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{ Angus, the cow...}


NOTE: Angus measures 32 cm approximately. Of course should you choose a different hook or yarn calling, measures will vary.

Materials:
- 3.00 mm crochet hook (US C)
- 100 % cotton yarn for a 3.00 mm hook
- A pair of safety eyes
- Polyfiber fill for stuffing
- Tapestry needle

Colors:
- One main color for the body. 
- Contrasting color 1 (I used cream)
- Contrasting color 2 (I used beige)

Abbreviations (US Terms):
st = stitch
slst = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet

Ready? Let’s start!


Head
{Start with the contrasting color 1…}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (24)
5. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (30)
6. Crochet *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (36)
7. Crochet *5 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (42)
8. Crochet *6 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (48)
9. Crochet *7 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (54)
10. Crochet *8 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (60)
11. to 15. Crochet 60 sc
16. Crochet *8 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (54)
17. to 18. Crochet 54 sc
19. Change to the main color (body) and crochet 54 sc
20. Crochet 54 sc
21. Crochet *7 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (48)
21. to 32. Crochet 48 sc
{Start stuffing...}
33. Crochet *6 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (42)
34. Crochet 42 sc
35. Crochet *5 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (36)
36. Crochet *4 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (30)
37. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
{Place the safety eyes between rounds 22 and 23. The distance between the eyes is 12 stitches…}
38. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
{Stuff firmly.}
39. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
40. Crochet 6 decreases (6)
Close, break the yarn and weave in ends.

Leg 1
{Start with the contrasting color 1…}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (24)
5. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (30)
6. Only through back loops, crochet 30 sc
7. to 10. Crochet 30 mp
11. Change to the main color (body) and, only through back loops, crochet 30 sc
12. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
12. to 20. Crochet 24 sc
Close, break the yarn and weave in ends.

Leg 2 + BODY
{Start with the contrasting color 1…}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (24)
5. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (30)
6. Only through back loops, crochet 30 sc
7. to 10. Crochet 30 mp
11. Change to the main color (body) and, only through back loops, crochet 30 sc
12. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
12. to 20. Crochet 24 sc
21. With leg 2 still on your hook, take leg 1 and crochet a round of 24 sc along leg 1. Then move to leg 2 and crochet 12 sc along leg 2. Thus they will be joined together. Total stitches in the round: 48 sc
22. Crochet 48 sc
23. Crochet *7 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (54)
24 to 40. Crochet 54 sc
41. Crochet *7 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (48)
42. Tejer 48 mp
43. Crochet *6 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (42)
44. Croche 42 sc
45. Crochet *5 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (36)
46. Crochet 36 sc
47. Crochet *4 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (30)
48. Crochet 30 sc
49. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
50. to 53. Crochet 24 sc
54. Press the opening with your fingers and crochet together, with sc, both opposing sides, to closet he opening (12 sc)
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew the body to the head.


Ears
{Make two, using the main color…}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3. Crochet 12 sc
4. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (18)
5. to 10. Crochet 18 sc
11. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to head.

Little horns
{Make two, using the contrasting color 2…}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. to 6. Crochet 6 sc
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to head.

Nostrils
{Make two, using the contrasting color 2…}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to head.

Udder
{Using the contrasting color 1…}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (24)
5. Crochet *5 sc, 1 popcorn stitch (see explanation below)*, repeat * 4 times (24)
6. Crochet 24 sc
7. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (30)
8. Crochet *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (36)
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to the body.

POPCORN Stitch
In the next stitch, make 5 double crochet, keeping the last loop of each stitch on the hook (you’ll need 5 unfinished double crochets). Then slip stitch into all the 6 loops on the hook. Continue with the following sc stitches. 

Arms
{Make two, using the contrasting color 1…}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st (increase)*, repeat * (24)
5. Only through back loops, crochet 24 sc
6. to 9. Crochet 24 sc
10. Change to the main color (body) and crochet 24 sc
11. to 19. Crochet 24 sc
20. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
21. to 29. Crochet 18 sc
30. Press the opening with your fingers and single crochet together opposing stitches, 1 sc for each pair of stitches. 
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to the body.

Tail
{Start with the contrasting color 1…}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet 6 sc
3. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
4. Crochet 12 sc
5. Crochet 6 decreases (6)
6. Crochet 6 sc
7. Change to the main color (body) and crochet 6 sc
8. to 20. Crochet 6 sc
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to the body.


Assembly
- Sew the body to the head.
- Sew the arms to the sides of the body.
- Curve the ears and sew them to the head.
- Sew the two Little horns in between the ears.
- Sew the nostrils to Angus’ face
- Sew the udded to Angus’ belly.
- Sew the tail to Angus’ back.


Done! Congratulations! 


© 2018 – “Angus” is a design by Carla Mitrani for {Amour Fou} – All rights reserved. This pattern is for personal use ONLY. This pattern or parts of it must not be reproduced or published (printed or online), altered, resold or used for commercial purposes without authorization. You can neither reproduce, publish, alter, sell or use for commercial purposes FINISHED DOLLS made with this pattern without authorization. Thank you!