Welcome the Littlest Mouse Crochet Pattern to the baby prop collection. Isn’t this the cutest little brown mouse! I also love this set in other colors such as grey, white or even pink! Never has a little rodent looked so cuddly. I hope you also love the Little Mouse Crochet Pattern.
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Littlest Mouse Crochet Pattern Supplies:
3.75 mm (F) and 5.0 mm (H), or hook to obtain gauge
Tapestry Sewing Needle
Wire Brush (brand new dog brush works best) if brushing the top yarn to be fuzzy
This pattern was originally designed with Knit Picks Reverie, which has since been discontinued. The recommended substitute is:
WeCrochet Wonderfluff in Hare Heather, Bare, Sweet Pea Heather (Pink).
70% Baby Alpaca, 7% Merino Wool, 23% Nylon, 142yds/50g
WeCrochet Brava Worsted for Cheese in Custard (main color) and Canary (dark circles)
Yardage: Approx. 90 yards total. Each piece is under 50 yards of yarn.
sl st- Slip Stitch
sc- Single Crochet
sc2tog- single crochet two together
dc- Double Crochet
MC- Magic Circle
14 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet
Littlest Mouse Bonnet:
Use brown yarn, use H-hook
Round 1: dc 11 inside Magic Circle. Join and ch 2 (11)
Round 2: 2 dc in each stitch around. Join and ch 2 (22)
Round 3: 2 dc in first stitch, dc in next, repeat around. Join and ch 2 (33)
Round 4: 2 dc in first stitch, dc in next 2, repeat around. Join and ch 2 (44)
Row 5: Now we will start working in rows. dc 36, leave last 8 stitches unworked, turn and ch 2 (36)
Rows 6-9: dc across, turn and ch 2 (36)
Row 10: dc across, turn and ch 1 (36)
Row 11: sc across front of bonnet, continue to sc around the outside of hat, sc 2 on the corners. Join with first stitch, fasten off and weave in ends.
Cut 4 strands of main color yarn approx. 24 inches long. Thread 2 strands through each side of the front bottom of the bonnet. Pull to equal lengths and tie a knot to fasten.
For optional whiskers, tie a strand of white yarn to each side of the bonnet front.
For fuzzy hair on top, loop three strands through the top of the bonnet and tie in a larks head knot. Use a brush or comb to gently pull apart fibers for more fuzz.
Mouse Ears (make 2)
Start with pink yarn, use F-hook
Round 1: sc 10 inside Magic Circle. Join and ch 1 (10)
Round 2: 2 sc in each around, join and ch 1 (20)
Row 3: *2 sc in the first stitch, sc in next 2, repeat * four more times. Turn and ch 1 (20)
Row 4: *2 sc in the first stitch, sc in next 3, repeat * four more times. Turn and ch 1 (25)
Row 5: *2 sc in the first stitch, sc in next 4, repeat * four more times. Join brown yarn (30)
Row 6: Continue to crochet 12 sc across the flat side of the ear, then sc around the rest of the ear (30 stitches), join and ch 1 (42)
Row 7: sc in each around, join and fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew onto the side of the hat (42)
Littlest Mouse Tail
Use pink yarn, use H-hook
Round 1: sc 8 inside Magic Circle, do not pull all the way closed, do not join (8)
Round 2: sc around, continue this round until work reaches 4 inches (8)
Round 3: sc2tog, sc in next 2; repeat * one more time (6)
Round 4: sc around, continue this round until work reaches 7 inches (6)
Round 5: sc2tog, sc in next 1; repeat * one more time (4)
Round 6: sc around, continue this round until work reaches 10 inches(4)
Round 7: sc2tog twice, fasten off and weave in ends. (2)
Cheese Triangle (make 2)
Use light yellow yarn, use H-hook
Row 1: Fsc 12, turn and ch 1 (12)
Row 2: sc across, turn and ch 1 (12)
Row 3: sc2tog, sc 8, sc2tog, turn and ch 1 (10)
Row 4: sc across, turn and ch 1 (10)
Row 5: sc2tog, sc 6, sc2tog, turn and ch 1 (8)
Row 6: sc across, turn and ch 1 (8)
Row 7: sc2tog, sc 4, sc2tog, turn and ch 1 (6)
Row 8: sc across, turn and ch 1 (6)
Row 9: sc2tog, sc 2, sc2tog, turn and ch 1 (4)
Row 10: sc across, turn and ch 1 (4)
Row 11: sc2tog, turn and ch 1 (2)
Row 12: sc across, turn and ch 1 (2)
Row 13: sc2tog, continue to sc around the outside of triangle (1)
Use light yellow yarn, use H-hook
1- Fsc 40, turn and ch 1 (40)
2 - sc across, fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing to triangle pieces (40)
Using you tapestry needle, sew one long side of the cheese edge around all the sides of one of the triangles. Sew up the edge where the cheese edge meets. Then sew the 2nd triangle square to the other long side of the cheese edge. Stuff with fiberfill before closing.
Using dark yellow, use F-hook
sc 6 (sc 10 for larger dot) in MC, pull closed, and fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew onto cheese wedge.
The amount of dots on your cheese wedge is up to you. For the display photo, there are 2 small and two large dots. Whipstitch the dots in place on the cheese wedge with your tapestry needle
This pattern was originally released in July of 2015, re-released in March of 2022
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