There are some things that you are never too old for, and teddy bears must surely be at the top of such list. There is definitely someone in your life that would love to have one for a birthday, especially if it’s a cute crochet cake bear made with your hands!
To crochet a cake bear you’ll need:
- Super fine 100% acrylic yarn (200 m / 50 g) in beige, brown, red and white colors
- 2.0 mm crochet hook
- 7 mm safety eyes
- Buttons for joining head, arms and legs (Ø 1.5 cm – 4 pcs, Ø 1.7 cm – 6 pcs)
- Thread strong enough for fastening head, arms and legs
- 30 cm long satin ribbon
Skill level: intermediate
This crochet cake bear is about 13 cm (5.1″) when sitting, if you use similar yarn and hook. The pattern can also work well with the yarn of other weight, but the size of finished crochet toy will be different.
Crochet Cake Bear
Free amigurumi pattern
ch = chain
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = increase (2 sc in one st)
dec = decrease (2 sc together)
sl st = slip stitch
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
(..) = repeat the space in brackets the given number of times
[..] = total number of stitches
Please note that this pattern describes button joint method of fastening head, arms and legs. If you use this method your crochet cake bear will be able to turn its head and move limbs.
Crochet with beige yarn.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring 
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 3: (sc in next st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 6: (sc in next 4 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 7: (sc in next 5 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 8-14: sc in all 42 st 
Rnd 15: (sc in next 5 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 16: (sc in next 4 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Insert safety eyes between Rnd 10 and Rnd 11 (9 stitches between the eyes).
Rnd 17: (sc in next 3 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 18: (sc in next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Stuff the head tightly with fiberfill. Take a strong thread and fold it several times. Pass the thread ends through the button (Ø 1.7 cm) and tie a knot. Insert the button into the head like it’s shown in the picture below, leaving the thread ends outside.
Rnd 19: (sc in next st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 20: (dec) repeat 6 times 
Fasten off and weave in the end.