The crochet hedgehog applique is part of the Woodland Blanket. Find the written crochet pattern and video tutorial below.
CROCHET HEDGEHOG APPLIQUE VIDEO TUTORIAL
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CROCHET HEDGEHOG APPLIQUE WRITTEN PATTERN
Worsted weight yarn in taupe, tan, black
Puff Stitch: *Yarn over, insert hook into st, repeat from * 4 times, yarn over, pull through all stitches
Abbreviations (US terms)
Ch = chain, sc = single crochet, sc2tog = single crochet two together, st = stitch
Use cream/tan yarn.
Row 1: Ch 2, sc into 2nd ch from hook, turn (1)
Row 2: Ch 1, 2sc into st, turn (2)
Row 3: Ch 1, 2sc in each of the next 2 st, turn (4)
Row 4: Ch 1, 2sc, (place stitch marker into first sc), sc in next 2 stitches, 2sc in next stitch (6)
You will now have a little triangle shape. Sc around the triangle shape until you get back to the stitch marker you placed at the beginning of row 4.
Change to taupe yarn.
Row 5: Ch 2, puff stitch, sc in next stitch, *puff stitch in next stitch, sc in next stitch, repeat from * , turn (6)
Row 6: Ch 1, sc in each stitch across, turn (6)
Row 7: Repeat row 5 (6)
Row 8: Repeat Row 6 (6)
Row 9: Repeat Row 5 (6)
Row 10: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in next 2 stitches, sc2tog, turn (4)
Row 11: Repeat Row 5 (4)
Fasten off and leave long tail for sewing.
With black yarn sew on eye and nose. (The hedgehog’s face should be facing to the left)
On the bottom of the hedgehog using tan colored yarn:
Insert hook at second puff stitch and SC in two spaces. Fasten off.
Skip two spaces, SC in next two spaces for second leg. Fasten off.