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CITY MOUSE | CROCHET


EASY

MEASUREMENTS
Approx 15 [38 cm] tall (excluding Ears).
GAUGE
21 sc and 22 rows = 4 [10 cm].
INSTRUCTIONS
Note: When joining colors, work to last
2 loops on hook of first color. Draw new
color through last 2 loops and proceed.

MATERIALS

Patons Classic Wool DK Superwash (1.75 oz/50 g; 125 yds/114 m)


Contrast A Aran (12008)
1 ball
Contrast B Black (12040)
1 ball
Contrast C Medium Grey Heather (12044) 1 ball
Contrast D Denim Heather (12116)
1 ball
Contrast E Pink (12420)
1 ball
Size U.S. C/2 (3 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Pair of 8 mm
safety eyes. Fiberfill stuffing. Large eyed blunt tip tapestry needle.
ABBREVIATIONS: www.yarnspirations.com/abbreviations
Approx = Approximate(ly) through all loops on hook. (7) stitches. Yoh and draw
Beg = Begin(ing)
Rem = Remain(ing)
through all loops on hook
Ch = Chain(s)
Rep = Repeat
Sl st = Slip stitch
Cont = Continue(ity)
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Hdc = Half double crochet RS = Right side
Tog = Together
Hdc2tog = (Yoh and draw Sc = Single crochet
WS = Wrong side
up a loop in next stitch)
Sc2(3)(7)tog = Draw up a
Yoh = Yarn over hook
twice. Yoh and draw
loop in each of next 2(3)

Legs (make 2)
Beg at Sole of Shoe: With A, ch 6.
1st rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in
each of next 3 ch. 3 sc in last ch. Do not
turn. Working in rem loops of foundation
ch, 1 sc in each of next 3 ch. 2 sc in last ch.
Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each
of next 3 sc. 2 sc in each of next 3 sc. 1 sc
in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in each of next
2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each
of next 3 sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 2 hdc in each
of next 6 sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in each
of next 3 sc. 2 sc in each of next 3 sc. Join
with sl st to first sc. 28 sts.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc.
1 hdc in each of next 4 hdc. 2 hdc in each

of next 6 hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 4 hdc.


1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in each of
next 4 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 38 sts.
5th rnd: Ch 1. Working in back loops
only, 1 sc in each of next 13 sts. (Sc2tog)
3 times. 1 sc in each of next 15 sts. Sc2tog.
1 sc in each of last 2 sts. Join B with sl st to
first sc. 34 sc.
6th rnd: With B, ch 1. Working in both
loops, 1 sc in each sc around. Join A with
sl st to first sc.
7th rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc
around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten
off.
Shape Toe: 1st row: Join A with sl st
to back loop of 9th sc of last rnd. Ch 1.
Working in back loops, 1 sc in each of next
2 sc. (Sc2tog) 5 times. 1 sc in each of next
2 sc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc.
Sc2tog. 1 sc in next st. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each
of last 2 sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. Sc7tog. Fasten off.
Shoe: 1st rnd: Join B with sl st in back
loop of first st of 6th rnd. Ch 1. Working in
back loops only, 1 sc in each of next 8 sc.
Work 7 sc across edge of Toe. 1 sc in each
sc to end of rnd. Join with sl st to first sc.
27 sc.
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2nd rnd: Ch 1. Working in both loops, 1 sc
in each of next 7 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next
sc. Sc3tog. 1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in
each of next 9 sc. Sc2tog. Join with sl st to
first sc. 22 sts.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc.
Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 3 sts. Sc2tog.
1 sc in each st to end of rnd. Join with sl st
to first sc. 20 sts.
4th and 5th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st
around. Join with sl st to first sc. Break B at
end of last rnd. Join C.
Leg: 1st rnd: With C, ch 1. Working in back
loops only, 1 sc in each sc around. Join
with sl st to first sc.
2nd and 3rd rnds: Ch 1. Working in both
loops, 1 sc in each sc around. Join with
sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Pant Cuff: With D, ch 22. Join with sl st
to first ch to form ring, taking care not to
twist chain.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each ch around. Join
with sl st to first sc. 22 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next
9 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to end of rnd.
Join with sl st to first st. 20 sts.
Attach Pant Cuff to Leg: 1st rnd: Align
Pant Cuff over Leg, having Cuff on outside

