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Amigurumi Mouse Ornament

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 skein each, Holiday Homespun Yarn:
    Starlight (A), Wreath (B), Berry (C), Mistletoe (D)
  • Size H-8 crochet hook
  • 6-pc set stitch markers
  • Large-eye blunt needle
  • Fiberfill
  • Pink and black yarn

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

Sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

DIRECTIONS:

Work Rnd 1 in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless instructed.

MOUSE HEAD & BODY:

Worked from top of head to bottom of body. With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18sts.
Rnd 4-8: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 9: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts.
Rnd 10: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 12-17: Sc in each st around. Stuff piece firmly.
Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, rep from * around – 6 sts. Fasten off.

EARS:

Make 2. With A, ch 2.
Rep Rnds 1 and 2 of Head & Body. Fasten off.

HAT:

With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2 and all even rnds: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next st, rep from * around – 6 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 8 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 10 sts.
Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 12 sts.
Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 14 sts.
Rnd 13: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around – 16 sts.
Rnd 15: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around – 18sts.
Rnd 17: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around – 20 sts.
Rnd 18: Sc in each sc around. Fasten off.

ARMS:

Make 2. With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2-4: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.

POMPOM:

With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 3: Sc2tog around – 4 sts. Fasten off.

SCARF:

With D, ch 4.
Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across.
Rnd 2: Ch 1 turn. Sc in each st across.
Rep Tow 2 until piece measures about 10" from beg. Fasten off.

FINISHING:

Sew on Ears. Sew pompom to end of Hat; sew Hat to head. Knot a strand of C to Hat for hanging loop. With pink yarn, embroider a straight st nose. With black yarn, embroider straight st eyes. Lightly stuff Arms and sew to Body. Tie a 4" length of A to body for tail. Tie scarf around neck. Weave in ends.

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 skein each, Holiday Homespun Yarn:
    Starlight (A), Wreath (B), Berry (C), Mistletoe (D)
  • Size H-8 crochet hook
  • 6-pc set stitch markers
  • Large-eye blunt needle
  • Fiberfill
  • Pink and black yarn

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

Sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

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