom. Make sure it is centered.
  16. For the front part of the overalls.
    a. With green yarn.
    b. Chain 13.
    c. 1sc in each st starting in the second chain from the hook.
    d. Chain 1. Turn. 1sc in each st. For 4 rows.
    e. Chain 1. Turn. Sc2tog x 2. 1sc in next 4st. Sc2tog x 2. (8)
    f. FO. Sew onto the front part. Make sure it is centered.
  17. For the back part of the overalls.
    Chain 15.
    1sc in each st starting in the second chain from the hook.
    Chain 1. Turn. 1sc in each st. For 2 rows. (14)
    Chain 1. Turn. Sc2tog x 2. 1sc in next 6st. Sc2tog x 2. (10)
    Chain 1. Turn. 1sc in each st. For 2 rows. (10)
    FO. Sew this onto the back. Make sure it is centered.
  18. For the straps (make 2)
    Chain 2.
    1sc in each st starting in the second chain from the hook.
    1sc in each st. For 4 rows. (2)
    FO. Sew the straps onto the overalls.

Boat on Overalls

  1. With gold yarn.
  2. Chain 7.
  3. 1sc in each chain starting in the second chain from the hook. (6)
  4. Chain 1. Turn. 2sc. 1sc in next 4st. 2sc. (8)
  5. Chain 1. Turn. 2sc. 1sc in next 6st. 2sc. (10)
  6. Chain 1. Turn. 1sc in each st. (10)
  7. FO.

Mast of the boat

  1. With gold yarn.
  2. Chain 8. FO.
  3. Sew this onto overalls.

Sails

  1. With white yarn.
  2. Chain 5.
  3. 1sc in each chain starting in second hook from chain. (4)
  4. Chain 1. Turn. 1sc in next 2st. Sc2tog. (3)
  5. Chain 1. Turn. Sc2tog. 1sc in each st. (2)
  6. Chain 1. Turn. 1sc. Sc2tog. (2)
  7. Chain 1. Turn. 1sc in each st. (2)
  8. Chain 1. Turn. Sc2tog. (1)
  9. FO. Sew onto overalls.

Tail

  1. With brown yarn.
  2. 6sc in magic circle. (6)
  3. 1sc in each sc. For 30 rows. (6)
  4. FO. Sew onto back of the doll.