Velvet Mouse Ears Crochet Pattern

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Velvet Mouse Ears
Velvet Mouse Ears

Supplies
Size I 5.5mm hook
Large eye tapestry needle
Bernat Velvet Yarn (Any colors, 1 skein of each color)
Fiber fill stuffing
Hot Glue
Headband

Velvet Mouse Ears
Velvet Mouse Ears

Notes
Beginning chain of bow pattern counts as first st
For video instructions on assembling your headband visit The Roving Nomad on Youtube

Gauge
Bow: 6.5" wide x 4" tall
Ears: 4" in diameter
Entire Headband Width: Approx. 9.5"

Finished Size
Finished ear circles should measure 4" in diameter

Velvet Mouse Ears
 
 Fig. A

Fig. A

 

Ears (Make 4) -Fig. A
Form a mr
Rd 1: ch1, sc7 into mr, sl st in 1st sc to join, ch1
Rd 2: ch1, *sc2 in next st* rep 7x, sl st to join, ch1
Rd 3: ch1, *sc2 in next st, sc1* rep 7x, sl st to join, ch1
Rd 4: ch1, *sc2 in next st, sc2* rep 7x, sl st to join, ch1
Rd 5: ch1, *sc2 in next st, sc3* rep 7x, sl st to join, ch1

 
 Fig. B

Fig. B

 

Hold two rounds together with the rs facing out. Working under the front and back loops of each piece sc around until 4 st are left, stuff ear. -Fig B
Finish sc around ears. Fasten off leaving a 6' tail for sewing. Do not weave in ends.

 
 Fig. C

Fig. C

 

Bow -Fig. C
Ch4
Row 1: sc in 2ch ch from hk and across, ch2, turn (4st)
Row 2:  hdc1, sc1, hdc inc, ch2, turn (5st)
Row 3: hdc1, sc2, hdc1, hdc1 in top of turning ch, ch3, turn (6st)
Row 4: dc1, hdc1, sc1, hdc1, dc1, dc1 in top of turning ch, ch3, turn (7st)
Row 5: dc1, sc4, dc2 ending in the top ofturning ch, ch3, turn (8st)
Row 6: dc2, sc4, dc inc, dc1 in the top of turning ch, ch3, turn (10st)
Row 7: dc2tog, sc5, dc2tog, dc in top of turning ch, ch3, turn (9st)
Row 8: dc2tog, sc 4, dc2tog, dc1 in the top of turning ch, ch3, turn (8st)
Row 9: dc1, hdc2tog, sc1, hdc2tog, dc2 ending in the top of turning ch, ch2, turn (7st)
Row 10: hdc2tog, sc2tog, hdc2tog, hdc1, ch2, turn (5st)
Row 11:
 hdc1, sc2tog, hdc1, ch1, turn (4st)
Row 12: sc3, ch2, turn (4st)
Rows 13-23: repeat rows 2-12

 
 Fig. D

Fig. D

 

Sc around all edges of bow; fasten off.
Sew bow together with the rs facing out and overlapping the longer edge as shown in Fig. D

Band
Ch4
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk and across, ch1, turn (3st)
Row 2: sc3, ch1, turn
Rows 3-8: repeat row 2
Sc around entire edge of band.
Fasten off leaving a 3' tail for sewing.

Headband Base
1. Choose a headband for your base -any headband will work.
2. Use the same color yarn as your ears to sc around headband.
    -Hot glue can be used to attach and secure yarn to headband as your go.

Attaching Ears (Rep 2x)
3. Use the tail end from your finished ears to sew on the headband.
    -Decide on the placement of ears -Sew into the st from headband and the st of ear 2x to 
      secure.
    -Begin wrapping the yarn around the headband and sew through the last round of 
      the ears until you have secured 1/3 of the ear to the headband
    -Next, sew into the st from headband and into the st of ear 2x to secure
    - Fasten off, sew in ends. Repeat for second ear

Attaching Bow
4.  Hold bow in between ears at bast of headband with rs facing front as shown in Fig. D.
5. Wrap band, with rs facing out, around ear and sew together with the seam facing the back.
    -Wrap tightly to secure bow
6. Using the yarn color of ears, begin sewing bottom layer of bow to ear.
    -Stretch bow so that the bow is held up by the ear with tension.
    -Fasten off, weave in ends. Repeat for other side of bow.

Velvet Mouse Ears