Panda Bear

Brunswick Windmist (1.75 oz) 2 skeins Black (MC)
and 1 skein White Brunswick Fore 'n Aft Sport (CC)
Small amount for mouth.
Crochet hook size H8
Stuffing
2 animal eyes and one animal nose
Red satin ribbon 7/8" wide and 30" in length
Measures approx. 15"
Gauge: 7 sts in pat = 2" and 10 rows in pat = 3"
NOTE: Always end with sl st in first sc at end of rnd.

Leg: (make 2): With MC, ch 3 and close into a ring with sl st in first ch.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 8 sc in ring.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around (16sc)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc* rep from * to * around (24sc)
Rnds 4-25: Ch 1, sc in each sc around. Fasten off MC.
Body: Rnd 1: With right side facing, skip first 6 sts of first Leg, join CC in next sc, ch 1, sc in each of next 12 sc, skip last 6 sts of same Leg, skip first 6 sts of second Leg, sc in each of next 18 sc of second Leg, sc in each of first 6 skipped sc of second Leg, sc in each of last 6 skipped sc of first Leg, sc in each of first 6 skipped sc of first Leg, ending at side seam (48sc)
Rnds 2-12: ch 1, sc in each sc around.
Front: Row 13: Ch 1, dec 1 sc in next 2 sts, sc in each of next 20sc, dec 1 sc in next 2 sts (22sc), turn, leaving rem sts unworked.
Rows 14-16: Ch 1, dec 1 sc in next 2 sts, sc in each sc across to within last 2 sts, dec 1 sc in last 2 sts (16 sc at end of last row), turn. Fasten off CC.
Back: With right side facing, join CC in next free sc in Rnd 12, rep Rows 13-16 of Front.
Neck: Neck is worked in rnds, joining Front and Back in first rnd. Rnd 17: Ch 1, *dec 1 sc in next 2 sts* rep from * to * across Back, rep from * to * across Front (16sc), sl st in first sc to join.
Rnd 18: Ch 1, sc in each sc around.
Rnd 19: Ch 1, * dec 1 sc in next 2 sts * rep from * to * around (8sc)
Rnd 20: Rep Rnd 18. Fasten off CC, leaving a sewing length. Weave length through last rnd of sts, draw tight to close opening and secure.
Arm: (make 2): With MC, ch 3 and close into a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 7 sc in ring.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around (14sc).
Row 3: Ch 1, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc * rep from * to * across (21sc), do not sl st to join.
Rows 4-16: Ch 1, sc in each sc across.
Arm Shaping: Rows 17-24: Ch 1, dec 1 sc in next 2 sts, sc in each sc across to within last 2 sts, dec 1 sc in next 2 sts (5 sc rem at end of last row). Fasten off MC.
Head: With CC, ch 9. Row 1: (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across (8sc), turn.
Rows 2-3: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc across (32sc at end of last row), turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each of next 2 sc, *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc * rep from * to * across (42 sc), turn.
Rows 5-16: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Front: Row 17: Ch 1, dec 1 sc in first 2 sts, sc in each of next 17sc, dec 1 sc in next 2 sts (19sc), turn.
Rows 18-22: Ch 1, dec 1 sc in first 2 sts, sc in each sc across to within last 2 sts, dec 1 sc in last 2 sts (9 sc at end of last row). Fasten off CC.
Back: With right side facing, join CC in next free sc in Row 16 of Head, rep Rows 18-22 of Front.
Left Ear: First Half: With right side facing, join MC in first row-end sc of Row 17 of Front of Head.
Row 1: Ch 1, working up dec edge of Head, sc in each row-end sc across (6 sc) turn.
Rows 2-3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Rows 4-5: Ch 1, dec 1 sc in first 2 sts, sc in each sc across to within last 2 sts, dec 1 sc in last 2 sts, turn ( 2 dc at end of last row). Fasten off MC at end of last row.
Second Half: With right side facing, join MC in first row-end sc of Row 22 of Back. Working down dec edge of Head rep Rows 1-5 of First Half.
Right Ear: First Half: With right side facing, join MC in first row-end sc of Row 17 of Back. Rep Rows 1-5 of First Half of Left Ear.
Second Half: With right side facing, join MC in first row-end sc of Row 22 of Front.Working down dec edge of Head, rep Rows 1-5 of First Half of Left Ear.
Muzzle: With CC, ch 3 and close into a ring with sl st in first ch. Rnd 1: Ch 1, 7 sc in ring.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around (14 sc).
Rnd 3: Ch 1, * sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc * rep from * to * around. Fasten off CC, leaving a sewing length.
Eye Piece: (make 2): With MC, ch 3 and close into a ring with sl st in first ch. Rep Rnds 1-2 of Muzzle. Fasten off MC.
Finishing: Sew Arm seams from Rnd 2 to beg of Arm Shaping. Stuff Legs and Body through armhole. Stuff Arms and sew to Body as in picture. Sew Head tog. at side seam and around Ears, leaving top of Head open. Sew Plastic Nose in centre of Muzzle and stuff Muzzle and Head. With embroidery thread, sew facial markings as in photo. Tie ribbon around the neck.