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Basketball bearclothingcrochet

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CROCHET BEAR
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Basketball bearclothingcrochet

  1. 1. #800520 Basketball Bear Design by Cindy Harris ©2011 by Leisure Arts, Inc. Look for #800518 Touchdown Teddy & #800519 “Beary” Cute Cheerleader, too! Visit us at www.leisurearts.com for free projects, tips, techniques, tutorials, blogs, forums, shopping, and more!
  2. 2. www.leisurearts.com • #800520 Page 2 of 4 ©2011 by Leisure Arts, Inc. Basketball Bear Finished Size: Clothing fits 12" teddy bear MATERIALS Worsted Weight Yarn [3½ ounces (198 yards) per skein (Bronze) or 3 ounces (170 yards) per skein (all other colors)]: Green - 1 skein White - 1 skein Black - 1 skein Bronze - 1 skein Crochet hook, size G (4.00 mm) or size needed for gauge Yarn needle Teddy bear - 12" tall Hook and loop fastener (for Basketball) Polyester fiberfill Sewing needle and thread Green felt Glue GAUGE 8 sc and 8 rows = 2" Note: Do not join at end of each round unless instructed. Using a scrap piece of yarn, place marker at beginning of each round, moving marker after each round is complete. SHORTS With Green, ch 50 loosely; being careful not to twist ch, join with slip st to form a ring. Rnd 1 (Right side): Ch 1, sc in each ch around; do not join, place marker: 50 sc. Note: Mark last round as right side. Rnds 2-15: Sc in each sc around; do not finish off. RIGHT LEG Rnd 1 (Dividing rnd): Sc in next sc, place marker around sc just made for st placement, sc in next 24 sc, leave remaining 25 sc unworked (Left Leg): 25 sc. Rnd 2: Sc in marked sc and in each sc around. Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around; slip st in next sc, finish off. LEFT LEG Rnd 1: With right side facing, join Green with sc in first unworked sc on Rnd 15; sc in each sc around; do not join, place marker: 25 sc. Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around; slip st in next sc, finish off leaving a long end for sewing. Sew inner leg seam. SHIRT FRONT With White, ch 29 loosely. Row 1 (Right side): Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across: 28 sc. Note: Mark last row as right side. Rows 2 and 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across. To decrease, pull up a loop in next 2 sc, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook (counts as one sc). Row 4: Turn; slip st in first 4 sc, ch 1, decrease, sc in next 16 sc, decrease, leave remaining 4 sc unworked: 18 sc. To work beginning decrease, pull up a loop in first 2 sc, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook (counts as one sc). Rows 5-7: Ch 1, turn; work beginning decrease, sc in each sc across to last 2 sc, decrease: 12 sc. Rows 8-11: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across; do not finish off. RIGHT STRAP Row 1: Ch 1, turn; sc in first sc, decrease, leave remaining 9 sc unworked: 2 sc. Rows 2-7: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across. Finish off. LEFT STRAP Row 1: With wrong side facing, skip next 6 sc from Right Strap and join White with slip st in next sc; ch 1, work beginning decrease, sc in last sc: 2 sc. Rows 2-7: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across. Finish off. BACK Work same as Front. Sew shoulder and side seams. NECK EDGING With right side facing, join Green with sc in any sc at Back neck edge; sc evenly around; join with slip st to first sc, finish off. ARMHOLE EDGING With right side facing, join Green with sc in seam at underarm; sc evenly around; join with slip st to first sc, finish off. Repeat for second armhole. FINISHING Trace desired number patterns (page 4) and cut from felt; glue numbers to front of Shirt.
  3. 3. www.leisurearts.com • #800520 Page 3 of 4 ©2011 by Leisure Arts, Inc. HEADBAND With Green, ch 4 loosely. Row 1 (Right side): Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across: 3 sc. Rows 2-50: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across. Finish off leaving a long end for sewing. Sew ends together. GYM SHOE (Make 2) BOTTOM With White, ch 3 loosely; being careful not to twist ch, join with slip st to form a ring. Rnd 1 (Right side): Ch 1, 2 sc in each ch around; do not join, place marker: 6 sc. Note: Mark last round as right side. Rnd 2: 2 Sc in each sc around: 12 sc. Rnd 3: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around: 18 sc. Rnd 4: 2 Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 hdc in each of next 6 sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc: 28 sts. Rnd 5: Working in Back Loops Only, sc in next 8 sc, hdc in next 12 hdc, sc in next 8 sc; slip st in both loops of next sc, finish off. Rnd 6: With right side facing and working in both loops, join Black with sc in same st as slip st; sc in each st around; do not join, place marker: 28 sc. Rnd 7: Sc in next 12 sc, place marker around last sc made for st placement, sc in each sc around; slip st in next sc, finish off. TONGUE Row 1: With right side facing and working in Back Loops Only, join Black with sc in marked sc; sc in next 7 sc, leave remaining 20 sts unworked (Sides): 8 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, turn; working in both loops, work beginning decrease, sc in next 4 sc, decrease: 6 sc. Rows 3-5: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across. Finish off. SIDES Row 1: With right side facing, join Black with sc in first sc on Rnd 7 to left of Tongue; sc in next 19 sts: 20 sc. Rows 2 and 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across. Row 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across changing to White in last sc. Row 5: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across; finish off. SHOELACE With White, ch 65; finish off. Using photo as a guide for placement, weave Shoelace through ends of rows on Sides and tie ends in a bow. BASKETBALL With Bronze, ch 3 loosely; being careful not to twist ch, join with slip st to form a ring. Rnd 1 (Right side): Ch 1, 2 sc in each ch around; do not join, place marker: 6 sc. Rnd 2: 2 Sc in each sc around: 12 sc. Rnd 3: (2 Sc in next sc, sc in next sc) around: 18 sc. Rnd 4: (2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc) around: 24 sc. Rnd 5: (2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc) around: 30 sc. Rnds 6-9: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 10: (Sc in next 3 sc, decrease) around: 24 sc. Rnd 11: (Sc in next 2 sc, decrease) around: 18 sc. Rnd 12: (Sc in next sc, decrease) around: 12 sc. Stuff Basketball firmly with fiberfill. Rnd 13: Decrease around: 6 sc. Rnd 14: (Skip next sc, slip st in next sc) around; finish off. With Black, use first basketball diagram (page 4) as a guide to add straight stitches on one side of Basketball, then turn Basketball over and follow second diagram to add straight stitches on the opposite side, making sure stitching lines from each side meet at points indicated with dots. Sew hook side of fastener to Basketball and loop side to paw to hold Basketball.
  4. 4. www.leisurearts.com • #800520 Page 4 of 4 ©2011 by Leisure Arts, Inc. ©2011 by Leisure Arts, Inc., 5701 Ranch Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223. All rights reserved. This digital publication is protected under federal copyright laws. Reproduction or distribution of this digital publication or any other Leisure Arts publication, including publications which are out of print, is prohibited unless specifically authorized. This includes, but is not limited to, any form of reproduction or distribution on or through the Internet, including posting, scanning, or e-mail transmission. We have made every effort to ensure that these instructions are accurate and complete. We cannot, however, be responsible for human error, typographical mistakes, or variations in individual work. Basketball Bear by Cindy Harris is from the February 1997 issue of Crochet With Heart magazine. BASKETBALL DIAGRAMS

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