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Not So Creepy Crochet Mouse

By: Sue from Crochet Addict

Whether or not you are afraid of mice, you'll surely fall in love with this Not So Creepy Crochet Mouse. Free crochet amigurumi patterns are great for both adults and kids. This can also serve as a great toy for a cat or dog. If you have some crochet skills and want to try something new, be sure to check out this project. This isn't one of those boring easy crochet patterns, either. You'll find yourself fully engaged throughout the creation of this project, and you might want to make another one as soon as you finish. While you're at it - make three so you have three blind mice.

Primary TechniqueCrochet

Intermediate

Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

  • 4mm (6) hook. If you don’t have a 4mm hook use a 4.25mm (G) hook instead.
  • Beige Double knit (8 ply) yarn, a small amount of black & colour for eyes.
  • Stitch marker
  • Wool needle
  • Stuffing

 

Instructions:

Mouse Body
Ch 2
Round 1) 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook (or in a magic circle) (8)
Round 2) 8 sc inc (16)
Round 3) *1 sc, 1 sc inc* x 8 (24)
Round 4) *2 sc, 1 sc inc* x 8 (32)
Round 5) *3 sc, 1 sc inc* x 8 (40)
Round 6 – 8) 40 sc around (40)
Round 9) *8 sc, 1 sc dec* x 4 (36)
Round 10) *7 sc, 1 sc dec* x 4 (32)
Round 11) 32 sc (32)
Round 12) *6 sc, 1 sc dec* x 4 (28)
Round 13) 28 sc (28)
Round 14) *5 sc, 1 sc dec* x 4 (24)
Round 15) 24 sc (24)
Round 16) *4 sc, 1 sc dec* x 4 (20)
Round 17) 20 sc
Round 18) *3 sc, 1 sc dec* x 4 (16)
Round 19) 16 sc (16)
Round 20) *2 sc, 1 sc dec* x 4 (12)
Round 21) 12 sc (12)
Stuff and carry on stuffing after each round
Round 22) *4 sc, 1 sc dec* x 2 (10)
Round 23) 10 sc (10)
Round 24) *3 sc, 1 sc dec* x 2 (8)
Round 25) 8 sc (8)
Round 26) 4 sc dec, ss to finish and close hole.


 

Tail
Beige double knit yarn (or colour of choice) & 4 mm (6) hook
Ss in one of the stitches on the backside of the body, Ch 12
Row 1) 1 sc in 2nd ch from hk, 10 sc inc, ss to the same stitch as you joined the yarn, finish (11)

Ears (x 2)
Beige double knit yarn (or colour of choice) & 4 mm (6) hook
Ch 2
Row 1) 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk, ch 1, turn (6)
Row 2) 6 sc inc, finish (leave enough yarn to attach to the mouse body) (12)
   

 

 


Attach the ears to the body

Nose & Eyes (2)
Embroider the nose using black yarn

 

 

 

 

 

  Embroider the eyes using the colour of your choice

 

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Now this is a project for a beginner! lol If you have a cat, it won't know the difference! It's a way to use up bits of leftover yarn, too. Maybe in an ombre yarn it won't look so plain.

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