Crocheted Badger (JellyCat inspired)

Graevling-bamseInspired by JellyCat, I have made my version of a Badger.

Dutch pattern here and Danish pattern here

It is not allowed to sell the pattern. However, it is allowed to sell finished crocheted Badgers, as long as you always refer to www.mrsmom.dk and/or @MrsMom.dk.

Badger (Approx 27 cm sitting down)

Abbreviations (English/British)
Sc = Single crochet
Ch = Chain

Crochet hook: 3.00 mm (and 2.50 – it is mentioned in the pattern when to use the 2.50 mm)

Yarn: I have used cotton yarn 8/4

Safety eyes: 12 mm

Snout:
1. White yarn: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
2. ”2 sc, 3 sc in the same” x2 (10)
3. “2 sc, 3 sc in the same, 1 sc, 3 sc in the same” x2 (18)
4-5. Sc in all (18)
6. “4 sc, 3 sc in the same, 3 sc, 3 sc in the same” x2 (26)
7-8. Sc in all (26)
9. 6 sc, 3 sc in the same, 4 sc, 3 sc in the same, 7 sc, 3 sc in the same, 4 sc, 3 sc in the same, 1 sc (34)
10-11. Sc in all (34)
12. 7 sc, 3 sc in the same, 6 sc, 3 sc in the same, 9 sc, 3 sc in the same, 6 sc, 3 sc in the same, 2 sc (42)
13. Sc in all (42)
14. 8 sc, 3 sc in the same, 8 sc, 3 sc in the same, 11 sc, 3 sc in the same, 8 sc, 3 sc in the same, 3 sc (50)
15-16. Sc in all (50). Close with a long piece of yarn (to sew the snout on the head).

Nose:
1. Black yarn: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
2. ”2 sc, 3 sc in the same” x2 (10)
3. 2 sc, 3 sc in the same, 1 sc, 2 sc in the same, 2 sc, 2 sc in the same, 1 sc, 3 sc in the same (16). Close
Sew the nose on the snout

Grey stribes (x2)
Crochet with 2.50 mm
1. Grey yarn: 3 ch, turn
2-13. 2 sc, 1 ch, turn
14. ”2 sc in the same” x2, (4) 1 ch, turn
15-19. 4 sc, 1 ch, turn
20. 2 sc in the same, 2 sc, 2 sc in the same (6), 1 ch, turn
21-22. 6 sc, 1 ch, turn
23. 2 sc in the same, 4 sc, 2 sc in the same (8), 1 ch, turn
24-27. 8 sc, 1 ch, turn
28. 2 sc in the same, 6 sc, 2 sc in the same (10), 1 ch, turn
29-42. 10 sc, 1 ch, turn
43. Sc all around. Close

Head
1. White yarn: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
2. ”2 sc, 3 sc in the same” x2 (10)
3. “2 sc, 3 sc in the same, 1 sc, 3 sc in the same” x2 (18)
4. “4 sc, 3 sc in the same, 3 sc, 3 sc in the same” x2 (26)
5. 6 sc, 3 sc in the same, 4 sc, 3 sc in the same, 7 sc, 3 sc in the same, 4 sc, 3 sc in the same, 1 sc (34)
6. 7 sc, 3 sc in the same, 6 sc, 3 sc in the same, 9 sc, 3 sc in the same, 6 sc, 3 sc in the same, 2 sc (42)
7. 8 sc, 3 sc in the same, 8 sc, 3 sc in the same, 11 sc, 3 sc in the same, 8 sc, 3 sc in the same, 3 sc (50)
8. 9 sc, 2 sc in the same, 10 sc, 2 sc in the same, 13 sc, 2 sc in the same, 10 sc, 2 sc in the same, 4 sc (54)
9. ”8 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (60)
10. ”9 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (66)
11-12. Sc in all (66)
13. ”10 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (72)
14. Sc in all (72)
Sew the snot on the head – sew in the snout’s back/inside stitch. Follow the stitches from round 7
15. ”5 sc, 2 sc in the same” x12 (84)
16. ”1m sc, 2 sc in the same” x8, 60 sc, ”1m sc, 2 sc in the same” x4 (96)
17-29. Sc in all (96)
30. ”1 sc, 2 sc together” x 32 (64)
31. Sc in all (64)
32. ”2 sc, 2 sc together” x16 (48)
33. Sc in all (48)
34. ”6 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (42)
35-36. Sc in all (42)
Sew on the grey stribes and attach saftety eyes.
36. ”5 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (36)
37. ”4 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (30)
38. ”3 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (24)
39. ”2 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (18)
40. ”1 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (12)
41. ”2 sc together” x6 (6). Close.

