Sloth Key Chain Pattern

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Smiling faces.

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Materials:

Worsted weight yarn

Size G(6) / 4mm hook (Really, you can use any yarn weight and matching hook)

Yarn needle

Embroidery Thread (black) and needle

Key Ring

Stitches/Abbreviations:

US terms

Single crochet (sc)

Double crochet (dc)

Half double crochet (hdc)

Treble crochet (tr)

Slip Stitch (sl st)

Stitch/stitches (st/sts)

Body:

Round 1: Ch 8, dc in third chain from hook, 4 dc across, 4 dc in next st (this forms the curve of the oval so you are working the next stitches along bottom of foundation chain), 4 dc across, 3 dc in next st, join to first st with sl st.

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st, 6 sc across, 2 sc in each of next 3 sts, 5 sc across, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, Join with sl st to first st of round 2. Fasten off.

Head:

In same color as body

Round 1: Make a magic ring with 8 dc

Round 2:  2 sc in each st, join with a sl st to first st of round 2. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Face:

In White:

Make a magic ring with 8 dc, join with sl st to first st. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Add eyes, nose, and mouth to white circle for face, using grey or brown yarn for eye masks and black embroidery thread for eyes, mouth, and nose. Sew face on top of head.

Arms/Legs:

Join with sl st to body at top right of oval:  Ch 8, starting in second chain from hook 7 sc, sl into next st on body, sl st in next st, ch 6, starting in second chain from hook 5 sc, sl st in next st on body, sl st into next 2 sts, ch 6, starting in second chain from hook 5 sc, sl st into next st on body, sl st in next st, ch 8, starting in second chain from hook 7sc, sl st into next st on body. Fasten off.

Tail:

For brown sloth, join to body with sc in next st after legs. For gray sloth, join to body with sc in fourth st before start of legs.

Join to st on body with sc, 2 dc in next st, sc, sl st in next st. Fasten off.

Sew head on body. Sew legs together around key ring, attaching two front legs together and two back legs together with ring in between.

For Leaf:

Round 1: Make a magic ring with 7 sc

Round 2:  2 sc in first st, sc, sc hdc in next st, hdc tr hdc in next st, hdc sc in next st, sc, 2 sc in next st, join with sl st to first st of round 2. Fasten off.

Attach leaf to key ring using brown yarn, wrapping it through the ring and bringing up through leaf from back to front twice. Fasten off.

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