Searching for a cuddly toy and charming addition to your crochet plush collection? Take a look with this adorable crochet bear that will charmed your kids and will be a perfect playmate for them.  This fluffy plush toy features a cute and playful little shy bear design that is sure to capture the hearts of both kids and adults alike. The finished amigurumi plush bear is about  18 cm tall (7inch).

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This crochet bear is one of our Amigurumi animals. We also have other patterns. Check for extra inspiration.

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In addition, we provide Beginner Crochet Kits-Amigurumi Animal to choose from. Every single material is included so you can make those lovely animals with just one kit. what are you waiting for, crocheters? Grab your hooks, select your favorite yarn, and let’s begin this amazing crochet adventure together.

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Materials for Crochet Bear:

  • Plush yarn of light brown
  • Crochet hook – 6.0mm
  • Darning needle
  • Fiberfill
  • Scissors
  • Stitch marker
  • hot melt adhesive
  • Safety nose-1 pc
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Crochet terms:

  • Sc– Single Crochet
  • Ch– chain
  • St– stitch
  • Ss– Slip Stitch
  • Sc2tog-slip stitch 2 together
  • [00] – total stitches after a round
  • R1, R2, R3… – Round 1, Round 2, Round 3…

Special Terms:

  • Sc2tog-slip stitch 2 together or popularly known as Dec or decrease – Yarn over and pull through. Repeat the process, Insert the hook in the next st, yarn over and pull through again.  There should be 3 loops on the hook now. Finally, yarn over and pull a loop through all 3 loops on the hook to finish the stitch.
  • 2sc in each stitch/ next stitch or popularly known as INC or Increase – When making an increase, you will just  make 2 sc in each or next stitch

Pattern Notes

  • Our pattern is written in US crochet terms.
  • Follow the pattern carefully to avoid mistakes.
  • Use a stitch marker for every first stitch of the round.
  • Take note of the specific stitch counts and techniques.
  • Our pattern requires some attention to detail.
  • Additional notes are written in Italics.

Step by Step Crochet Bear Patterns

Head of crochet bear:

  • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
  • R2: ( 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [12 ]
  • R3: ( 1 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [18]
  • R4: ( 2 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [24]
  • R5: ( 3 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [30]
  • R6-9: 30 sc. 1 ss, 1 ch [30]
  • R10: ( 3 sc, sc2tog ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [24]
  • R11: ( 1 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [18]
  • R12: ( 1 sc, sc2tog ) * 6 times. cut the tail and weave the ends [12]
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Body of crochet bear:

  • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
  • R2: ( 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [12]
  • R3: ( 1 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [18]
  • R4: ( 2 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [24]
  • R5-7: 24 sc. 1 ss, 1 ch [24]
  • R8: ( 1 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [18]
  • R9: 18 sc. 1 ss, 1 ch 18]
  • R10: ( 1 sc, sc2tog ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [12]
  • R11: 12 sc. [12] (leave a longer yarn to sew it on the head)
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Make 2 ears and 1 nose of crochet bear:

  • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch[6]
  • R2: ( 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [12]
  • R3: 12 sc. cut and leave a tail [12]
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Crochet bear’s tail:

  • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
  • R2: ( 1 sc, 2 sc in each st) * 3 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [9]
  • R3: 9 sc. cut the tail and weave the ends [9]
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Feet of crochet bear:

  • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
  • R2: ( 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [12]
  • R3-4: 12 sc. 1 ss, 1 ch [12]
  • R5: ( 1 sc, sc2tog) * 4 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [8]
  • R6-8: 8 sc. cut and leave a tail [8]
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Make front feet of crochet bear

  • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
  • R2: ( 1 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 3 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [9]
  • R3-R4: 9 sc. 1 ss, 1 ch 9]
  • R5: ( 1 sc, sc2tog ) * 3 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
  • R6-11: 6 sc. cut and leave a tail [6]
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Assemble crochet bear

Before we continue on assembling the shy bear process, make sure that you already have these parts and materials:

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  • head
  • body
  • 2 ears
  • 1 nose
  • tail
  • 2 feet
  • The 2 front feet
  • Safety nose
  • hot melt adhesive
  • fabric glue(optional)

Let’s assemble crochet bear’s parts together!

  • Step 1. Fill it with fiberfill and continue sewing until you close it and finally connect the head to the body.
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  • Step 2. Attach the nose on the middle part of the head.
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  • Step 3. For the ears, flatten your work and sew the lower part of it. Repeat the process for the other ear.
  • Step 4. Stitch the left ear in between the rows of 3-7 on the left side of the head. Secure it with hot melt adhesive. Repeat the process for the right ear.
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  • Step 5. At the back part of the body, attach the tail using hot melt adhesive.
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  • Step 6. Get the two legs, fill it with fiber fill, and close the last open rows to secure it.
  • Step 7. Sew the legs between R6- R10. After it, secure them on the body using hot melt glue.
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  • Step 8. Grab the other 2 front feet and sew it to the neck part. Make sure to sew it well so it will not be detached to the body
  • Step 9. Put hot melt glue on the foot of it. Let it cool while pressing it down. Follow it with applying glue to the foot to cover its face. Press it down again to make sure that it will be attached to the face. Repeat the process on the other foot.
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  • Step 10. Paste the nose to the face of the bear. Don’t forget to check every pieces if they are attached well.
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Afterthoughts and Wrap Up

And tadaaa! Another plush crochet toy for you! You can also change it’s color according to what you like or create more version of that varries in color. If you want it to make as your keychain, just change the size of yarn and your hook.

