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Sweet Teddy Bear Tee to Crochet for Valentine's Day

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Surprise your child this Valentine's Day with this sweet little crocheted bear tee. The tee is simple to crochet and easily slips over bear's head-no buttons or fasteners to fool with.
 
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Step 1: Step 1: Gather Your Materials

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For this project you will need the following supplies:
1/2 oz. Red Heart Super Saver worsted weight yarn in red
Size H crochet hook
Scrap of white felt
Tacky glue
Scissors
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Gauge: 2 rnds dc=1"

Size: Fits 8" bear or doll such as the Webkinz Lil' Kinz Panda shown

Step 2: Step 2: Begin Making Tee at Neckline

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Rnd 1: Ch 30, join w sl st in beg ch to form ring, ch 3, dc in next ch and in each rem ch around, join w sl st in top of beg ch 3 (30 dc).

Step 3: Step 3: Round One Complete

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You now have a ring of 30 dc.

Step 4: Step 4: Armhole Round

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Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ch 6, sk next 6 dc, dc in next 9 dc, ch 6, sk next 6 dc, dc in last 5 dc, join as before (18 dc plus 2 ch 6 sp).

Step 5: Step 5: Lower Part of Shirt

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Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next dc and in each rem dc and in each ch around, join as before (30 dc).

Step 6: Step 6: Last Round of Lower Part of Tee

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Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc and in each rem dc around, join as before, fo (30 dc).

Step 7: Step 7: Begin Working Arms

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Rnd 1: With bottom (Rnd 4) of tee facing you, join yarn w sl st in 4th sk dc of Rnd 3 on either armhole, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc around post of dc closest to work on Rnd 2, dc in next 6 dc of Rnd 1 (you're just working dcs in a big circle around the armhole here), 2 dc around post of next dc closest to work on Rnd 2, dc in last 3 dc along Rnd 3, join as before (16 dc). Note: If you get confused on this step just work 16 dc evenly around the entire armhole.

Step 8: Step 8: Finish Arm

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Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next dc and in each dc around, join as before, fo (16 dc).

Step 9: Step 9: Work Opposite Arm

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Work opposite arm same as first.
That is so adorable! Nice job! It looks so easy to make :)
twinkleshine (author)  Penolopy Bulnick1 year ago
Thank you! It's so easy to make. A perfect project for beginning crocheters.
ChrysN1 year ago
Cute little t-shirt, what a great way to dress up your teddies for Valentines Day.
twinkleshine (author)  ChrysN1 year ago
Thank you. I had fun making this!
That is so cute!