Chubby Sheep

Jul 9, 2015
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Author

Marie Segares/Underground Crafter

Introduction

This rotund sheep is fun to play with and simple to make. The round shape and textured bottom allow it to “sit up” without legs. Optional instructions are included to transform the sheep into an ornament or hanging decoration.

Skills Used 
Basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, half double crochet 
Crocheting in the round 
Increasing 
Decreasing with invdec (includes written explanation and link to photo and video tutorials) 
Popcorn (includes written explanation and photo tutorial)

Skill Level 
Easy

Materials List

Galler Yarns Flore II yarn (1.75 oz/50 g/100 yds/91 m/75% kid mohair, 15% wool, 10% nylon/light weight) – 1 skein in each of two colors, or approximately in 100 yds in Main Color and 35 yds in Color B.

Small amount of brown embroidery floss.

US E-4/3.5 mm crochet hook or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Stitch marker.

Fiber filling.

Finished Size

Approximately 3.75” tall (9.5 cm) from base of body to top of head.

Gauge

Body through Round 12 = 3.75” (9.5 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project but stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.

The Pattern

Complete free pattern and popcorn photo tutorial are available on the Underground Crafter blog here.


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