Materials:

  • Yarn: Alize Cotton Gold #610 for sweater, #493 – brown, YarnArt Jeans #07- beige, #83 – for muzzle, white for whites of the eyes and pink for cheeks
  • Hook size: 1.5 mm
  • 8 mm half beads for eyes
  • Textile glue
  • Black embroidery floss
  • One button for decoration
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
BLO = back loop only
FLO = front loop only
F.o. = finish off
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
(…) * 6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Free crochet bull pattern

Legs (make 2)
With beige yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: BLO 18 sc
Change to brown yarn:
R 5: BLO 18 sc
R 6: 18 sc
F.o.

Don’t cut the yarn when you will finish the second leg!

From second leg: 3 ch, join to the first leg with sl st.
Continue crocheting the body in the round:

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Body-head
Stuff as you go.
R 7: 18 sc on the first leg, 3 sc in 3 ch, 18 sc on the second leg, 3 sc in 3 ch (opposite side) (42)
R 8: (6 sc, inc) * 6 (48)
R 9: (7 sc, inc) * 6 (54)
R 10: (8 sc, inc) * 6 (60)
R 11: 60 sc
Change to sweater color:
R 12-13: 60 sc (2 rows)
Change to white yarn:
R 14: 60 sc
Change to sweater color:
R 15: 60 sc
R 16: (8 sc, dec) * 6 (54)
R 17: 54 sc
R 18: (7 sc, dec) * 6 (48)
R 19: 48 sc
R 20: (6 sc, dec) * 6 (42)
R 21-22: 42 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 23: BLO 42 sc
R 24-25: 42 sc (2 rows)
R 26: (5 sc, dec) * 6 (36)
R 27-29: 36 sc (3 rows)
R 30: (4 sc, dec) * 6 (30)
R 31-32: 30 sc (2 rows)
R 33: (3 sc, dec) * 6 (24)
R 34: (2 sc, dec) * 6 (18)
R 35: (1 sc, dec) * 6 (12)
R 36: (dec) * 6 (6)
F.o.Collar
Go to the R 22, join sweater color yarn and crochet:
R 1: FLO 2 ch, (6 dc, 2 dc in one st) * 6 (48)
Change to white yarn:
R 2: 1 ch, 48 sc, sl st
F.o.

Arms (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (1 sc, inc) * 3 (9)
R 3: 9 sc
Change to sweater color:
R 4-8: 9 sc (5 rows)
Fold top of arm flat and 4 sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet bull tutorial arms

Sew arms to the body between R 19 and R 20.Muzzle
Make 4 ch.
R 1: From the 2nd ch from hook: inc, 1 sc, 4 sc in last st, turn and crochet on the opposite side of the chain: 1 sc, inc (10)
R 2: (1 sc, inc) * 5 (15)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet bull tutorial

Sew muzzle to the head between R 23 and R 27.Ears (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc) * 6 (24)
Fold top of ear flat and 3 sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet bull tutorials

Sew ears to the head between R 31 and R 32.Horns (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
2-3: 6 sc (2 rows)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet bull tutorial

Sew horns to the head from R 34-35.Glue eyes close to the muzzle at the distance of 4 stitches from each other.

Embroider eyebrows, nose and mouth with black floss.
Embroider whites of the eyes with white yarn.
Embroider cheeks with pink yarn.