Welcome to my teddy bear crochet applique pattern. This teddy bear is going to be a part of my teddy bears picnic blanket that I’m making. If you want to have a look at some of the other patterns for the blanket, they include the baby blanket, plaid picnic blanket applique, picnic basket and a baby teddy bear applique.

Finished teddy bear crochet applique pattern group landscape

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

 

To view the full pattern, continue scrolling down this page. If you would like to download the ad-free version, it’s available on my Ravelry store for $1 at teddy bear crochet applique pattern.

This pattern will be using US terminology. If you would like to view the UK version, go to teddy bear crochet applique pattern (UK Version).

Teddy Bear Crochet Applique Pattern 

Abbreviations

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

Materials Used 

  • 3 or 4 colors of cotton or wool, I used 4 ply crochet cotton.
  • Crochet hook, I used a 1.25mm hook.
  • Scissors.
  • Thread to sew together.
  • Sewing needle.
  • Darning needle to weave in ends.

Size 

Large (Using 8 ply wool)

19cm x 13cm or 7.5” x 5”

Medium (Using 4 ply crochet cotton)

14cm x 9cm or 5.5” x 3.5”

Head

Using main color make a magic loop.

Row 1:  2 ch, work 14 dc into circle.  Pull circle tight and join with a sl st in top of 1st st.

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

Row 3:  2 ch, work 1 dc in same st as ch, (1 dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in following st) repeat to end of row.  Join with a sl st in top of 1st st.

Row 4:  2 ch, work 1 dc in same st as ch, (1 dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in following st) repeat to end of row.  Join with a sl st in top of 1st st.  Don’t fasten off (will use it to work around the ears).

Crochet teddy bear applique head

Ears

Join contrast color 2nd st on from join on head.

Crochet teddy bear applique joining for first ear

Row 1:  1 ch, work a joined sc over same st as ch and next st, 1 sc in next st, 1 joined sc over same st as last sc and next st.  Turn.

Row 2:  1 ch, work a sc cluster over all the sts.  Fasten off.

Crochet teddy bear applique first ear

Miss about 13 sts and work the 2nd ear the same as the 1st ear.

Crochet teddy bear applique joining for second ear

Crochet teddy bear applique inner ears

Around the Ears

Using cotton from head work 2 hdc in each st around the ear, sl st in each st to halfway between the 2 ears, 3 ch, miss 1st ch and work 1 sl st in each remaining ch, sl st into same place on head, 4 ch, miss 1st ch and work 1 sl st in each remaining ch, sl st into same place on head, 3 ch, miss 1st ch and work 1 sl st in each remaining ch, sl st into same place on head.  Sl st along head until 2 sts before 2nd ear.  Work 2 hdc in each st around ear.  Sl st into head and fasten off.

Crochet teddy bear applique ears

Muzzle

Using contrast color make a magic loop.

Row 1:  2 ch, work 12 dc into the circle.  Pull circle tight and join with a sl st in top of 1st st.

Row 2:  1 ch, work 1 hdc in same place as ch and then 2 hdc in each st around.  Join with a sl st in the top of 1st st.  Fasten off.

Crochet teddy bear applique muzzle

Eyes (Make 2)

Using black make a magic loop.

1 ch, work 5 sc into circle.  Pull circle tight and join with a sl st in top of 1st st.  Fasten off.

Crochet teddy bear applique eyes

Nose

Using black make a magic loop.

2 ch, work 3 hdc into circle.  Pull circle tight but don’t join.  Fasten off.

Crochet teddy bear applique nose

Neck and Arms

Row 1:  Using main color work 11 ch (for 1st arm), work 1 dc in each of 7 centre sts at bottom of head, 14 ch.  Turn.

Crochet teddy bear applique joining for neck

Crochet teddy bear applique neck and arms first row

Row 2:  Miss 3 ch, work 1 dc in each ch, 2 dc in 1st st on body, 1 dc in each of following 5 sts, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each ch to end.  Fasten off.

Crochet teddy bear applique neck and arms

Body

Join main color cotton 4 sts before centre st.

Crochet teddy bear applique joining for body

Row 1:  3 ch, work 2 dc in same st as ch, 1 dc in each of next 7 sts, 2 dc in following st.  Turn.

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

Rows 3-4:  3 ch, work 1 dc in each st to end.  Turn.

Rows 5-6:  3 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.  Don’t Fasten off.

Crochet teddy bear applique body

1st Leg 

Row 1:  3 ch, work a joined dc over same st as ch and next st, 1 dc in each of next 2 sts.  Turn.

Rows 2-4:  3 ch, work 1 dc in each of the 3 sts.  Turn.

Row 5:  3 ch, work a dc cluster over all sts.  Fasten off.

Crochet teddy bear applique first leg

2nd Leg

Join cotton to 4th last st of body as shown.

Crochet teddy bear applique joining for second leg

Row 1:  3 ch, work 1 dc in same st as ch, 1 dc in next st and a joined dc over last 2 sts.  Turn.

Rows 2-4:  3 ch, work 1 dc in each of the 3 sts.  Turn.

Row 5:  3 ch, work a dc cluster over all sts.  Fasten off.

Crochet teddy bear applique legs

Neatening Row

Join cotton to join of neck and head.

Crochet teddy bear applique joining for neatening row

Work 1 sc in each st around arms, body and legs back to the neck, sl st into join of neck and head.  Fasten off.

Crochet teddy bear applique body neatened

To Make Up

Weave in ends.  Embroider a white dot on each eye.

Crochet teddy bear applique eyes with dots

Sew the nose to the muzzle and embroider a mouth to the muzzle under the nose.

Crochet teddy bear applique muzzle with nose and mouth

Stitch the muzzle to the head with the top of the muzzle just covering over the centre circle.

Crochet teddy bear applique head with muzzle

Attach the eyes to the head just above the muzzle.

Finished crochet teddy bear applique landscape

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

Finished crochet teddy bear applique group landscape

If you’ve liked this pattern, you may also like my other teddy bear patterns. I’ve got another teddy bear applique, a teddy bear with a dress and accessories, a teddy bear pilot and a baby teddy bear.

Finished crochet teddy bear group landscape

Finished crochet teddy for plane mobile with scarf landscape

Finished crochet baby teddy bear group landscape