FREE PATTERN: COTTON CANDY SHEEP

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We are the Cotton Candy Sheep!

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Haru! (Spring)

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Natsu! (Summer)

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Fuyu! (Winter)

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Akemashite omedetou! (Happy New Year)

With New Year comes new surprises. And here’s a surprise just for you! Sunshine Amigurumi’s first free pattern!

If you saw my post yesterday , it featured the Sunshine Amigurumi Cotton Candy Sheep in a stop motion animation. And now, you can make your very own Cotton Candy Sheep!

(Just a quick apology: I forgot to take step-by-step photos when I was making the sheep so please forgive the lack of photos. Sorry!)

Cotton Candy Sheep Pattern

Abbreviations
・Sl st: Slip Stich
・Ch: Chain
・Sc: single crochet
・Inv dec: invisible decrease
・Hdc: Half double crochet

Materials
・3.75 mm hook – for Eyelash Yarn
・2.5mm hook – for Peach Yarn
・Eyelash yarn in whatever colour you would like (This will be the Main Colour)
・Peach yarn
・Light pink yarn -for cheeks/flower (optional)
・2 black 4mm brads
・Black thread
・Darning needle
・Polyester fibrefill

Body
With Eyelash Yarn (and 3.75 mm hook):
Round 1: 6 sc in a magic circle (6)
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12)
Round 3: *2 sc, sc in next sc* repeat 6 times (18)
Round 4-6: sc in each sc around (18)
Round 7: *Sc, Inv dec* repeat 6 times (12)
Begin stuffing body
Round 8: Inv dec around (6)
Fasten Off and weave in ends

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Body

Face
With peach coloured yarn (and 2.5mm hook):
Round 1: 6 sc in a magic circle (6)
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12)
Round 3: *2 sc, sc in the next sc* repeat 6 times (18)
Round 4: *2sc, 2 sc in the next sc* repeat 6 times (24)
Fasten Off and leave a long end for sewing

Arms (make 2)
With peach coloured yarn (and 2.5mm hook):
Round 1: 4 sc in a magic circle (4)
Round 2 – 4: sc in each sc around (4)
Fasten Off and leave a long end for sewing

Legs (make 2)
With peach coloured yarn (and 2.5mm hook):
Round 1: 4 sc in a magic circle (4)
Round 2: sc in each sc around (4)
Fasten Off and leave a long end for sewing

Ears (make 2)
With peach coloured yarn (and 2.5mm hook):
Round 1: Ch 4
Round 2: 3 Hdc in 2nd chain from hook, sc, chain.
Fasten Off and leave a long end for sewing

Assembly
・Insert brads into face between 2nd and 3rd rounds
・Sew on the nose and mouth with the black thread. You may sew the mouth in any expression to give your sheep its own personality
・Sew on head and other limbs

Unfortunately, the only ‘work in progress’ picture I have is the one of the body, but I took close ups of the faces of the sheep so you can see where the facial features go

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Close up of Fuyu’s face

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Close up of Natsu’s face

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Close up of Haru’s face

If you would like, you could also add cheeks (like Haru’s) or even some accessories like the flower on Haru’s head

To add cheeks: Sew light pink thread in a horizontal line just beneath the eyes

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Close up of cheeks

To add a flower:
Round 1: 5 sc in a Magic Circle (5)
Round 2: Sl st in next sc. In the same sc; *Ch 2, 2 Hdc, Ch 2. Sl st inside the circle* repeat around
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing
Sew flower next to ear

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Close up of flower

I would like you to know that this is my first time writing a pattern so if you find any mistakes, please tell me quickly so I can fix it! I hope you enjoy making these sheep as much as I did! Please show me photos of your sheep in the comments below! What kind of personality does your sheep have?

This is an original Sunshine Amigurumi pattern so please do not claim it as your own
You may share the pattern by linking it to your site. But please don’t repost it!
Also, please use this pattern for personal use only. Thanks!