Beaver Crochet Patterns
If you’re ever traveling through Texas and stop at a Buccee’s gas station, you’ll see just how popular these little guys are! Today we have a beaver amigurumi and a beaver potholder, both adorable and both easy to crochet.
Bobby Beaver from Cozy Little Mess
Beaver Potholder Crochet Pattern
Cotton worsted weight yarn:
85 yards brown
12 yards tan
20 yards white
5 yards black
Size J (6.0 mm) crochet hook
Potholder measures approximately 8” wide x 6” tall (including ears).
Gauge = 7 sc = 2”, 8 rows = 2”Directions:
Row 1: With double strand of brown, ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each remaining ch (15 sc).
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 13 sts, 2 sc in last st (17 sc).
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 15 sts, 2 sc in last st (19 sc).
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 17 sts, 2 sc in last st (21 sc).
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 19 sts, 2 sc in last st (23 sc).
Rows 6-7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.
Row 8: Ch 1, turn, dec over first 2 sts, sc in next 19 sts, dec over last 2 sts (21 sc).
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, dec over first 2 sts, sc in next 17 sts, dec over last 2 sts (19 sc).
Row 10: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 17 sts, 2 sc in last st (21 sc).
Rows 11-13: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.
Rows 14-17: Ch 1, turn, dec over first 2 sts, sc in each remaining st (17 sc at end of Row 17).
Row 18: Ch 1, turn, dec over first 2 sts, sc in next 13 sts, dec over last 2 sts (15 sc).
Row 19: Ch 1, turn, dec over first 2 sts, sc in next 11 sts, dec over last 2 sts (13 sc). Do not fasten off brown yarn.
Attach double strand of tan yarn at the edge of Row 16. Ch 1, sc in same spot, sc in ends of Rows 17 and 18. Repeat on opposite side of beaver’s head.
Return to Row 19 and pick up loop of brown yarn you left hanging.
Row 20: Ch 1, turn, dec over first 2 sts, sc in next 5 sts, ch 6 and sl st in 5th ch (hanging loop made), sc in next 4 sts, dec over next 2 sts (11 sc across top of head with hanging loop in the
middle). Turn to work down the side, sc in next 3 row ends. *Sc in 3 row ends of side of ear, 2 sc in each of the 2 sts of ear Row 3, sc in 3 row ends of other side of the year.* Continue in sc
down the side of the head. Sc in unused lps of foundation ch. Working up the other side of the head, sc in row ends until you reach the other ear, then repeat * to * around ear. Sc in row
ends of last 3 rows to the top, sl st in the first sc to join. Fasten off brown.
TEETH: (Make 2)
With double strand of white yarn, ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 2 ch. Working in unused lps of foundation ch, sc in all 3 lps (6 sc).
Fasten off white leaving 6” length for sewing.
Center teeth at bottom of potholder and sew in place.
MUZZLE: (Make 2)
Rnd 1: With double strand of tan yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (12 sc). Join with sl st. Fasten off leaving 9” length for sewing.
Sew muzzles just above teeth, centered in the middle of the face and touching each other in the center.
With a double strand of black yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st. Fasten off leaving 6” length for sewing.
Sew nose in gap between 2 muzzle pieces.
EYES: (Make 2)
With double strand of white yarn, ch 4, 2 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc next ch, 4 hdc in last ch.
Working on opposite side of starting ch, hdc in next lp, 2 hdc in last lp. Join with sl st. Fasten off leaving 12” length for sewing.
PUPILS: (Make 2)
With double strand of black yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st.
Fasten off leaving 6” length for sewing. Sew pupils to the bottom half of white eyes.
Sew eyes to face 2 rows from the top of the head.
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