Free and Easy Bear Cub Amigurumi Pattern

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This little darling fits perfectly into the palm of your hand. This free teddy bear cub amigurumi pattern is the perfect gift for young children’s birthdays. And it is the simplest crochet design with materials being just yarn and stuffing. No plastic eyes needed! I hope you enjoy making this as much as I did!

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US Terms:

  • MC magic circle/ ring
  • SC single crochet
  • INC  increase
  • DEC invisible decrease
  • CH chain
  • SL ST slip stitch
  • SL KN slip knot
  • FO fasten off
  • HDC puff stitch 
  • FLO front loop only
  • Must know basic sewing. 



Head to Body Pattern 

  • Mc, 6 sc
  • Inc 6x [12]
  • Sc, inc 6x [18]
  • 2 sc, inc 6x [24]
  • 24 sc for 5 rounds
  • 2 sc, dec 6x [18]
  • Stuff the head [finish stuffing head before decreasing] 
  • Sc, dec 6x [12]
  • FLO, 12 sc 
  • Sc, inc 6x [18]
  • 18 sc
  • 2 sc, inc 6x [24]
  • 24 sc for 4 rounds
  • 2 sc, dec 6x [18]
  • Stuff the body [finish stuffing body before closing bottom]
  • Sc, dec 6x [12]
  • FO, leave tail to weave into every other front loop, cinch to close, tie off and tuck the ends into the body. Snip excess.


Arms [make 2]

  • Ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc, 3 sc in original chain.
  • Turn, sc, inc in the first sc of the round. [8 sc]
  • 8 sc for 3 rounds
  • Sc the opening of the arms together, do not stuff arms. [2 sc] 
  • FO, leave a generous tail to be sewn onto the body.
  • Tip: before fastening off after the arm is attached, I anchor the ‘paw’ to the belly, then tie off under the armpit before tucking the ends into the body.   


Legs [make 2]

  • Oval- Ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc, 3 sc in 1st original chain.
  • Turn, 2 sc, inc, sc (10)
  • 2 sc, inc 3x
  • Turn, 2 sc, inc 3x (16)
  • Turn, 2 sc, (sc, inc) 3x (19)
  • FO, leave tail to sew to body. 
  • Place the legs over the belly creating a ‘V,’ just below the ‘paws.’ This will make the critter look like a sleeping newborn.

Ears [make 2]

  • mc 6 sc,
  • sl st, FO and leave tail to sew to head.


  • mc 6 sc,
  • 6 sc,
  • FO and sew to bum. [stuff lightly if possible]


Eyelids [sew 2]


The End

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