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Home : Patterns : Little Lamb

Free Crochet Pattern: Little Lamb

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Lion Brand® Homespun® - Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 80093AD
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 16 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 8 in. (20.5 cm) tall


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Perfect for a spring baby shower or for Easter, this little amigurumi lamb makes an adorable gift for your little one!
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Color (A)

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 790-300: Homespun Yarn: Hepplewhite
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*Homespun® (Article #790). 98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester; package size: 6.00oz/170.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins
*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
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  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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•  790-300 Homespun Yarn: Hepplewhite
$ 7.49  
Note: (A)
•  620-152 Wool-Ease Yarn: Oxford Grey
$ 3.75  
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Small amount of black yarn
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter
Fiberfill stuffing

Little Lamb

Lion Brand® Homespun® - Wool-Ease®


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

With A, ch 17.
Foundation Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 16 sts.
Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across – 16 sts.
Rep last row until piece measures about 5 in. (12.5 cm) from beg.
Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc2 tog, sc to last 2 sts, sc2tog.
Rep last row 4 times – 6 sts remain.
Fasten off.

Make same as Front.

With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 42 sts.
Rnds 8 and 9: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

EARS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rep Rnds 1-4 of Face – 24 sc.
Fasten off.

ARMS AND LEGS (make 4)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc.
Rnds 3-8: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

Hold Body Front and Back together, and with A, sc evenly through both layers along sides and top. Stuff lightly, then sc along lower edge. Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Face. With black yarn, embroider a straight st ‘Y’ for nose. Stuff face and sew to body. Fold ears in half and sew to Body. Lightly stuff arms and legs and sew to body.
Weave in ends.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.9 (based on 16 reviews)
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Little Lamb Reviewed by Whitney Young on 2010-06-12 *****
So Cute! Made one as a baby shower gift and stuffed a dollar store rattle inside. I took a few rows off the face to make it smaller and sewed the legs on closer together.

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