This adorable crochet Mouse applique is perfect to embellish kid’s clothes, baby blankets, hats, scarfs or bags! You can also make a cute Mouse pin or use this applique for kid’s room decor!
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This crochet Mouse applique also will look great on a handmade greeting card. Here are some ideas for handmade cards embellished with crochet appliques.
I made my Mouse appliques with sport weight yarn. You can experiment with different yarn weights to make your appliques in different sizes.
You may also like my other mouse appliques – crochet heart Mickey and Minnie Mouse!
Crochet Mouse Applique Pattern
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Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
DC2tog – double crochet 2 stitches together
HDC – half double crochet
Rnd – round
SC- single crochet
Sl St – slip stitch
St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)
This Mouse applique is about 3-1/2” (9 cm) tall.
- Light weight #3 or sport weight #2 yarn (I used Premier Cotton Fair #2 yarn)
Hook and other materials:
- Crochet hook E/3.5 mm
- Small buttons
- Black embroidery floss
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Working in top of a stitch
When instructed to work into the top of a stitch, insert hook under two loops highlighted in green in direction of arrow.
To make this Mouse applique, you need to make head, body and small bow.
Rnd 1. Sl St in 2nd Ch and in next Ch, SC in each of next 2 Chs, HDC in next Ch, DC in each of next 2 Chs, working under 2 loops – 5 DC in last Ch, first ear – *Ch 3, DC2tog in top of last DC (see Note), Ch 3, Sl St in top of last DC (see Note)*, 3 DC in same last Ch, repeat from * to * for the second ear, continue on opposite side of the Chain: DC in each of next 2 Chs, HDC in next Ch, SC in each of next 2 Chs, Sl St in each of next 2 Chs. Fasten off.
Rnd 1. Sl St in 2nd Ch and in next Ch, SC in each of next 2 Chs, HDC in each of next 2 Chs, DC in each of next 2 Chs, working under 2 loops – 8 DC in last Ch, continue on opposite side of the Chain: DC in each of next 2 Chs, HDC in each of next 2 Chs, SC in each of next 2 Chs, Sl St in each of next 2 Chs.
Rnd 2. Ch 2, Sl St in first St of previous Rnd and in next St, SC in each of next 8 Sts, 2 SC in each of next 5 Sts, tail – Ch 10, Sl St in 2nd Ch and in each of next 7 Chs, skip last Ch, Sl St in next St of Rnd 1, SC in each of next 7 Sts, Sl St in next St, Sl St in 1st Ch of Ch 2 at beginning of this Rnd. Fasten off.
Ch 4, working under 2 loops – 2 DC in 4th Ch, Ch 3, Sl St in same Ch, Ch 3, 2 DC in same Ch, Ch 3, Sl St in same Ch. Leave tail about 5-6” long, cut off yarn. Wrap the tail 3-4 times around the center of the bow. Fasten off.
Sew head and body together, sew on a bow, and embroider the eye. Sew on a button for the nose (for babies and small children items – embroider the nose on). Block your applique as necessary.
I hope you enjoyed this crochet Mouse applique free pattern!
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