GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS
Goldilocks is 13" high
The bears are 14", 16" and 18" high
Picture here

Materials:
Knitting worsted weight yarn, 9 ozs. brown (makes all 3 bears); 2 ozs. each of pink, green, and red; 1 oz. each of natural, yellow, white, black, royal blue, and light blue

Crochet hook size E
Stuffing
Two clear shank buttons with black center for Goldilocks
Five small black shank buttons. Four large black shank buttons

GAUGE: 5 sc = 1"; 7 dc = 2"

GOLDILOCKS:
Body (make 2 pieces):
Beg at top of head, with pink, ch 9.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across-8 sc.
Ch 1, turn each row.
Inc 1 sc each side of next 4 rows-16 sc.
Work 8 rows even.
Dec 1 sc each side of next 5 rows-6 sc.

Shape Arms:
Sc in each of 6 sc, ch 26.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, sc in each sc; ch 26 for 2nd arm.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch and sc across-56 sc.
Work even for 3 rows.
Sc in 36 sc. Ch 1, turn. Sc in 16 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Work even for 8 rows.
Cut pink.
With white, work even for 8 rows.
Dec 1 sc each side-14 sc.

Shape Leg:
Sc in 7 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Dec 1 sc, sc in 5 sc.
Work even on 6 sc. Cut white.
With pink, work even for 20 rows. Cut pink.

Shape Foot:
With black, sc in 6 sc, ch 7. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch and sc across-12 sc.
Work even for 4 rows. End off.
Work 2nd leg to correspond.

Hand:
With pink, work 4 sc on side of arm end, 5 sc across end of arm, 4 sc on other side of arm end.
Sew body pieces tog, right side out, stuffing as you go.

Dress (make 2 pieces):
With light blue, beg at top, ch 18.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc), dc in each ch across-16 dc. Turn each row.
Rows 2-5: Ch 3, sk first dc, dc in each dc across.
Row 6: Work in de, inc 1 dc in every 4th st-20 dc.
Rows 7-11: Work even. End off.
Sew 2 pieces tog from row 6 to lower edge each side.
Join 2 sts of back and front at each shoulder.

Sleeves:
With light blue, work 22 dc around armhole.
On next rnd, work 2 sts tog around (yo hook, draw up a lp in each of 2 dc, yo and through all lps on hook).
Edging: Join white in seam at lower edge, * sc in next dc, 2 sc in next dc, repeat from * around.
Next Rnd: Sl st in first sc, * sl st, ch 2, sl st in next sc, sl st in next sc, repeat from * around. End off.

Sash:
With white, make a ch 24" long. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. End off.
Tie sash into a bow at back.

Hair:
For long side and back curls, tie yellow yarn around a pencil.
Wind yarn around pencil to desired length, being careful not to overlap yarn.
Cut yarn, leaving 6" end.
Thread end in yarn needle, run needle through each twist of yarn from last winding to top.
Slip off pencil, pull up a bit and twist into shape.
Sew to head.
Sew long curls to head part way down.
For curls on crown of head, wind loops of yarn around finger and sew on.

Face:
Embroider red mouth in satin stitch, red French knot nose.
Sew on button eyes.
Embroider yellow lashes.

BEARS:
Note: Directions are for Baby Bear. Changes for Mama Bear and Papa Bear are in parentheses.
Body (make 2 pieces):
Beg at top of head, with brown, ch 11 (13-15).
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across 10 (12-14) sc.
Working in sc, inc 1 sc each side of next 4 rows. Ch 1, turn each row.
Work 4 (5-7) rows even.
Inc 1 sc each side of next row-20 (22-24) sc.
Work 3 (4-5) rows even. Dec 1 sc each side of next 5 rows-10 (12-14) sc.
Work 1 row even.

