Welcome to my crochet baby teddy bear 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 crochet baby teddy bear 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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Crochet Baby Teddy Bear Applique Pattern

Abbreviations 

  • st – stitch
  • sts – stitches
  • ch – chain
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • sc – single crochet
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • dc – double crochet

Materials Used 

  • 5 colors 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 color make a magic loop.

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

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

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

Crochet baby teddy bear head

Ears

Join main color cotton 5 sts before centre st.

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for ear

1 ch, work 1 hdc and 1 dc in same st as ch, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc, 1 hdc 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 hdc and 1 dc in same st as ch, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc, 1 hdc and 1 sl st in following st.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear head with ears

Muzzle

Using main color make a magic loop.

2 ch, work 3 dc, 2 hdc, 3 dc and 2 hdc 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 color make a magic loop.

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

Crochet baby teddy bear inner ears

Arm

Using main color make a magic loop.

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

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

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

Row 4:  3 ch, work a dc 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 color join cotton 2 sts before centre st at bottom of head.

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for body

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Crochet baby teddy bear body

Leg

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

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for leg wrong side

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Crochet baby teddy bear leg

Neatening Row

Join main color 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 sc, 1 hdc and 1 sc 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 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (3 sts)

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

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

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

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

Row 6:  1 ch, work 2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next st, 1 hdc in following st, 1 dc 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 sc 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 sc in each st to end.  Turn.

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

Row 6:  2 ch, work 1 hdc in 1st st, 1 sc in next st, 1 hdc 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 hdc in 1st st, 1 sc in next st and 1 hdc in last st.  Fasten off.

Crochet baby teddy bear bottle bottom neatened

Bottle Top

Join contrast color to 1st st at top.

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for bottle top

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

Crochet baby teddy bear bottle top

Teat

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

Crochet baby teddy bear joining for teat

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

Row 2:  sl st to middle st, 2 ch, work 1 hdc 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 crochet baby teddy bear applique. I’ve also made it in different sizes and colors.

Finished crochet baby teddy bear group portrait

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Finished crochet teddy bear group landscape

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