Who doesn't love a lovey blanket? They make great gifts for newborns and are sure to be their absolute favorite!
This little lovey was inspired by my niece who 'was' expecting - and just recently gave birth to - my first great nephew! After making an adorable crochet camo infant bear hat (free pattern here) for her I decided to make a matching bear lovey (I had so much leftover yarn!). And then since I had some different leftover yarn from another project I decided to make one out of that too!
Make the Head:
(I strongly suggest reading all the directions first and then watching the video tutorial if this is your first time making a ball shape).
Make the Nose:
Make the Ears:
Make the Arms:
Sew on Eyes:
Make the Blanket:
This is a basic granny square blanket. If my directions are confusing, check out this granny square video tutorial.
The final blanket is approximately 18" x 18".
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Hi there! I'm Kathie, the author behind Creating A Simpler Life. I'm excited to share our longterm projects (and planning) toward building our future retirement homestead in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. In the meantime I will be sharing all the other little things we do that are part of creating our simpler life!