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Crochet Sheep Applique - Free Crochet Pattern

crochet sheep applique

This crochet sheep granny square is a part of my Farm Blanket Crochet Along.
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For Week #2 of the CAL we will be making the following number of squares and appliques:
Baby size: Make 1 sheep applique and 6 red granny squares
Throw size: Make 2 sheep appliques and 11 red squares

Find the patterns and video tutorials below.

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Sheep Applique Crochet Pattern


Yarn Colors: Off white, beige/tan, and dark pink
Hooks: H/5.00mm hook, F/3.75mm hook
Other materials: 2  6mm safety eyes, scissors, tapestry needle

Notes: Beginning chain does not count as a stitch.
Bobble stitch: *YO, insert hook into stitch, YO, pull through, YO, pull through two loops, repeat from * 3 more times, YO, pull through all 5 loops on hook
Popcorn stitch: *YO, insert hook into stitch, YO, pull up a loop, repeat from * 2 more times, YO, pull through all loops on hook

Abbreviations (US terms)
Ch = chain, sc = single crochet, hdc = half double crochet, dc = double crochet, st = stitch(es), sk = skip, sp = space

Body
Using off-white and H/5.00mm hook
Row 1: Ch 9, bobble st in 3rd ch from hook, *ch 1, sk 1, bobble, repeat from * to the end of the row, turn
Row 2: Ch 2, *bobble st, ch 1, sk 1, repeat from * across, bobble in last st, turn
Row 3: Repeat Row 2
Ch 2, make a bobble on the side of the last bobble you just made to make the tail of the sheep.
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing.


Legs
Use beige/tan yarn and F/3.75mm hook
Attach yarn to row 1 of body skipping the first stitch.
*Ch 2, dc in next st, fasten off.
Skip 2 st, attach yarn and repeat from * to make another leg.

Head
Use beige and F/3.75mm hook
Round 1: Magic ring, ch 1, 10sc in ring, join to first sc
Round 2: Ch 1, sc, hdc, 2dc, hdc, sc, ch 4, sc in same sp as last sc, sc in next 4 st, ch 4, sc in same sp as last sc, sc in last st, join to first sc.
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing
Use E/3.5mm hook and attach off white color yarn to the top of the head between the ears (to the left of the right ear). Ch 2, popcorn st, sk 1, popcorn st in next, fasten off.

Face
Attach safety eyes and sew on nose with pink yarn and tapestry needle using the photo as a guide.

Sew head onto body using photo as guide.
Sew sheep onto white granny square.

Lean how to Sew on Appliques to your granny square here!

Granny Square Crochet Pattern

Use J/6.00mm hook

Chain 2 in beginning of round does not count as stitch

Abbreviations (US terms)
Ch = chain, dc = double crochet, hdc = half double crochet, st = stich(es)

Round 1: Magic ring, Ch 2, 10dc into magic ring, join to first dc
Round 2: Ch 2, 2dc into each st around, join to first dc
Round 3: Ch 2, *dc, hdc into next 2 st, dc, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in one st, repeat from * , join to first dc (8 st per side)
Round 4: Ch 2, *dc until you get to the ch 2 space from previous row, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in ch 2 space, repeat from * , dc in next 2 spaces until you get to the beginning of the round, join to first dc (12 st per side)
Round 5: Ch 2, *dc until you get to the ch 2 space from previous row, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in chain 2 space, repeat from * , dc in next 4 spaces until you get to the beginning of the round, join to first dc (16 st per side)
Fasten off and weave in all ends.

The video for the granny square is the same as the Christmas square EXCEPT use a J/6.00mm hook and fasten off after the 5th row.