of Leg. With D, ch 1. Working through both


thicknesses, 1 sc in each sc around. Join
with sl st to first sc. 20 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join
with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd until Leg from bottom of
Pant Cuff measures approx 5 [12.5 cm].
Fasten off. Stuff Leg.
Second Leg: Work as given for First Leg.
Do not fasten off.
Body: With D, ch 44. Join with sl st to first
ch to form ring, taking care not to twist
chain.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each ch around. Join
with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join
with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd 5 times more.
Next rnd: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of
next 18 sc. (Sc2tog) twice. 1 sc in each of
next 18 sc. Sc2tog. Join C with sl st to first
st. 40 sts.
Next rnd: With C, ch 1. Working in back
loops only, 1 sc in each st around. Join
with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around.
Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of
next 16 sc. (Sc2tog) twice. 1 sc in each of

next 16 sc. Sc2tog. Join with sl st to first


sc. Fasten off. 36 sts.
Shirt: With A, ch 48. Join with sl st to first
ch to form ring, taking care not to twist
chain.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each ch around. Join
with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join
B with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: With B, ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each
of next 6 sc. Rep from * around. Join with
sl st to first st. 42 sts.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join
A with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd: With A, ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in
each of next 5 sc. Rep from * around. Join
with sl st to first st. 36 sts.
Join Shirt to Body: 1st rnd: Align Shirt
over Body, having Shirt on outside
of Body. Ch 1. Working through both
thicknesses, 1 sc in each st around. Join B
with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc
around. Join with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of
next 7 sc. Rep from * around. Join A with
sl st to first st. 32 sts.

4th and 5th rnds: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in


each st around. Join B with sl st to first sc
at end of 5th rnd.
6th rnd: With B, ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each
of next 6 sc. Rep from * around. Join with
sl st to first st. 28 sts.
7th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join
A with sl st to first sc.
8th rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc
around. Join with sl st to first sc.
9th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of
next 5 sc. Rep from * around. Join B with
sl st to first st. 24 sts.
10th and 11th rnds: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in
each st around. Join A with sl st to first sc
at end of 11th rnd.
12th rnd: With A, ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in
each of next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join
with sl st to first st. 20 sts.
13th rnd: As 8th rnd. Join B with sl st to
first sc. Break A.
14th and 15th rnds: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in
each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long end.
Lay Body flat and seam bottom edge.
Stuff Body.

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Head
Nose: With E, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join
with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next
sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 9 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each
of next 2 sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first
sc. 12 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each
of next 3 sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first
sc. 15 sc.
5th and 6th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc
around. Join with sl st to first sc. Break E,
join C at end of 6th rnd.
7th rnd: With C, ch 1. Working in back
loops only, (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of
next 2 sc) 5 times. Join with sl st to first
sc. 20 sc.
8th rnd: Working in both loops, Ch 1. *2
sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from *
around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.
9th to 11th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc
around. join with sl st to first sc.
12th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in
each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join
with sl st to first sc. 40 sc.
13th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around.
Join with sl st to first sc.

14th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in


each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join
with sl st to first sc. 50 sc.
15th rnd: As 13th rnd.
16th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in
each of next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join
with sl st to first sc. 60 sc.
17th to 24th rnds: As 13th rnd.
25th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of
next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl
st to first st. 50 sts.
26th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around.
Join with sl st to first sc.
27th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of
next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl
st to first st. 40 sts.
28th rnd: As 26th rnd.
Stuff Head.
29th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of
next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl
st to first st. 30 sts.
30th rnd: As 26th rnd.
31st rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc.
Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first
st. 20 sts.
Stuff Head and attach safety eyes in 9th
rnd of Head, spaced as shown in photo.
32nd rnd: As 26th rnd.
33rd rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from *
around. Join with sl st to first st. 10 sts.

