Materials: Clark’s O.N.T. or J. & P. Coats Pearl Cotton, size 5, 1 ball each of White and Black. Milward’s steel crochet hook No. 7.
Body. Starting at bottom, with White ch 2. 1st rnd: 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around (14 sc). 3rd rnd: Sc in each sc around. 4th rnd: 2 sc in each sc around (28). 5th rnd: Sc in each sc around. 6th rnd: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around (42 sc). Hereafter make sc in each sc around until piece measures 1/2’’ deep. Next rnd: * Sc in next sc, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc (21 sc). Following rnd: Sc in each sc around. Mark vertical center line of piece, and make 2 seams, each 1/2 an inch away from center line at top, and tapering to meet center line at lower part. Stuff center opening firmly with cotton batting. Then, resuming work at top of body, sc in each sc around, skipping 4 sc at each side of body.
Head. Starting at top, with Black ch 2. 1st rnd: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. 3rd rnd: Sc in each sc around. 4th rnd: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in following sc. Repeat from * around (15 sc). 5th, 6th and 7th rnds: Sc in each sc around. Stuff head with cotton batting. 8th and 9th rnds: * Sc in next sc, skip next sc. Repeat from * around. Pull loop through and break off, leaving a 6-inch length of thread for sewing. With White, make 2 ch-10 loops, and sew one on each side of top of head (thus forming ears). Make running stitches for eyes and mouth, and a lazy daisy stitch for nose, as in illustration, on both sides of head.
Tail. With Black, ch 20, turn. <b>1st row:</b> Sl st in each ch across. Break off. 2nd row: Attach White and sl st in each sl st across. Break off, leaving a 6-inch length of thread for sewing.
Sew tail to lower part of body, and head to upper part (see illustration).
Cord. With White, make a chain about 24 inches long. Double chain and knot at 6 places, as in illustration. Fasten cord to top of head, between ears.