Description: A Crochet Fox Bookmark is a charming and practical accessory that brings a touch of whimsy to your reading adventures. This adorable fox-shaped bookmark is designed to peek out from the top of your book, keeping your place while adding a delightful visual element. With its bright colors, expressive face, and bushy tail, this crochet fox is sure to bring joy to both children and adults who enjoy reading.
- Worsted weight yarn in orange, white, black, and a small amount of dark brown
- Crochet hook appropriate for the yarn size
- Yarn needle
- Stitch markers (optional)
- Ch: Chain
- Sc: Single crochet
- Inc: Increase (2 single crochets in the same stitch)
- Dec: Decrease (single crochet 2 stitches together)
- Sl st: Slip stitch
- With orange yarn, create a magic ring.
- Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc into the ring. (6)
- Round 2: Inc in each st around. (12)
- Round 3: [Sc, inc] repeat around. (18)
- Round 4: [Sc in the next 2 sts, inc] repeat around. (24)
- Rounds 5-7: Sc in each st around. (24)
- Round 8: [Sc in the next 2 sts, dec] repeat around. (18)
- Round 9: [Sc, dec] repeat around. (12)
- Stuff the head firmly.
- Round 10: Dec around. (6)
- Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Close the opening by sewing through the remaining stitches and pulling tight. Weave in the ends.
Ears: Make 2 with orange yarn.
- Ch 4, sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc in the next ch, 3 sc in the last ch. Rotate to work on the other side of the foundation chain, sc in the next ch, sc in the same ch as the first sc. (6)
- Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.
Face: Use white and black yarn to embroider the eyes and nose onto the head. Sew the ears onto the top of the head.
- With dark brown yarn, ch 10.
- Row 1: Starting in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc in each ch across. (9)
- Rows 2-10: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. (9)
- Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
- Attach the tail to the back of the fox’s body.
- Your Crochet Fox Bookmark is now ready to mark your place in your favorite book!
Remember, this pattern is a general guide, so feel free to get creative with colors and details. Happy crocheting!