Zebedee the Raccoon

This is Zebedee, this sweet little raccoon is always getting into mischief!  Zebedee measures about 6 inches in a DK yarn, but he can be made from any weight yarn and appropriate hook for different sizes. It is an easy pattern to follow with plenty of diagrams and you will always be welcome to contact me for any extra help.
The instructions for this pattern are written in UK terms but if you are used to American terms, don’t worry, the differences are all explained in the pattern. .

This is an Intermediate skilled pattern as stitches required include:

  • Chain Stitch
  • Slip Stitch
  • Double Crochet (UK) Single Crochet (US)
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Treble Cluster (UK) Double Cluster (US) This stitch is explained in the pattern.

Materials needed:

  •  50g ball of DK weight yarn in Main Colour (I used Grey)
  •  50g ball of DK weight yarn in Contrast Colour 1 (I used White)
  •  50g ball of DK weight yarn in Contrast Colour 2 (I used Black)
  •  3.5mm crochet hook
  •  3.25mm crochet hook (for crochet eyes option)
  •  Small amount of black and coloured yarn (for crochet eyes option) or
  •  2 x 20mm safety eyes
  • Small amount of yarn for embroidering nose
  •  Toy filling 
  •  Yarn needle
  •  Stitch marker

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