Welcome to my baby teddy bear crochet applique pattern. I’ve been wanting to make a teddy bears picnic blanket for a while and this is one of the appliques that I’m going to use on it. The finished baby teddy bear will look like this.

Finished baby teddy bear crochet applique pattern portrait

There’s also a video tutorial for this pattern on my YouTube channel at crochet baby teddy bear applique tutorial.

 

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This pattern will be using UK terminology. If you would like to view the US version go to Baby Teddy Bear Crochet Applique Pattern (US Version).

Baby Teddy Bear Crochet Applique Pattern

Abbreviations 

  • st – stitch
  • sts – stitches
  • ch – chain
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • dc – double crochet
  • htr – half treble crochet
  • tr – treble crochet
  • dtr – double treble crochet

Materials Used

  • 5 colours of cotton or wool, I used 4 ply crochet cotton.
  • A crochet hook, I used a 1.25mm hook.
  • Scissors.
  • Darning needle to weave in ends.
  • Sewing thread and needle to stitch the bear together.
  • Silver or grey thread to embroider a nappy pin on the nappy.
  • Black thread to embroider on the nose, mouth and eyes.

Size

Large (Using 8 ply wool)

10cm x 7cm or 4” x 2.75”

Medium (Using 4 ply crochet cotton)

7cm x 4.5cm or 2.75” x 1.75”

Head

Using main colour make a magic loop.

Row 1:  2 ch, into circle work 3 tr, 2 htr, 3 tr and 2 htr.  Pull circle tight and join with a sl st in top of 1st st.

Row 2:  2 ch, work 2 tr in each st.  Join with a sl st in top of 1st st.

Row 3:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st around.  Join with a sl st in top of 1st st.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear head

Ears

Join main colour cotton 5 sts before centre st.

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for ear

1 ch, work 1 htr and 1 tr in same st as ch, 2 tr in next st, 1 tr, 1 htr and 1 sl st in following st, 1 sl st in each of next 3 sts, 2 ch, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in same st as ch, 3 ch, miss 1st ch, sl st in remaining 2 ch, sl st in same st as ch, sl st in each of next 3 sts, 1 ch, 1 htr and 1 tr in same st as ch, 2 tr in next st, 1 tr, 1 htr and 1 sl st in following st.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear head with ears

Muzzle

Using main colour make a magic loop.

2 ch, work 3 tr, 2 htr, 3 tr and 2 htr in circle.  Pull circle tight and join with a sl st in top of 1st st.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear muzzle

Inner Ear (Make 2)

Using contrast colour make a magic loop.

1 ch, work 3 dc in circle.  Pull circle tight but don’t join.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear inner ears

Arm

Using main colour make a magic loop.

Row 1:  3 ch, work 3 tr in circle.  Pull circle tight but don’t join.  Turn.

Row 2:  3 ch, work 1 tr in each st to last st, work 2 tr in last st.  Turn.

Row 3:  3 ch, work 1 tr in each of 1st 2 sts, a joined htr over last 2 sts.  Turn.

Row 4:  3 ch, work a tr cluster over all sts.  Don’t fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear arm

Neatening Row

Work 1 sl st in each st around.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear arm neatened

Body

Using main colour join cotton 2 sts before centre st at bottom of head.

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for body

Row 1:  1 ch, work 1 dc in same st as ch, 1 dc in each of next 4 sts.  Turn.  (5 sts)

Row 2:  1 ch, work 2 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (6 sts)

Row 3:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (6 sts)

Row 4:  1 ch, work 2 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in each st to last 2 sts, a joined dc over last 2 sts.  Turn.  (6 sts)

Row 5:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (6 sts)

Row 6:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to last 2 sts, a joined dc over last 2 sts.  Turn.  (5 sts)

Row 7:  1 ch, work a joined dc over 1st 2 sts, 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (4 sts)

Row 8:  1 ch, work 2 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (5 sts)

Row 9:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (5 sts)

Row 10:  1 ch, work a joined dc over 1st 2 sts, 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (4 sts)

Row 11:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each of 1st 2 sts, a joined dc over last 2 sts.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear body

Leg

Join main colour cotton to wrong side at bottom front of body.

