HOW TO MAKE A CRO­CHET LEOP­ARD

Mollie Makes - - Introducing -

Round 11 (dc2­tog) 5 times [5 sts] Fas­ten off leav­ing a long tail. Us­ing the yarn nee­dle, weave the yarn tail through the front loop of each re­main­ing st and pull tight to close

Sec­ond front leg

Join Yarn A to the first chain st next to the first front leg, which will be the first st of the sec­ond leg Round 1 15dc (2sts on ch be­tween legs, 9 sts on front and 4 on ch made to make back of body) Rounds 2-8 1dc in each st around Round 9 3dc, (5-tr clus­ter, 1dc) 4 times, 4dc Round 10 in BLO, (1dc, dc2­tog) 5 times [10 sts] Round 11 (dc2­tog) 5 times [5 sts] Fas­ten off leav­ing a long tail. Us­ing a yarn nee­dle, weave the yarn tail through the front loop of each re­main­ing st and pull tight to close

Back legs (make two)

Round 1 us­ing Yarn A, make a magic ring, 5dc in ring, pull ring tight [5 sts] Round 2 inc in each st around [10 sts] Round 3 (1dc, inc) 5 times [15 sts] Round 4 in BLO, 3dc, (5-tr clus­ter, 1dc) 4 times, 4dc [15 sts] Rounds 5-9 1dc in each st around Fas­ten off, leav­ing a long tail. Stuff firmly and sew the legs to the body

Ears (make two)

Round 1 us­ing Yarn G, make a magic ring, 6dc in ring, pull ring tight [6 sts] Round 2 inc in each st around [12 sts] Change to Yarn A Rounds 3-5 1dc in each st around Fas­ten off, leav­ing a long tail for sewing. Em­broi­der the white de­tails us­ing the im­ages as a guide

Tail

Round 1 us­ing Yarn G, start with a magic ring, 8dc in ring, pull ring tight [8 sts] Rounds 2-6 1dc in each st around Change to Yarn A Rounds 7-16 1dc in each st around Fas­ten off, leav­ing a long tail for sewing. Stuff a lit­tle

Scarf

Foun­da­tion us­ing Yarn C, ch59 Row 1 1dc in 4th ch from hook, *1dc, miss 1 ch, 1dc in the next ch; re­peat from * to end, turn Row 2 ch2 (counts as 1dc, ch1), 1dc in the next 1ch-sp, *ch1, 1dc in next 1ch-sp; re­peat from * to end, fin­ish­ing with 1dc in the ch1 at the start of Row 1, turn Rows 3-9 ch2 (counts as 1dc, ch1), 1dc in next 1ch-sp, *ch1, 1dc in next 1ch-sp; re­peat from * to end, 1dc in the ch1 at the start of the pre­vi­ous row, turn. Fas­ten off and weave in the ends. Make two pom poms in Yarn D and sew them to the scarf

Hat

Round 1 us­ing Yarn E, make a magic ring, 6dc in ring, pull ring tight [6 sts] Round 2 inc in each st [12 sts] Round 3 (1dc, inc) 6 times [18 sts] Round 4 (2dc, inc) 6 times [24 sts] Round 5 (3dc, inc) 6 times [30 sts] Round 6 (4dc, inc) 6 times [36 sts] Round 7 (5dc, inc) 6 times [42 sts] Round 8 (6dc, inc) 6 times [48 sts] Rounds 9-11 1dc in each st around Round 12 16dc, ch5, miss 5 sts, 6dc, ch5, miss 5 sts, 16dc [48 sts] Rounds 13-14 1dc in each st around Rounds 15-16 (1FPdc, 1BPdc) 24 times [48 sts] Fas­ten off, weave in ends. Make a pom pom in Yarn E and sew it on

Fin­ish­ing

Place the hat on the head to find where the ears should go, us­ing stitch mark­ers to mark. Re­move the hat, flat­ten the ears and sew onto the head. Sew the tail to the back, cen­tred. Dress the leop­ard.

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