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Free Crochet Patterns

Teddy in a basket

Send warmth and love messages to friends and family with the cosy Teddy in his basket. 

Double crochet in spiral for Teddy and mixed crochet stitches for the basket.  Wooden turquoise beads make the basket look extra pretty.

Head

Rnd 1: Yarn A, 6mm crochet hook; 6dc into an adjustable ring and pull the yarn end to tighten up (6 sts). 

Rnd 2: 2dc in each st around (12 sts).

Rnd 3: [dc in the next st, 2dc in the next st] 6 times (18 sts).

Rnd 4: [dc in the next 2 sts, 2dc in the next st] 6 times (24 sts).

Rnds 5-8: dc in each st around (24 sts).

Rnd 9: [dc in the next 2 sts, dc2tog] 6 times (18 sts).

Rnd 10: [dc in the next st, dc2tog] 6 times (12 sts).  It will be easier to insert the safety eyes on the face here, add the filling before continuing to the next round.

Rnd 11: dc2tog 6 times and leave enough yarn for sewing this edge to the body (6 sts).

Mouth and nose

Rnd 1: Yarn B, 4mm crochet hook; 6dc into an adjustable ring and pull the yarn end to tighten up (6 sts).

Rnd 2: 2dc in each st around (12 sts).

Rnd 3: [dc in the next st, 2dc in the next st] 6 times (18 sts).

Rnd 4: [dc in the next 2 sts, 2dc in the next st] 6 times (24 sts).

Rnds 5-6: dc in each st around (24 sts)

Rnd 7: dc in each st around and leave enough yarn for sewing this edge to the face (24 sts).

Embroider nose and mouth with black yarn to the front of this part, add filling and sew this part to the face.

Arms

Body

Rnd 1: Yarn A, 6mm crochet hook; 6dc into an adjustable ring and pull the yarn end to tighten up (6 sts).

Rnd 2: 2dc in each st around (12 sts).

Rnd 3: [dc in the next st, 2dc in the next st] 6 times (18 sts).

Rnds 4-7: dc in each st around (18 sts).

Rnd 8: [dc in the next st, dc2tog] 6 times, add filling before continuing to the next round (12 sts).

Rnd 9: dc2tog 6 times and fasten off (6 sts).

Ears

Inner layer: 

Yarn B and 4mm crochet hook; 6dc in an adjustable ring and pull the yarn end to tighten up, leave enough yarn for sewing this part to the outer part (6sts).

 

Outer layer: 

Yarn A and 6mm crochet hook; 6dc in an adjustable ring, pull the yarn end to tighten up and fasten off (6 sts).

 

Overlay the wrong side of the inner layer on the wrong side of the outer layer and sew two layers together with yarn B.

Rnd 1: Yarn B, 6mm crochet hook; 9htr into an adjustable ring and pull the yarn end to tighten up (9 sts).

Rnd 2: Yarn A; dc in each st around (9 sts).

Rnd 3: dc in each st around (9 sts).

Rnd 4: [dc in the next st, dc2tog] 3 times (6 sts)

Rnds 5-6: dc in each st around and leave enough yarn for sewing this edge to the body (6 sts).

Legs

Rnd 1: Yarn B, 6mm crochet hook; 9htr into an adjustable ring and pull the yarn end to tighten up (9 sts).

Rnd 2: Yarn A; dc in each st around (9 sts).

Rnds 3-4: dc in each st around (9 sts).

Rnd 5: [dc in the next st, dc2tog] 3 times (6 sts)

Rnd 6: dc in each st around and leave enough yarn for sewing this edge to the body (6 sts).

Ensemble

Attach the safety eyes on the face and add stuffing to the head, body, arms, legs and nose if have not done so in the previous steps. 

 

Sew all parts together as shown in the picture on the left.

Bag

Rnd 1: Yarn A, 6mm crochet hook; ch 11, 2dc in the 2nd ch from hook, dc in the next 8 chs, 4dc in the last ch, turn to work along other side of ch, dc in the next 8 chs, 2dc in the next st (24 sts).

Rnd 2: [2dc in the next 2 sts, dc in the next 8 sts, 2dc in the next 2 sts] 2 times (32 sts).

Rnd 3: [dc in the next st, 2dc in the next st, dc in the next 12 sts, 2dc in the next st, dc in the next st] 2 times (36 sts).

Rnds 4-5: dc in each st around, ss (36 sts).

Rnd 6: Yarn B; ch 2, 2trcl in the same st as ch 2, 2trcl in the next 35 sts, ss (36 sts). 

Rnd 7: Yarn A; ch 1, dc in each st around, ss (36 sts).

Rnd 8: Yarn B; ch 2, 2trcl in the same st as ch 2, [5trcl st in the next st, 2trcl in the next st, beaded dc in the next st, 2trcl in the next st] 8 times, 5trcl in the next st, 2trcl in the next st, beaded dc in the next st, ss (36 sts). 

Rnd 9: Yarn A; ch 1, dc in each st around, ss (36 sts).

Rnd 10: Yarn B; ch 2, 2trcl st in the same st as ch 2, 2trcl in the next 35 sts, ss (36 sts).

Rnd 11: Yarn A; ch 1, dc in each st around, ss (36 sts).

Rnd 12: ch1, dc in each st around, ss (36 sts).

Rnd 13: ss in each st around, ss (36 sts).

Rnd 14: ch1, dc in each st of R12, ss (36 sts).

Rnd 15: ss in each st around, ss and fasten off (36 sts).

Basket

Finished size: 14x10x5cm

Materials

Leftover yarn and materials from making Teddy.

Handles

Rnd 1: Yarn A; ch 23, dc in the 2nd ch from hook, dc in the next 21 (22 sts).

Rnd 2: ss in each st around and fasten off (44 sts). 

 

Sew the handles to the bag.

Abbreviations

2trcl: 2 treble crochet cluster (US 2 double crochet cluster: 2dccl)

5trcl: 5 treble crochet cluster (US 5 double crochet cluster : 5dccl)

ch(s): Chain(s)

dc: Double crochet (US Single crochet: sc)

dc2tog: Two double crochet together (US Two single crochet together: sc2tog)

htr: Half treble crochet (US Half double crochet: hdc)

ss(s): Slip stitch(s) 

st(s): Stitch(es)

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