Ears (x 4)
Crochet with 2.50 mm
1. Grey yarn: 9 ch, turn
2. 8 sc, 1 ch, turn
3. 2 sc together, 4 sc, 2 sc together (6)
4. 6 sc, 1 ch, turn
5. 2 sc together, 2 sc, 2 sc together (4)
6. 4 sc, 1 ch, turn
7. ”2 sc together” x2 (2)
8. 2 sc
9. Sc all around (26). Close.

Mount white acryl yarn in one of the tips
1. 20 sc along the sides and the top. Close
2. Sew 2 ears together in the 20 sc with white acryl yarn
3. Sew the ears on the head with grey yarn.

Graevling-bamse-3Arms (x 2)
1. Grey yarn: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
2. 2 sc in each (12)
3. ”1 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (18)
4. ”2 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (24)
5-29. Sc in all (24)
30. ”2 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (18) Fill the arm
31. ”1 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (12). Close
Fold the gap and sew with grey yarn.

Body
1. Grey yarn: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
2. 2 sc in each (12)
3. ”1 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (18)
4. ”2 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (24)
5. ”3 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (30)
6. ”4 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (36)
7-9. Sc in all (36)
10. ”5 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (42)
11. ”6 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (48)
12. ”7 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (54)
13. ”8 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (60)
14. ”9 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (66)
15. ”10 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (72)
16-26. Sc in all (72)
27. ”11 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (78)
28-33. Sc in all (78)
34. ”12 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (84)
35-40. Sc in all (84)
41. ”13 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (90)
42-43. Sc in all (90)
44. ”14 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (96)
45-46. Sc in all (96)
Sew the head and the arms on the body (can also be done in the end)
47. ”14 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (90)
48. ”13 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (84)
49. ”12 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (78)
50. ”11 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (72)
51. ”4 sc, 2 sc together” x12 (60)
52. ”8 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (54)
53. ”7 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (48)
54. ”6 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (42)
55. ”5 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (36)
56. ”4 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (30)
57. ”3 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (24)
59. ”2 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (18)
60. ”1 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (12)
61. ”2 sc together” x6 (6). Close.

Belly
1. 10 ch, turn
2-3. 9 sc, 1 ch, turn
4. 2 sc in the same, 7 sc, 2 sc in the same (11), 1 ch, turn
5. 2 sc in the same, 9 sc, 2 sc in the same (13), 1 ch, turn
6. 2 sc in the same, 11 sc, 2 sc in the same (15), 1 ch, turn
7. Sc in all (15), 1 ch, turn
8. 2 sc in the same, 13 sc, 2 sc in the same (17), 1 ch, turn
9-29. Sc in all (17), 1 ch, turn
30. 2 sc together, 11 sc, 2 sc together (15), 1 ch, turn
31. Sc all around. Close
Sew the belly to the body

Legs (x 2)
1. Grey yarn: 7 ch, turn
2. 6 sc, turn, 1 sc in the first stitch, 5 sc (12)
3. 2 sc in the same, 3 sc, ”2 sc in the same” x3 3 sc, ”2 sc in the same” x2 (18)
4. “2 sc in the same” x2 5 sc, “2 sc in the same” x 4, 5 sc, “2 sc in the same” x2 (26)
5. ”2 sc in the same” x2, 10 sc, ”2 sc in the same” x3, 10 sc, 2 sc in the same (32)
6-7. Sc in all (32)
8. ”2 sc together” x3, 26 sc (29)
9. ”2 sc together” x3, 19 sc, ”2 sc together” x2 (24)
10-27. Sc in all (24). Fill the leg as you crochet
28. ”2 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (18)
29. ”1 sc, 2 sc together” x6 (12). Close
Fold the gap and sew with grey yarn. Sew on the body

Tale
1. White yarn: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
2. ”1 sc, 2 sc in the same” x3 (9)
3-5. Sc in all (9)
6. ”2 sc, 2 sc in the same” x3 (12)
7. Sc in all (12)
8. ”1 sc, 2 sc in the same” x6 (18)
9-10. Sc in all (18). Close.
Fill the tale and sew on the body.

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