This crochet Fox pattern is another addition to my heart-shaped appliques series. The face of this crochet Fox applique is made in the shape of a heart, and it will be perfect for Valentine’s Day decorations for those special in your lives.
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This cute Fox crochet applique will be ideal for a woodland animals themed kid’s room or nursery. You can use it to embellish your kid’s clothing or blankets. It also could be used in craft applications such as greeting cards.
Fox Applique – Crochet Pattern
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Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
DC2tog – double crochet 2 stitches together
DC3tog – double crochet 3 stitches together
HDC – half double crochet
Rnd – round
SC – single crochet
Sl St – slip stitch
TR – treble crochet
TR2tog – treble crochet 2 stitches together
This crochet Fox applique is about 2-3/4”.
Hook and other materials:
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For this crochet Fox applique you need to make a Face, Cheeks, Nose, and an optional Tail. You can embellish your applique with a cute crochet small Bow.
With orange, Ch 4.
Rnd 1. Make all of the next stitches in the 4th Ch from hook (the first Ch made) working under both loops – 3 DC, 3 HDC, Ch 1, DC (Heart point), Ch 1, 3 HDC, 3 DC, Ch 3, Sl St.
Rnd 2. Ch 3, in top of first St of previous Rnd make HDC+DC, 3 TR in next St, 2 DC in next St, DC in each of next 3 Sts, DC in Ch 1, DC+TR+DC in next St (Heart point), DC in Ch 1, DC in each of next 3 Sts, 2 DC in next St, 3 TR in next St, DC+HDC in next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center.
Rnd 3. Ch 3, HDC in top of first St, 2 HDC in each of next 3 Sts, HDC in each of next 8 Sts, 3 DC in next St (Heart point), HDC in each of next 8 Sts, 2 HDC in each of next 3 Sts, HDC in last St, Ch 3, Sl St in center.
Rnd 4. Ch 3, SC in top of first St, SC in next St, First Ear – Ch 5, Sl St in 2nd Ch, HDC in next 2 Chs, DC in next Ch,
skip 2 Sts of Rnd 3, SC in next St, 2 SC in next 2 Sts, SC in next 9 Sts, SC+HDC+SC in next (Heart point), SC in next 9 Sts, 2 SC in next 2 Sts, SC in next St,
Second Ear – Ch 5, Sl St in 2nd Ch, HDC in next 2 Chs, DC in next Ch,
skip 2 Sts of Rnd 3, SC in next 2 Sts, Ch 3, Sl St in center. Fasten off.
Cheek – make 2
With white color, make magic ring.
Rnd 1. Ch 3, 11 DC in ring, Sl St to join;
Ch 6, SC in 2nd Ch and in next Ch, HDC in next Ch, DC in next Ch, TR in next, skip 3 Sts of Rnd 1, Sl St in next. Fasten off.
With black, make magic ring.
Ch 1, 8 SC in ring, Sl St to join. Fasten off.
With orange, Ch 25.
Rnd 1 (Right Side). HDC in 4th Ch from the hook (this will create 3-chain arch, we will use this arch later on), HDC in next Ch, DC in next, 3 DC in next, DC in next, TR in next 4 Chs, TR2tog, DC3tog, DC in next 2, HDC in next 3, SC in next 2, (2 SC + Ch 2 + 2 SC) in last Ch. Continue on opposite side of Chain: SC in next 2, HDC in next 3, 2 HDC in next 2, DC in next 2, 2 DC in next, DC in next 3, HDC in next 3, SC2tog, Sl St in next 3. Fasten off.
With Right Side facing you, join white color into first Ch of 3-chain arch, Ch 2, yarn over, insert hook in next Ch and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook – you have 2 loops on your hook. Yarn over, insert hook in next Ch and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook – you have 3 loops on your hook, yarn over and draw through 3 loops, Ch 1. Fasten off.
Make a small heart Bow. Sew Cheeks, Nose and Bow on the Fox’s Face. With white yarn embroider the Ears. Sew on buttons for the eyes, or if you prefer, you can embroider them.
I hope you enjoyed this heart-shaped Fox applique free crochet pattern!
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