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Replace first sc at beg of every round with 1 ch and finish every round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round.
CROCHET 2 SC TOG:
Decrease 1 sc as follows: Insert hook in sc and pull yarn through, insert hook in next sc and pull yarn through, make 1 YO and pull yarn through all 3 loops on hook.
BODY AND HEAD:
Ch 4 with Symphony or Alpaca Boucle on hook size 3.5 mm/E and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 6 sc in ch-ring – see CROCHET TIP!
ROUND 2: 2 sc in every sc = 12 sc.
ROUND 3-5: 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 6: Work all sc tog 2 by 2 - see explanation above = 6 sc.
Put some poly stuffing in the body.
ROUND 7: Work all sc tog 2 by 2 = 3 sc.
ROUND 8: Work 2 sc in every st = 6 sc.
ROUND 9: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 10: Work all sts tog 2 by 2 = 3 sc, cut the yarn, baste it through the last sts and tighten tog.
Ch 2 ties with 20 ch and 2 ties with 28 ch. Cut the yarn in each side of tie so that it is only 1 cm / ½’’ long.
Fasten ch ties under body so that ends stick out on each side - the 2 longest should be under body and the 2 shortest should be on each side of these.
Attach some beads for eyes.
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