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Friebel, crochet mouse pattern

After many modifications to my original idea, Friebel the crochet mouse is finished!

House mouse crochet pattern

amigurumi mouse pattern

This pattern is the perfect celebration of all the little mice that came and visited my garden the past few months. It may be, that because of all those lively creatures, I became very critical about how my crochet mouse should look. When I started this pattern, I had a standing crochet mouse in mind. But when all the parts were finished and I had made a first prototype, the mouse looked like Bamse on a diet. Oh dear, that wasn’t at all good.

So, I frogged everything except for the rather sweet head and started all over. While working on a more classic doll shaped body, I realised it suited a crochet mouse much better as mice are such adaptable and playful animals. For the standing version I had made little pink hands and feet and when I gave the mouse doll such hands and feet, that didn’t work out either. Yet another modification had to be made. Even the tail became different that I had anticipated.

Of course there were moments during this process that I got annoyed I had to start over again, but that is a part of the designing process. Every crochet animal doll needs to have the proportions matching that specific animal and I cannot be satisfied until I adore what I see. There has to be a certain perfection in the cuteness. And in the end it is so rewarding to cherish the new creation.

Info about & links to buy the pattern

This cute mouse is made with Istex Lett Lopi, a worsted weight wool. He is 13 cm / 5.1 inch when sitting. All the additional information you need to know about this pattern you can find in the shop listings. You can buy this pattern in my shop at Ravelry, Etsy or order it here. It contains a clear and colour coded description of how to crochet and assemble the mouse with example pictures at the bottom to help you get everything right. In the pattern you can also find what materials you need, the yarn colour numbers, in short, everything you need to know to make your own little friend.

And heads up, the pattern has a one dollar release discount till Friday the 15th.

Trin, crochet mouse pattern.

My little friend of the forest, the adventurer mouse Trin, is finished.

gehaakte muis, amigurumi mouse

I’m very happy with the result. Making realistic crochet animals is fun, but designing a doll like this is exciting, because I create a completely new character, like a game figure. This crochet mouse amigurumi is an adventurer, travelling through the forest.

Trin is approximately 6.5 inch/16.5 cm tall when made with worsted weight yarn. I’ve used Istex Lett lopi to make this mouse, it is a 100% wool with a lot of fuzziness.

Because this is one of my first patterns, it received an update in march 2018. The new pattern is written like the free ones here, in standard American crochet terms. It contains a clear description of how to crochet and assemble this animal, with extra illustrations and example pictures at the bottom to help you get everything right. In the pattern you can also find what materials you need, the yarn colour numbers, in short, everything you need to know to make your own adventurer mouse. All the additional information you need to know about this pattern you can find in the shop listings. You can buy this pattern in my Ravelry shop, Etsy shop and you can also order the pattern directly from me here.

The acorns you can also find in a free pattern here, ‘the oak leaves and acorns pattern‘.

Trin is extra special to me because he resembles the style of my illustrations. And he could easily be the character in a children’s book.

This mouse is called Trin because of the mouse we tried to safe from a cat attack in Trin-Mulin in Switzerland. The mouse died and the cat went home to his food bowl.