Shelly has been stressed all week. She was trying to choose what clothes to wear on her first day of school. Fortunately, she remembered that the only thing that mattered, was that after a long time, she would finally see her friends and her favorite teachers again. After all, at the end of the day, no one will remember what they wore. So, she put on the most comfortable clothes and her most beautiful smile and went to school.

Sely’s free pattern is available here!

Pattern Information

Materials
Yarn: Fingering weight (50gr/125m) cotton yarn in the skin color of your choice, wine red, pink, dark gray, brown and gray.
For my sample I use Scheepjes Catona in the colorways: Camel (502), Rose Wine (396), Old Rose (408), Metal Grey (242), Chocolate (507) and Mercury (074).
Crochet Hook: 2.5 mm crochet hook.
Notions: Fiberfill for stuffing, 8 mm safety eyes, pins, tapestry needle, stitch marker, scissors, Ø10 mm button or bead.

Gauge
26 stitches and 27 rows in single crochet worked in the round, with 2.5 mm crochet hook = 10 cm.

Gauge is not important for this project. However, changes might affect the finished measurements and the safety eyes size.

Finished Measurements
Approx. 19 cm (7.5 in) tall.

Abbreviations
This pattern is written in US terminology.
mc: magic circle
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
inc: increase 1 st. (2 sc in the same st)
dec: decrease 1 st (single crochet 2 sts together)
dc: double crochet
hdc: half double crochet
blo: back loops only
sl st: slip stitch
st(s): stitch(es)
rnds: rounds
RS: right side
WS: wrong side
{…}: repeat enclosed instructions the amount of times indicated
[…]: the enclosed instructions are worked in the same st
(…): total number of sts of the round and/or additional information

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