Designer: @lucy_rose_toys

Materials and tools
1.Yarn of three colours on your choice. I use Drops Nord and Drops Alpaca for fluffy toys or YarnArt Jeans, Drops Safran, YarnArt Ideal for smooth ones.
2. Crochet hook according to your yarn. (I use Clover 1,5 or 1,75).
3. Yarn needle, sewing needle.
4. Black thread for embroidering the nose (e.g YarnArt Canarias). Small amount of ivory yarn for embroidering the claws (e.g. 100% cotton Baby Cotton 50 g 180 m)
5. Button eyes diameter 5 mm, sewing thread of black colour to sew the eyes.
6. Poliester fiberfill.
7. A piece of velcro tape if you use a fluffy yarn.

Abbreviations
AR – Amigurumi Magic ring
MR – Amigurumi Magic ring
App – application
ll – lift loop
sc : Single Crochet
inc : Increase
dec : Decrease
tr : Triple Crochet/ Treble Crochet
st: Stitch
dc : Double Crochet
hdc: Half Double Crochet
sl-st : Slip Stitch
ch : Chain
..in : make increase into same stitch as many as the number which is given in front of “inc” abbreviation (exp; 3inc, 4inc..).
FLO : Crochet into front loops only
BLO : Crochet into back loops only
BL : Bobble Stitch – do 5dc all in the same stitch and then yarn over and pull through all the loops on your hook (the original loop + 1 loop for each partially completed dc).

  • ap28 (11)
  • ap28 (10)
  • ap28 (9)
  • ap28 (8)

FACE
1 rnd: 9 ch, start in the second chain from the hook: 1 inc, 6 sc, 3 sc in the Last st, turn and continue on the other side of the chain, 7 sc (18)
Continue crocheting in spiral,
2 rnd: 2 inc, 6 sc, 3 inc, 6 sc, 1 inc (24)
3 rnd: (1 sc, 1 inc) x 2, 6 sc, (1 sc, 1 inc) x 3, 7 sc, 1 inc, slst (30)

Fasten off, cut the yarn Leaving a Long taiL for sewing.

Spots around the eyes (make two)
7 ch, start in the second chain from the hook: 1 inc, 4 sc, 3 sc in the last st, turn and continue on the other side of the chain, 5 sc (14)
Fasten off, cut the yarn Leaving a Long taiL for sewing.

ARMS
1 rnd: 6 sc in MR
2 -3 rnds: 6 sc (2 rnds)
4 rnd: (1 sc, 1 inc) x 3 (9)
5-13 rnds: 9 sc (9 rnds)
14 rnd: 8 sc
Don’t stuff the arms.
Fold the detail and crochet 4 sc joining both sides together. Fasten off, cut the yarn leaving a long tail for sewing.

LEGS (make two)
1 rnd: 6 sc in MR
2 rnd: 6 sc
3 rnd: sc, 1 inc) x 3 (9)
4-5 rnds: 9 sc (2 rnds)
6 rnd: (2 sc, 1 inc) x 3 (12)
7-9 rnds: 12 sc (3 rnds)
10 rnd: 9 sc
Don’t stuff the legs.
Fold the detail and crochet 6 sc joining both sides together. Fasten off, cut the yarn leaving a long tail for sewing.

BODY
1 rnd: g ch, start in the second chain from the hook: 1 inc, 6 sc, 3 sc in the last st, turn and continue on the other side of the chain, 7 sc (18)
Continue crocheting in spiral.
2rnd: 2 inc, 6 sc, 3 inc, 6 sc, 1 inc (24)
3 rnd: (1 sc, 1 inc) x 2, 6 sc, (1 sc, 1 inc) x 3, 7 sc, 1 inc (30)
4 rnd: (2 sc, 1 inc) x 2, 6 wc, (2 sc, 1 inc) x 3, 8 sc, 1 inc (36)
5 rnd: (3 sc, 1 inc) x 2, 6 sc, (3 sc, 1 inc) x 3, 9 sc, 1 inc (42)
6-7 rnds: 42 sc (2 rnds)
8 rnd: 4 Sc, 1 inc. 20 sc, 1 inc, 16 sc (44)
9-10 rnds: 44 sc (2 rnds)
11 rnd: 5 sc, 1 inc, 21 sc, 1 inc, 16 sc (46)
12 rnd: 46 sc
13 rnd: 6 sc, 1 inc, 22 sc, 1 inc, 16 sc (48)
14 rnd: 48 sc
15 rnd: 7 sc, 1 inc, 23 sc, 1 inc, 16 sc (50)
16-20 rnds: 50 sc (5 rnds)
21 rnd: 7 Sc, 1 dec, 23 sc, 1 dec, 16 sc (48)
22-23 rnds: 48 sc (2 rnds)
24 rnd: 7 sc, 1 dec, 22 Sc, 1 dec, 15 sc (46)
25 rnd: 46 sc

26 rnd: 2 sc, (1 dec, 3 sc) x 3, 8 sc, (1dec, 3 sc) x 3, 6 sc (40)
27-28 rnds: 40 sc (2 rnds)
29 rnd: (3 sc, 1 dec) x 8 (32)
30 rnd: (2 sc, 1 dec) x 8 (24)
31 rnd: (1 sc, 1 dec) x 8 (16)
Stuff the body tightly, but it must not be too round.
32 rnd: 8 dec (8)
Add some fiberfill if you need to.
Cut the yarn leaving a long tail. Close the remaining hole using a yarn needle: weave in the yarn through the front loops of all 8 stitches and pull tightly.
Hide the remaining yarn tail inside the detail.

Assembling
Sew on the face, then the spots over the face. The outer corners should be directed downwards.
Sew on the eyes over the spots.
Embroider the nose in the center between the eyes, it should be on the same level with the eyes.
Sew on the arms and the legs.
Embroider three claws on each paw.

ake a tuft on the sloth’s top head. Take a piece of main yarn and make a loop with the help of the hook under the first row. Cut the ends of the thread at the desired length and fluff the ends.
If you crocheted with some fluffy yarn, use the velcro tape to comb the toy and make it fluffier.

The size of the finished toys made of Drops Alpaca, Drops Nord is about 7 cm (2,8 inches), the size of the finished toys made of YarnArt Jeans is about 8 cm (3,2 inches).
Your little sloth is ready!