Shape Arms:
Sc in 10 (12-14) sc, ch 23 (24-26); turn.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch, sc in 10 (12-14) sc, ch 23 (24-26).
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch, sc in 32 (35-39) sc.
Work 5 (5-7) rows even.
On next row, sc in 37 (40-44) sc; ch 1, turn. Sc in 20 (22-24) sc; ch 1, turn.
Work 14 (16-19) rows even.
Dec 1 sc each side of next row.

Form Leg:
Sc in 9 (10-11) sc; ch 1, turn.
Dec 1 sc, sc in 7 (8-9) sc.
Work 10 (9-11) rows even.
Dec 1 sc in center of next row.
Work 4 (9-9) rows even.

Shape Foot:
Sc in 7 (8-9) sc, ch 8 (9-10).
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch, sc in 7 (8-9) sc-14 (16-18) sc.
Work 4 (5-6) rows even. End off.
Make other leg to correspond.

Ear:
With brown, sc in 3 (3-4) end sts on top of head, make 3 (4-4) sc on side of head-6 (7-8) sc. Ch 1, turn.
Inc 1 sc each side of next row.
Work 2 (2-4) rows even.
Dec 1 sc each side of next 3 rows. End off.
Work other ear to correspond. Work ears on both body pieces.

Paw Pads (make 2):
With natural, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc-12 sc.
For Baby and Mama Bear, ch 1, turn.
Sc in 4 sc. End off.
For Papa Bear, work 1 rnd even, ch 1, turn.
Sc in 5 sc. End off.
Sew body pieces tog around edges, right side out, stuffing as you go.
Sew pads to arm ends.

Nose (Baby Bear):
With natural, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc-12 sc.
Rnd 3: Work even.
Rnd 4: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around-18 sc.
Rnd 5: Sc in next 13 sc. End off. Stuff and sew to face.

Mouth (Baby Bear):
Make mouth of red straight sts.
Sew on small buttons for eyes and tip of nose.

Sweater (Baby Bear):
Front:
With royal blue, ch 20. Dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc), dc in each ch across-18 dc.
Turn each row. Ch 3, sk first dc, dc in each dc across, dc in top of turning ch.
Repeat last row 4 times more.
Dc in 9 dc, ch2, turn.
Work 4 more rows, dec 1 dc at inside (neck) edge every row. End off.
Work 2nd half of front to correspond.

Back:
Work 11 rows of 18 dc. Sew back and front tog on bear.

Nose (Mama Bear):
Work as for Baby Bear but complete last rnd.
Make mouth of red straight sts.
Sew on small button at tip of nose.
Sew on large buttons for eyes.
For eyelids, take 3 sts across top of eyes with brown; tack sts tog.

Dress (Mama Bear):
Skirt (make two):
With red, ch 23.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across.
Work 1 row even. Ch 3; sk first sc, dc across.
Next Row: Ch 3, sk first dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, repeat from across, end 2 dc in top of ch 3-33 dc.
Next Row: Inc in every 3rd st-44 dc. Work 2 rows even. End off.

Bib: (make one)
With red, ch 12. Work even on 10 dc for 6 rows. End off.

Skirt (make two):

Straps (make two)
With red, ch 3. Work in rows of 2 sc until strap is long enough to go from top of bib to top of skirt, crossing in back. Sew skirt tog.

Nose: (Papa Bear)
Work as for Baby Bear through rnd 2.
Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around-18 sc.
Work 1 rnd even.
Rnd 5: Repeat rnd 3-27 sc.
Work 1 rnd even. End off.
Stuff and sew to face.

Mouth: (Papa Bear)
Make mouth of red straight sts.
Sew on small button at top of nose.
Sew on large buttons for eyes.

Pants (make 2):
With green, ch 25. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across.
Work 1 row even-24 sc.
Work 6 rows of dc.
Next Row: Work 12 dc, turn.
Working on one leg only, dec 1 dc at inside edge on next 2 rows.
Work 7 rows even. End off.
Make other leg to correspond.

Suspenders (make two):
With green, ch 6. Work in rows of 4 dc until straps are long enough to cross in back. Sew side seams of pants together.






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