Animal Patches (appliques)

Issue: 71


Animal Patches / appliques by Emma Friedlander-Collins
These adorable appliqué designs can be sewn onto any favourite jumper for a quick and easy update, or even added to jewellery or festive makes for a personal touch.
Find the pattern in issue 71 of Inside Crochet magazine.

● Debbie Bliss Rialto Chunky, 100% Merino wool, 50g/60m/66yds
Yarn A: Rust 05 x 1 ball
Yarn B: Ecru 03 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Black 01 x 1 ball
● 6.5mm hook
● Yarn needle
● Two black sequins
● Matching needle and thread


● Hayfield Bonus DK, 100% acrylic, 100g/280m/306yds
Yarn A: Chocolate 947 x 1 ball
Yarn B: Black 965 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Walnut 927 x 1 ball
● 4mm hook
● Yarn needle
● Two black sequins
● Matching needle and thread

● Robin Chunky, 100% acrylic, 100g/140m/153yds
Yarn A: Silver 027 x 1 ball
Yarn B: White 040 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Raven 044 x 1 ball
● 5.5mm hook
● Yarn needle
● Two black sequins
● Matching needle and thread

These appliqué designs are perfect for using up scraps of yarn, and the yarns listed are only suggestions. Pick yarns from your stash then choose a hook size to match. If you want to make all three, we suggest a yarn such as Hayfield Bonus DK or Rico Design Essentials Soft Merino Aran, which come in a good selection of shades.

Fox is approximately 15cm/6in wide and 12cm/5in tall.
Moose is approximately 12cm/ 5in wide and 15cm/6in tall.
Wolf is approximately 15cm/6in wide and 18cm/7in tall.

Emma is a crochet designer who has written two books, Crochet Dress-Up and Big Hook Crochet. Read her blog at

This pattern is tagged with:

Accessories: Appliques

Designer: Emma Friedlander-Collins

Yarn Type: 4-ply, Chunky, DK

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