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We love teddy bears. I don’t believe I have ever known someone who didn’t at least like teddies, and many people had one as a “best friend” as a child (me included!). Ever since the shopkeeper Morris Michtom and his wife Rose made a stuffed fabric bear in honor of America’s 26th commander-in-chief (Teddy Roosevelt) and displayed it with a sign, “Teddy’s bear,” in their store window, these bears have been a perennial favorite. So in honor of this beloved creature that has given us so much comfort, let the love begin!

teddy with star

Have you ever seen such a sweet face?!!
Inspiration only at

bear hats

What a delightful way to stay warm! Pattern for sale by Caroline Guzman at

fuzzy bear

Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear…and the free pattern is by Irina Nikolajeva;


Aren’t these booties adorable? Free pattern from Helena Asmu Lim at

sleep tight blanket

What child wouldn’t go to sleep with these friends? By Christins from Sweet Potato 3 at—lovey

panda bear

My childhood teddy was a panda bear! Designed by
Kristel Droog and pattern available at

Teddy granny square

What lucky mother wouldn’t want to receive this beauty for her newborn?Teddy
 Bear blanket by MingazovArt at

Teddy Lovie

Delightful lovey by Natalya Birina at TillySome –

winnie the pooh

Oh so cute Pooh Bear Diaper set by Olivia, free pattern at

teddy zombie

There’s even a Halloween Teddy – Frankie the Zombie Teddy by Krawka at

I have to admit that there were so many teddies and teddy-related items that it was really difficult to decide what to include in this post. Trust me, this is only a fraction of what I found on Pinterest!

My first experiment with jointing, diaper cover, and bonnet.

My first experiment with jointing, diaper cover, and bonnet.

It’s a good thing that I get reminders to write this blog, because otherwise it might not get done for quite a while! This past week was taken up with some weeding (I did get the second garden done) and cooking (tacos and ravioli) and cleaning (vacuuming and dishes – the bathroom is still screaming at me). I am also working on the pattern for the Baby Teddy Bear with Pacifier. I had made a lavender bear a while ago (see photo) and I did write down the pattern, which has helped, but I forgot to write down what hook I used. I’m also using a different yarn, so the pattern has had to be tweaked a bit.

What do they say – you have to admit you have a problem before you can get help – something like that. Well, I have finally admitted to myself that I am addicted to textured yarns, but I don’t think there’s any help for this! I stopped into Big Lots and they has a beautiful dark red boucle’ yarn, and I just couldn’t resist. Then I started working with it last night, and I decided I needed to get the rest of what the store had – so now I have five skeins. Now I have to figure out what to do with it. I think it could make a great teddy bear, or if I could find the right crochet stitch it would make a wonderful scarf/stole. I will keep you updated on the progress.

See, here’s the real problem. Fancy stitches look best with a solid color smooth yarn because you don’t have the texture mucking up the design. I love fancy stitches, but I really love textured yarns. Oh, the dilemma! Oh, the angst! Now I know why one of my fellow crocheters admitted to having 17 copy-paper-size boxes of yarn. BTW, I had promised myself NOT to go to Big Lots till I had used some of my stash first. Oh, the shame!

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