Materials:

  • Yarn: Nako Paris (40% acrylic, 60% polyamide, 100 g/145 m) – less than one skein, YarnArt Jeans (55% cotton, 45% acrylic, 50 g/160 m), YarnArt IRIS (100% cotton, 20 g/138 m, brown and black colors)
  • Hook size: 2.2 mm
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
BLO = back loop only
F.o. = fasten 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 baby deer pattern

Ears (make 2)
R 1: 4 sc in mc (4)
R 2: 4 sc
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*4 = 8
R 4: (2 sc, inc)*4 = 12
R 5-7: 12 sc (3 rows)
R 8: (dec)*6 = 6
F.o., leaving a tail for sewing.

Horns (make 2)
WIth YarnArt IRIS yarn in two threads!
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2-3: 6 sc (2 rows)
R 4: 6 sc, make 5 ch, from the 2nd ch from hook: 4 sc and continue crocheting in the round:
R 5-7: 6 sc (3 rows)
F.o., leaving a tail for sewing.

Head
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 = 12
R 3-4: 12 sc (2 rows)
R 5: (2 sc, inc)*4 = 16
R 6: 16 sc
R 7: 4 sc, 8 inc, 4 sc = 24
R 8: 4 sc, (1 sc, inc)*8, 4 sc = 32
R 9: 32 sc
R 10: (7 sc, inc)*4 = 36
R 11: (5 sc, inc)*6 = 42
R 12: (6 sc, inc)*6 = 48
R 13-19: 48 sc (7 rows)
R 20: (6 sc, dec)*6 = 42
R 21: (5 sc, dec)*6 = 36
R 22: (4 sc, dec)*6 = 30
R 23: (3 sc, dec)*6 = 24
R 24: (2 sc, dec)*6 = 18
R 25: (1 sc, dec)*6 = 12
R 26: (dec)*6 = 6
F.o.

Crochet deer tutorial head

Body
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)
R 5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
R 6: (4 sc, inc)*6 (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc)*6 = 42
R 8: (6 sc, inc)*6 = 48
R 9-14: 48 sc (6 rows)
R 15: 16 sc, 8 dec, 16 sc = 40
R 16-17: 40 sc (2 rows)
R 18: (8 sc, dec)*4 = 36
R 19: (4 sc, 1dec)*6 = 30
R 20-21: 30 sc (2 rows)
R 22: (3 sc, dec)*6 = 24
R 23-25: 24 sc (3 rows)
R 26: (3 sc, dec)*6 = 18
F.o., leaving a tail for sewing.

Arms (make 2)
With YarnArt Jeans yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: BLO 6 sc
R 3: 6 sc
Change to Nako Paris yarn:
R 4: (1 sc, inc)*3 = 9
R 5-6: 9 sc (2 rows)
R 7: (2 sc, inc)*3 = 12
R 8-10: 12 sc (3 rows)
R 11: (1 sc, dec)*3 = 9
R 12: (1 sc, dec)*3 = 6
F.o.

Crochet deer tutorial

Legs (make 2)
With YarnArt Jeans yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 = 12
R 3: BLO 12 sc
R 4: 12 sc
Change to Nako Paris yarn:
R 5: (3 sc, inc)*3 = 15
R 6-7: 15 sc (2 rows)
R 8: (4 sc, inc)*3 = 18
R 9-11: 18 sc (3 rows)
R 12: (1 sc, dec)*6 = 12
R 13: (dec)*6 = 6
F.o.

Tail
R 1: 4 sc in mc (4)
R 2: 4 sc
R 3: (inc)*4 = 8
R 4: (1 sc, inc)*4 = 12
R 5: (2 sc, inc)*4 = 16
R 6-8: 16 sc (3 rows)
R 9: (2 sc, dec)*4 = 12
R 10: (dec)*6 = 6
F.o., leaving a tail for sewing.

Amigurumi baby deer pattern

Sew horns and ears on the head. Embroider eyes and nose with black YarnArt IRIS yarn.
Sew head and tail to the body.