34th rnd: As 33rd rnd. 5 sts. Fasten off,


leaving a long end. Complete stuffing
Head. Draw end through rem sts and
secure tightly.
Outer Ear (make 2).
With C, **ch 2.
1st rnd: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join
with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join
with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1 *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next
sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to
first st. 24 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each
of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with
sl st to first sc. 32 sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each
of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with
sl st to first sc. 40 sc.**
6th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each
of next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join with
sl st to first sc. 48 sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each
of next 5 sc. Rep from * around. Join with
sl st to first sc. 56 sc.
8th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join
with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Inner Ear: (make 2)


With D, work from ** to ** as given for
Outer Ear. Fasten off.
With WS tog, sew Inner Ear to center of
Outer Ear.
Arms (make 2).
With C, ch 2.
1st rnd: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join
with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join
with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
3rd to 8th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc
around. Join with sl st to first sc.
9th rnd: Ch 1. (sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next
6 sc) twice. Join with sl st to first st. 14 sts.
10th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around.
Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd until Arm from beg measures
4 [11.5 cm]. Fasten off.
Stuff Arm.
Sleeve
With A, ch 18. Join with sl st to first ch to
form ring, taking care not to twist chain.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each ch around. Join
with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of
next 7 sc) twice. Join B with sl st to first
st. 16 sts.
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3rd rnd: With B, ch 1. (Sc2tog. 1 sc in each
of next 6 sts) twice. Join with sl st to first
st. 14 sts.
Join Sleeve to Arm: 1st rnd: Align Sleeve
over Arm, having Sleeve on outside of
Arm. With D, ch 1. Working through both
thicknesses, 1 sc in each sc around. Join A
with sl st to first sc. 14 sts.
2nd and 3rd rnds: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in
each sc around. Join B with sl st to first sc
at end of 3rd rnd.
4th and 5th rnds: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in
each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Fasten off at end of 5th rnd.
Sew top of Arm closed.
Attach Arms at either side of Body.
Sew Head to top of Body.
Vest
Lower Section: With B, ch 5.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1
sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 4 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of
row. Turn.
Rep last row until piece measures 9 [24
cm], ending on a WS row. Do not turn at
end of last row.

Top Section: 1st row: (RS). Ch 1. Working


across long side edge, work 48 sc evenly
across to Lower Section. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 2 (does not count as hdc).
1 hdc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to end
of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 10
hdc. (Hdc2tog) twice. 1 hdc in each of
next 20 hdc. (Hdc2tog) twice. 1 hdc in
each hdc to end of row. Turn. 44 sts.
5th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of
row. Turn.
Rep last row 4 times more.
Divide for armholes: Right Front: 1st
row: (RS). Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 9 hdc.
Hdc2tog. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of
row. Turn. 10 sts.
3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to last 2 sts.
Hdc2tog. Turn. 9 sts.
4th row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each hdc
to end of row. Turn. 8 sts.
5th row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each hdc
to last 2 sts. Hdc2tog. Turn. 6 sts.
6th row: As 5th row. 4 sts.
7th row: Ch 2. (Hdc2tog) twice. Fasten off.

Back: With RS facing, skip next 4 hdc. Join


B with sl st to next hdc.
1st row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog (over same st as
last sl st and next st). 1 hdc in each of next
10 hdc. Hdc2tog. Turn. Leave rem sts
unworked.
2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st across.
Turn. 12 sts.
3rd row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each of
next 8 hdc. Hdc2tog. Turn. 10 sts.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each of
next 6 hdc. Hdc2tog. Turn. 8 sts.
6th row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each of
next 4 hdc. Hdc2tog. Turn. 6 sts.
7th row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each of
next 2 hdc. Hdc2tog. Turn. 4 sts. Fasten
off.

6th row: As 5th row. 4 sts.


7th row: Ch 2. (Hdc2tog) twice. Fasten
off.
Sew shoulder seams.
Finishing
Sew Ears to Head as shown in picture.
With B, embroider mouth using straight
stitch. With A, embroider shoelaces using
straight stitch.

Left Front: With RS facing, skip next 4


hdc. Join B with sl st to next hdc.
1st row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each hdc
to end of row. Turn. 10 sts.
2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of
row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each hdc
to end of row. Turn. 9 sts.
4th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2
sts. Hdc2tog. Turn. 8 sts.
5th row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each hdc
to last 2 sts. Hdc2tog. Turn. 6 sts.
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