This cute 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 also use it to embellish your kid’s clothing or blankets.
This crochet Fox applique with the text ” Have a Fox-y Valentine’s Day!” will look great on a handmade Valentine’s Day greeting card. All my DIY cards embellished with crochet appliques can be found HERE.
You may also like my other heart-shaped appliques: crochet Giraffe applique, crochet Elephant applique, crochet Koala applique, and crochet Tiger applique.
All my crochet heart-shaped appliques can be found on this blog HERE.
Fox Applique – Crochet Pattern
The pattern for this crochet Fox applique is also available as a print-friendly, styled, and advertisement-free PDF file. You can get it from my Etsy Shop. Free pattern is below.
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(See a list of crochet abbreviations used in patterns by yarn industry designers and publishers HERE)
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”.
Paton Grace, light weight # 3 yarn (100% mercerized cotton), color – fiesta
Paton Grace, light weight # 3 yarn (100% mercerized cotton), color – snow
Paton Grace, light weight # 3 yarn (100% mercerized cotton), color – night
Hook and other materials:
Small buttons (I used 6 mm black buttons)
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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 color fiesta, Ch 4;
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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 in center.
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 color snow, 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.
With color night, make magic ring;
Rnd 1. Ch 1, 8 SC in ring, Sl St to join.
With color fiesta, 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 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!
thank you so much. I have a grandaughter that loves foxes so I want to make her a hat and put this fox on it.
My daughter’s school mascot is a vixen! I love your pattern. What size buttons do you use for the eyes? Thank you
I used 6 mm buttons.