Free Crochet Pattern: Sloth

Everyone loves free crochet patterns, right? And apparently, sloths are also well loved. So after suggestions from friends and family, I created this free crochet sloth pattern. If you love sloths and free crochet patterns, keep reading!

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Sloth

This pattern was written by EllieKayCrochet. The pattern is my intellectual property. The finished products are yours to do as you wish (keep, sell, etc.). Please do not sell this pattern or claim it as your own. Please always give credit to EllieKayCrochet – https://elliekaycrochet.com

Materials:

  • Worsted weight yarn (brown, tan, or gray for the body; white and gray for the face; gray or dark gray for the eyes)
  • G (4.0) crochet hook
  • Safety eyes or embroidery thread (black)
  • Stitch markers
  • Stuffing
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

Abbreviations:

  • sc = single crochet
  • inc = increase
  • dec = decrease

Head and Body

  1. Sc 6 in magic ring (6)
  2. Inc in each (12)
  3. Sc 1, inc (18)
  4. Sc 2, inc (24)
  5. Sc 3, inc (30)
  6. Sc all
  7. Sc all
  8. Sc all
  9. Sc all
  10. Sc all
  11. Sc 3, dec (24)
  12. Sc 2, dec (18)
  13. Sc 1, dec (12)
  14. Sc all (add stuffing)
  15. Sc 1, inc (18)
  16. Sc 2, inc (24)
  17. Sc all
  18. Sc all
  19. Sc all
  20. Sc all
  21. Sc all
  22. Sc all
  23. Sc all
  24. Sc all (add stuffing)
  25. Sc 3, inc (30)
  26. Sc all
  27. Sc all
  28. Sc all
  29. Sc 3, dec (24)
  30. Sc 2, dec (18)
  31. Sc 1, dec (12)
  32. Dec (6)
  33. Stuff, fasten off and weave in ends

Arms (Make 2)

  1. Sc 6 in magic ring
  2. Sc 1, inc (9)
  3. Sc all
  4. Sc all
  5. Sc all
  6. Sc all
  7. Sc all
  8. Sc all
  9. Sc all
  10. Sc all
  11. Dec 1, sc all (8)
  12. Sc all
  13. Sc all
  14. Sc all
  15. Sc all
  16. Stuff arm halfway to ¾ of the way
  17. Flatten top of arm and sc through both sides
  18. Fasten off and leave a tail long enough to sew arms to body

Legs (make 2)

  1. Sc 6 in magic ring (6)
  2. Sc 1, inc (9)
  3. Sc all
  4. Sc all
  5. Sc all
  6. Sc all
  7. Sc all
  8. Sc all
  9. Fasten off, leaving a tail long enough to sew legs to body
  10. Stuff legs and sew to body.

Face

  1. With white sc 5 in magic ring
  2. Inc in each (10)
  3. Sc 1, inc (15)
  4. Sc 2, inc (21)
  5. Fasten off

Eyes (make 2)

  1. With gray sc 4 in magic ring
  2. Inc in each (8)
  3. Fasten off
  4. Embroider pupils or attach safety eyes

Sew face to head and sew eyes to face. Embroider smile if desired. Sew legs and arms to body.

 

And there you have it! Your very own crochet sloth!

Crochet it now or pin for later.

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