Freddy the Faun Baby Deer Lovey it’s a quick and easy to make security blanket that compliments perfectly the 3in1 Woodland Deer Baby Blanket and creates a perfect matching set for a baby’s nursery.
Need a last minute Christmas gift? This adorable deer lovey takes just a couple of days to make and does not require a lot of yarn thanks to the granny hexagon pattern used to make it.
This baby deer lovey is made in warm shades of brown and cream and will make a wonderful gender neutral present for any little boy or girl.
I used the hexagon motif to create the white spots a deer would have on its back, and it almost looks like white snowflakes. How cute is that?
If you want to make it even more Christmassy, sew a red nose on it instead of the dark brown used in the pattern.
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Written in US term –
- magic ring
- inc – increase
- dec – decrease
- st – slip stitch
- sc – single crochet
- double crochet
2dc, ch, 2dc
The gauge is not important but I will list the measurements below for
Keep the tension relaxed, if your work is too tight,
the ends will curl.
Using the yarn weight and hook size suggested in this pattern will create a hexagon size 10cm (4in) in diameter.
The overall size of the lovey is 46cm (18in) in diameter and the head measures 12.5cm (5in) long, 7.5cm (3in) wide and 7.5cm (3in) tall.
The ears are 6cm (approximately 2.25in) long and the antlers are 6.5cm (2.5in) long.
- 1 1/2 x 100g balls of DK / light worsted yarn in light brown / tan
- 1/2 x 100g balls of DK / light worsted yarn in dark brown
- 1/2 x 100g ball of DK / light worsted yarn in cream
Try the Red Heart Fashion Soft range, it has the perfect shades of brown for this pattern at affordable prices.
- crochet, hook size 3.5mm and size 3mm for the antlers only.
- 1.2mm safety eyes
- darning needle
- poly-fil stuffing
- stitch markers
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The tutorial on joining the hexagons is HERE.
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Here is how the finished lovey should look like.
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