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In this pattern, we have covered the process of creating each part of the shy bear. With this tutorial, we are hoping that you love the outcome of your crafts and we’re looking forward to see your work so don’t forget to share your photos of it and add some feedbacks regarding the process and we will love to know your ideas and opinions. Don’t forget to tag and follow us (@hookok) for more crochet works and patterns that you want to create. Hope you enjoy it! Happy crocheting!

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Crochet Bear – Amigurumi Free Pattern

Learn how to crochet bear with this beginner-friendly tutorial.
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Type: Crochet Amigurumi Animals
difficult level: middle
Keyword: Crochet Bear

Equipment

  • crochet hook 6.0mm
  • Darning needle
  • scissors
  • stitch marker

Ingredients

  • Plush yarn light brown
  • Fiberfill
  • hot melt adhesive
  • Safety nose-1 pc

Instructions

Step by Step Crochet Bear Patterns

    Head of crochet bear:

    • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
    • R2: ( 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [12 ]
    • R3: ( 1 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [18]
    • R4: ( 2 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [24]
    • R5: ( 3 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [30]
    • R6-9: 30 sc. 1 ss, 1 ch [30]
    • R10: ( 3 sc, sc2tog ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [24]
    • R11: ( 1 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [18]
    • R12: ( 1 sc, sc2tog ) * 6 times. cut the tail and weave the ends [12]

    Body of crochet bear:

    • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
    • R2: ( 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [12]
    • R3: ( 1 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [18]
    • R4: ( 2 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [24]
    • R5-7: 24 sc. 1 ss, 1 ch [24]
    • R8: ( 1 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [18]
    • R9: 18 sc. 1 ss, 1 ch 18]
    • R10: ( 1 sc, sc2tog ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [12]
    • R11: 12 sc. [12] (leave a longer yarn to sew it on the head)

    Make 2 ears and 1 nose of crochet bear:

    • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch[6]
    • R2: ( 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [12]
    • R3: 12 sc. cut and leave a tail [12]

    Crochet bear’s tail:

    • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
    • R2: ( 1 sc, 2 sc in each st) * 3 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [9]
    • R3: 9 sc. cut the tail and weave the ends [9]

    Feet of crochet bear:

    • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
    • R2: ( 2 sc in each st ) * 6 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [12]
    • R3-4: 12 sc. 1 ss, 1 ch [12]
    • R5: ( 1 sc, sc2tog) * 4 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [8]
    • R6-8: 8 sc. cut and leave a tail [8]

    Make front feet of crochet bear

    • R1: start with 6 sc in magic ring. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
    • R2: ( 1 sc, 2 sc in each st ) * 3 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [9]
    • R3-R4: 9 sc. 1 ss, 1 ch 9]
    • R5: ( 1 sc, sc2tog ) * 3 times. 1 ss, 1 ch [6]
    • R6-11: 6 sc. cut and leave a tail [6]

    Assemble crochet bear

    • Before we continue on assembling the shy bear process, make sure that you already have these parts and materials:
    • head
    • body
    • 2 ears
    • 1 nose
    • tail
    • 2 feet
    • The front 2 feet
    • Safety nose
    • hot melt adhesive
    • fabric glue(optional)

    Let’s assemble crochet bear’s parts together!

    • Step 1. Fill it with fiberfill and continue sewing until you close it and finally connect the head to the body.
    • Step 2. Attach the nose on the middle part of the head.
    • Step 3. For the ears, flatten your work and sew the lower part of it. Repeat the process for the other ear.
    • Step 4. Stitch the left ear in between the rows of 3-7 on the left side of the head. Secure it with hot melt adhesive. Repeat the process for the right ear.
    • Step 5. At the back part of the body, attach the tail using hot melt adhesive.
    • Step 6. Get the two legs, fill it with fiber fill, and close the last open rows to secure it.
    • Step 7. Sew the legs between R6- R10. After it, secure them on the body using hot melt glue.
    • Step 8. Grab the other 2 front feet and sew it to the neck part. Make sure to sew it well so it will not be detached to the body
    • Step 9. Put hot melt glue on the foot of it. Let it cool while pressing it down. Follow it with applying glue to the foot to cover its face. Press it down again to make sure that it will be attached to the face. Repeat the process on the other foot.
    • Step 10. Paste the nose to the face of the bear. Don’t forget to check every pieces if they are attached well.

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    Notes

    • Our pattern is written in US crochet terms.
    • Follow the pattern carefully to avoid mistakes.
    • Use a stitch marker for every first stitch of the round.
    • Take note of the specific stitch counts and techniques.
    • Our pattern requires some attention to detail.
    • Additional notes are written in Italics.

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    1. I tried to print the instructions – it went to a new page but it was all in computer code! How do I print the instructions please?