Valentine’s Day Sloth Crochet Pattern

Hi everyone! Today I’m sharing a super adorable Valentine’s Day Sloth crochet pattern with you. It’s quick, and easy, and perfect for anyone you might want to give a gift to this Valentine’s Day! Enjoy!

Sloth Crochet Pattern

Valentines Day Sloth Pattern

Materials Needed:

  • Dark brown worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Tan worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Natural worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Pink worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Red worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Light green worsted (4) weight yarn
  • 3.50 mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • 2 safety eyes
  • Stuffing
  • A pipe cleaner

Terms Needed: Sc = single crochet, Sc2tog = single crochet 2 together, ss = slip stitch, ch = chain, st = stitch, mc = magic circle, HDC = half double crochet

Sloth Head:

Start with tan yarn.

Row 1: Sc 6 in mc. Ss to first st. (6 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss to first st. (12 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1, ( 2 sc in  next st, sc), repeat around. Ss to first st. (18 sts)

Rows 4-6: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Sc to first st. (18 sts)

Row 7: Ch 1. ( Sc2tog, sc), repeat around. Ss to first st. (12 sts).

Stuff work.

Row 8: Ch 1. Sc2tog around. Ss to first st. (6 sts)

Bind off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew hole closed.

Sloth Face:

Start with natural yarn.

Row 1: Ch 5, turn. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. Flip piece over and continue to sc in the free loops of the chs. Ss to first st of row. (8 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sc 2 in next st) repeat to end of row. Ss. (12 sts)

Bind off. Sew piece to center of head. You should be sewing the face to the part of the head where you started with the magic circle.

Sloth Eye Patches (make 2):

Start with dark brown yarn.

Row 1: Ch 3, turn. HDC in 2nd ch from hook and remaining ch. (2 sts)

Bind off. Secure the safety eyes to the eye patches, then sew the eye patches so that they overlap with the face on either side. Using leftover dark brown thread, add a nose and a mouth.

Sloth Body:

Start with tan yarn.

Row 1: Sc 7 in mc. Ss. (7 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss. (14 sts)

Rows 3-4: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (14 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sts) repeat to end of row. Ss. (12 sts)

Rows 6: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (12 sts)

Row 7: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts) repeat to end of row. Ss. (10 sts)

Rows 8: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (10 sts)

Bind off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff body, then sew body to bottom of head.

Sloth Arms (make 2):

Start with tan yarn.

Row 1: Sc 5 in mc. Ss. (5 sts)

Rows 2-8: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (5 sts)

Bind off, leaving a tail for sewing.

Sloth Legs (make 2):

Start with tan yarn.

Row 1: Sc 5 in mc. Ss. (5 sts)

Rows 2-7: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (5 sts)

Bind off, leaving a tail for sewing.

Sew arms and legs to body. Weave in all ends.

For the heart:

Start with pink yarn.

Row 1: Sc 4 in mc. Ss. (4 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss. (8 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (8 sts)

Bind off, and repeat rows 1-3 to create a 2nd piece. Do not bind off.

Row 4: Ch 1. Sc 4. Switch to 2nd piece. Sc 8. Switch back to first piece. Sc 4. Ss  to first st of row. (16 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts) repeat to end of row. Ss. (12 sts)

Row 6: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc in next st.) Repeat to end of row. Ss. (8 sts)

Row 7: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts) repeat to end of row. Ss. (6 sts)

Stuff heart.

Row 8: Ch 1. Sc2tog around row. Bind off, and weave in ends. I did not sew this heart to the sloth’s arms, but you certainly can if you want.

For the rose:

Start with red yarn.

Row 1: Sc 6 in mc. Ss to first st. (6 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss to first st. (12 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1. Sc in next 5 sts. (6 sts)

Rows 4-6: Ch 1, turn. Sc across. (5 sts)

Bind off. Roll up the rose from the rounded side, then sew it in place when you have it in the right position.

For the leaves (make 2):

Start with light green yarn.

Row 1: Ch 4, turn. Starting in 2nd ch from hook, Sc, sc, HDC 2 in last ch. Working on the other side of the row, HDC 2 more times into the same st, sc, sc, ss to first st of row. (8 sts)

Bind off. Sew leaves to bottom of rose.

For the stem:

Bend the pipe cleaner in half. Cut the end until the stem is your desired length. Using light green yarn, tie yarn to pipe cleaner, then sc across the pipe cleaner until you reach the end. Bend both ends of the pipe cleaner in to secure the sts. Bind off, and sew the pipe cleaner to the leaves of the rose. Weave in any remaining ends.

I hope you enjoyed this pattern. As always, happy crocheting!!

Gillian

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