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for leg wrong side

Row 1:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each of next 5 sts.  Turn.  (5 sts)

Row 2:  1 ch, work 2 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in each st to last 2 sts, a joined dc over last 2 sts.  Turn.  (5 sts)

Row 3:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (5 sts)

Row 4:  1 ch, work 2 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (6 sts)

Row 5:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to last st, 2 dc in last st.  Turn.  (7 sts)

Row 6:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to last 2 sts, a joined dc over last 2 sts.  Turn.  (6 sts)

Row 7:  1 ch, work a joined dc over 1st 2 sts, 1 dc in each st to last 2 sts, a joined dc over last 2 sts.  Turn.  (4 sts)

Row 8:  1 ch, work a joined dc over 1st 2 sts, a joined dc over last 2 sts.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear leg

Neatening Row

Join main colour cotton at neck as shown.

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for neatening row

Work a sl st in each st around the body and leg to neck.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear body neatened

Bottom of Foot

Using contrast work 4 ch.

1 sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc, 1 htr and 1 dc in next st, 1 sl st in last st.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear foot

Nappy

Using white work 4 ch.

Row 1:  Miss 1st ch and work 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (3 sts)

Row 2:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to last st, 2 dc in last st.  Turn.  (4 sts)

Row 3:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (4 sts)

Row 4:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.  (4 sts)

Row 5:  2 ch, work 1 htr in each of 1st 2 sts, 1 dc in each st to end.    Turn.  (4 sts)

Row 6:  1 ch, work 2 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in next st, 1 htr in following st, 1 tr in last st.  Don’t fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear nappy

Neatening Row

Turn work over before starting neatening row.

1 ch, work 1 dc in each st around.  Join with a sl st in top of 1st st.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear nappy neatened

Bottle

Using white work 4 ch.

Row 1:  Miss 1st ch and work 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.

Rows 2-5:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.

Row 6:  2 ch, work 1 htr in 1st st, 1 dc in next st, 1 htr in last st.  Don’t fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear bottle bottom

Neatening Row

Work 1 sl st in each st around sides and bottom, into top work 2 ch, 1 htr in 1st st, 1 dc in next st and 1 htr in last st.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear bottle bottom neatened

Bottle Top

Join contrast colour to 1st st at top.

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for bottle top

1 ch, work 1 dc in each of the 3 sts.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear bottle top

Teat

Join teat colour in 1st st of bottle top on wrong side.

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for teat

Row 1:  1 ch, work 1 dc in each of the 3 sts.  Turn.

Row 2:  sl st to middle st, 2 ch, work 1 htr in same st.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear bottle finished

To Make Up

Weave in ends.  Embroider a nose and mouth on the muzzle.

Crochet baby teddy bear muzzle with nose and mouth

Stitch the inner ears to the ears.

Crochet baby teddy bear ears with inner ears

Embroider a nappy pin to the nappy.

Crochet baby teddy bear nappy with nappy pin

Sew the muzzle near the bottom of the bear’s head.

Crochet baby teddy bear body with muzzle

Stitch the bottom of the foot to the leg.

Crochet baby teddy bear body with foot

Embroider eyes just above the muzzle.

Crochet baby teddy bear body with eyes

Stitch the nappy on the bear.

Crochet baby teddy bear body with nappy

Attach the arm to the bear.

Crochet baby teddy bear body with arm

Stitch the bottle to the bear behind the arm and leg with the teat near the bear’s face.

Finished crochet baby teddy bear landscape

And there’s the finished baby teddy bear crochet applique. I’ve also made it in different sizes and colours.

Finished crochet baby teddy bear group portrait

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Finished crochet teddy bear group landscape

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