Baby Gorilla-Crochet


MATERIALS: Red Heart Classic Art. E.267 by Coats & Clark: 4 ozs, Warm Brown No. 336 Small amount each Off White No.3, Lt. Haze Green No. 692, Lily Pink No. 719 and Black No. 12 02 brown 12-mm. animal eyes with washers 1 yd. off-white 3/8″ jaquard picot ribbon 1/4-yd. off-white 1/2″ cluny lace 12″ of 14.” weeder dowel Blue acrylic paint Paintbrush Off-white sewing thread Poly-down fiberfill by Hobbs Bonded Fibers Sewing and tapestry needles F hook or hook needed to obtain gauge FINISHED SIZE: 7″ tall sitting. GAUGE: 9 sc = 2″; 9 sc rows = 2. NOTE: Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise stated. Mark first st of each rnd, HEAD & BODY Rnd 1: Starting at top of Head, with brown, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook (6 sc). Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around (12). Rnd 3: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next stl .around (18). Rnd 4: (sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sts in next st] around [24). Rnd 5: Sc in each st around. Rnd 6: (Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) around (30). Rnd 7: (Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st) around (36). Rnds 8-13: Sc in each st around. Rnd 14: [Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st) mound (42). Rnd 15: Sc in each st around. Rnd 16: (sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st] around (48). Rod 17: Sc in-each st around. Rnd 18: sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st] around (54). Rnds 19-30: sc in each st around. Rnd 31: (Sc in next 7 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around (48). Rnd 32: (sc in next 6 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around (4.2). Rnd 33: (sc in next 5 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around (36). Rod 34: (sc in next 4 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around (30). Stuff. Continue stuffing as you work. Rnd 35: (sc in each of next 3 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around (24). Rnd 36: (sc in each of next .2 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around (18). Rnd 37: (Sc in next st, sc next 2 sts tog) around (12). Rnd 38: (Sc next 2 sts tog) around, join with sl st in first sc (6). Leaving 8″ for sewing, fasten off. Sew opening closed. MUZZLE Rnd 1: With off-white, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook (6 sc). Rnds 2-4: Repeat rnds 2-4 of Head & Body. – Rnds 5-6: Sc in each st around. Row 7: Working in rows, for eye patch, sc in first 8 sts leaving remaining sts unworked, tum (8), Row8: Ch 1, sc in each st across. turn, Rows 9-10: Ch 1, sc first 2 sts tog, sc in each st across to last 2 sts, sc last 2 sts log, turn (6, 4). Fasten off. Insert eyes between rows 8-9 of eye patch ½” apart. Secure with washers. Stuff, sew centered over rnds 4-15 of Head as shown in photo. NOSE Rnd 1: With black, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook (6 sc). Rnd 2:. (3 sc in next st, sc in next st) around, join with sl st in first sc (12). Leaving 10″ for sewing, fasten off. Sew centered to top of Muzzle below eyes. With black, using Backstitch (see ill.), embroider mouth across center of Muzzle as shown in photo. EAR SIDE (make 2 Off-White, 2 brown) Rnd 1 Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, (6 sc), Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around (12). Rnd 3: (Sc in next sl, 2 sc in next st] around (18).. Row 4: Working in rows, 2 sc in each of first 6 sts, sl st in next st leaving remaining sts unworked, Fasten off. Hold 1 off-white and 1 brown Ear Side wrong sides tog, matching sts: working in back Ips  sew tog, With off-white to front, sew Ears to sides of Head over rnds 7-13. SIDE (make 2 Off-White, 2 brown) Rnd 1 Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd eh from hook, (6 sc), Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around (12). Rnd 3: (Sc in next sl, 2 sr: in next st] around (18).. Row 4: Working in rows, 2 sc in each of first 6 sts, s! st in next st leaving remaining sts unworked, Fasten off. Hold 1 off-white and 1 brown Ear Side wrong sides tog, matching sts: working in back Ips  sew tog, With off-white to front, sew Ears to sides of Head over rnds 7-13. Arm make 2 Rnds 1-3: Starting at hand, with off white, repeat rnds 1-3 of Head & Body. Rnds 4-10: Sc in each st around, At end of last rnd, join with st st in first sc, Fasten off. Rnd 11: Join brown with sc in first st, sc in each st around. Rnds 12-27: Sc in each st around, At end of last rnd, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off. Fold hand in half crosswise; lack rnd 2 to rnd 10. Stuff Arm, Flatten last rnd. Sew Arms to sides of Body over rnd 17. LEG make 2 Rnds 1-4: Starting at bottom of foot,. with off-white, repeat rnds 1-4 of Head, & Body. Rnd 5: (Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st] around, Join with sl st in first sc (30). Fasten off. Rnd.6: Join brown with sc in first st. sc in each st around. Rnds 7-9: sc in each st around. Rnd 10: For toes, (sc in next st. sc next 2 sts tog) 6 times: sc in each st (24). Rnds 11-17: Sc in each st around, at end of last rnd, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off. Stuff. With toes pointing up, sew over rnds 24-32 of Body 2-1/2” apart in front. BIB Row 1: With green. ch 10, sc In 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn (9 sc), Row 2: Ch 1, .2 sc in first st, sc in each st across with .2 sc in last st, turn (11). Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Row 4: Repeat row 2 (13). Rows 5-7: Ch 1, sc in each st across. turn, Row 8: Ch 1, sc first 2 sts tog. sc in each st across to last 2 sts, sc last 2 sts tog, turn (11), Row 9: Ch 2. hdc in next st, sc in next st, sl st in next 5 sts, sc in next st, hdc in each of last .2 sts: for tie, ch 45; do not turn. Fasten off. Row 10: working around outer edge, join green with sc in and of row 9 below tie, sc in end of each row and in each st around to opposite end of row 9, sc in first st on row 9; for tie, ch 45. Fasten off. HEART Rnd 1: With pink, ch 2,’6 sc in 2nd ch from hook (6 sc). Rnd .2: 2 sc in each st around (12). Rnd 3: (Sc, hdc) in next st, 2 dc in next st, (dc, hdc, sc) in next st, s1 st in next st, (sc, hdc, dc) in next st, .2 dc in next st, (hds, sc) in next st, sc in each of next 2 sls, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of last 2 sts, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off. Sew centered to front of Bib. Sew bound edge of lace around outer edge of Bib below ties .. Tie Bib around neck. FINISHING Paint dowel, let dry, Insert into hands as shown in photo. Tie 1 end of ribbon in bow around dowel on outside edge of 1 hand; tie other end of ribbon in bow around around on outside edge of other hand,

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