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Blue Lemur
What you see here is a very rare lemur species, also known as the Blue Lemur. There is only 1 in the whole world.
The lemur is about 12 cm tall.
With this free crochet pattern you can make sure they don’t extinct

Posted by Sabrina S. Published See Sabrina S.'s 7 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Head
    (Use blue yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 3: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (18)
    RND 4: 2 sc in each 3rd sc (24)
    RND 5: 2 sc in each 4th sc (30)
    RND 6: 2 sc in each 5th sc (36)
    RND 7: 2 sc in each 6th sc (42)
    RND 8: 2 sc in each 7th sc (48)
    RND 9-13: 48 sc (48)
    RND 14: 2 sc in the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 34th, 35th, 36th, 37th, 38th, 39th sc (60)
    RND 15-16: 60 sc (60)
    RND 17: dec over the 12th and 13th, 16th and 17th, 20th and 21st, 42nd and 43rd, 46th and 47th, 50th and 51st sc (54)
    RND 18: 54 sc (54)
    RND 19: dec over each 8th and 9th sc (48)
    RND 20: 48 sc (48)
    RND 21: dec over each 7th and 8th sc (42)
    RND 22: dec over each 6th and 7th sc (36)
    RND 23: dec over each 5th and 6th sc (30)
    RND 24: dec over each 4th and 5th sc (24)
    RND 25: dec over each 3rd and 4th sc (18)
    Fill the head. Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew the head to the body.

  • Step 2

    Body
    (Use blue yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 3: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (18)
    RND 4: 2 sc in each 3rd sc (24)
    RND 5: 2 sc in each 4th sc (30)
    RND 6: 2 sc in each 5th sc (36)
    RND 7: 2 sc in each 6th sc (42)
    RND 8-14: 42 sc (42)
    RND 15: dec over the 14th and 15th, 17th and 18th, 20th and 21st, 23rd and 24th, 26th and 27th, 29th and 30th sc (36)
    RND 16: 36 sc (36)
    RND 17: dec over each 5th and 6th sc (30)
    RND 18-19: 30 sc (30)
    RND 20: dec over each 4th and 5th sc (24)
    RND 21: 24 sc (24)
    RND 22: dec over each 3rd and 4th sc (18)
    Fill the body. Tie-off with a sl.st.

  • Step 3

    Belly
    (Use gray yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 3: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (18)
    RND 4: 2 sc in each 3rd sc (24)
    RND 5: 2 sc in each 4th sc (30)
    RND 6: 2 sc in each 5th sc (36)
    RND 7: 36 sc (36)
    Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew the belly to the body.

  • Step 4

    Knees (2x)
    (Use blue yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 3: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (18)
    RND 4: 2 sc in each 6th sc (21)
    RND 5-8: 21 sc (21)
    RND 9: dec over each 6th and 7th sc (18)
    RND 10: 18 sc (18)
    RND 11: dec over each 2 sc (9)
    Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew the knee to the body.

  • Step 5

    Feet (2x)
    (Use blue yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (9)
    RND 3: 9 sc (9)
    RND 4: 2 sc in each 3rd sc (12)
    RND 5-7: 12 sc (12)
    RND 8: dec over each 3rd and 4th sc (9)
    RND 9-10: 9 sc (9)
    RND 11: 2 sc in each 3rd sc (12)
    Fill the foot.
    RND 12: dec over each 2 sc (6)
    Tie-off with a sl.st and close the foot. Leave enough yarn to sew the foot to the knee.

  • Step 6

    Arms (2x)
    (Use blue yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (9)
    RND 3-6: 9 sc (9)
    RND 7: dec over each 2nd and 3rd sc (6)
    RND 8: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (9)
    RND 9: 9 sc (9)
    RND 10-12: 9 sc (9)
    Fill the arm.
    RND 13: dec over each 2nd and 3rd sc (6)
    Tie-off with a sl.st and close the arm. Leave enough yarn to sew the arm to the body.

  • Step 7

    Ears part 1: Outside (2x)
    (Use blue yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 6 sc (6)
    RND 3: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 4-5: 12 sc (12)
    RND 6: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (18)
    RND 7-8: 18 sc (18)
    RND 9: 2 sc in each 3rd sc (24)
    Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew the ear to the head.

    Ears part 2: Inside (2x)
    (Use yellow yarn)
    Row 1: 1 ch + 1 tch (1)
    Row 2: turn around and crochet 2 sc in the ch + 1 tch (2)
    Row 3: turn around and crochet 2 sc in the 2nd sc + 1 tch (3)
    Row 4: turn around and crochet 2 sc in the 3rd sc + 1 tch (4)
    Row 5: turn around and crochet 4 sc (4)
    Row 6: crochet an edge of sc around
    Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew this part of the ear to part 1.

  • Step 8

    Eye spots (2x)
    (Use gray yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 3: 2 sc in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9th sc (18)
    RND 4: 2 sc in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th sc (26)
    Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew the eye spot to the head.

  • Step 9

    Tail
    (Start with gray yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 3: 2 sc in each 4th sc (15)
    RND 4-7: 15 sc (15)
    (Switch to blue yarn)
    RND 8-12: 15 sc (15)
    (Switch to gray yarn)
    RND 13-17: 15 sc (15)
    (Switch to blue yarn)
    RND 18-22: 15 sc (15)
    (Switch to gray yarn)
    RND 23-27: 15 sc (15)
    Fill the tail and keep filling until the last round.
    (Switch to blue yarn)
    RND 28-32: 15 sc (15)
    (Switch to gray yarn)
    RND 33-37: 15 sc (15)
    (Switch to blue yarn)
    RND 38-40: 15 sc (15)
    RND 41: dec over each 4th and 5th sc (12)
    RND 42: 12 sc (12)
    Put some iron wire in the tail and bend it to the shape you want. Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew the tail to the body.

  • Step 10

    Putting all the parts together
    Sew the head to the body.

    Sew the belly to the body, somewhere at round 4 (counted from above).

    Sew the feet to the open part of the knees. Then sew the knees to the body, next to the belly.

    Sew the arms to the body, somewhere at round 3 (counted from above).

    Sew part 2 of the ears to part 1. Then sew the ears to the head, somewhere at round 8.

    Sew the eye spots to the head, somewhere at round 6, with 3 stitches between the eye spots.

    Sew the tail to the back of the body, somewhere at round 6 (counted from the bottom).

  • Step 11

    Face
    Cut 2 eyes out of yellow, black and white felt and paste these onto the eye spots.

    Cut a nose out of black felt and paste it to the head, somewhere at round 13.

    Embroider a mouth with black yarn to the head, somewhere at round 17.

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