Are you ready to settle into the post-holiday season with a little relaxation? Now is the perfect time to rediscover some of those hobbies that had to take a backseat during the holiday craziness.
Etsy shop LauLovesCrochet has a pattern to make the cutest little pair of cows you’ve ever seen — and it’s only $2.82. This adorable duo makes us moo-tivated to grab our crochet hook and look through our yarn collection so we can get started right away.
The instantly downloadable pattern (delivered as a PDF) comes with all the directions you’ll need to create this mama cow and her little calf. Along with the step-by-step instructions, the pattern creator included many photos to make the project as easy to follow as possible.
The clever design even integrates an internal pocket in the adult cow so the baby calf can hide inside. The pattern also includes optional extras, such as an ear tag for the adult cow and some grass for the mama and baby to eat.
It’s important to note that the pattern is listed as 18 pages long. So, the project may be suitable for advanced beginner-level crocheters or higher, simply due to the project length.
If you’re ready to get going on this darling duo, you’ll want to pick up some supplies, including:
- Yarn (the pattern designer recommends Patons Smoothie DK Yarn or other light-worsted weight skeins that are white, black, pale pink, yellow, green and beige)
- A 4-millimeter crochet hook (size G)
- Toy stuffing
- Embroidery thread (optional)
- A pair of 9-millimeter black eyes
- 2 sets of snap fasteners
- Scissors, yarn needle, thread and needle
When you download the pattern, you’ll find a complete list of the supplies needed to complete everything shown: the two cows, the tag, the grass, etc.
Then, just curl up in your favorite spot, grab your hook and enjoy some quiet time stitching together these cute critters.