Valentino, the Bear

designed by Evelyn McDermand



2   yards ribbon, cord or plastic lacing
1 key ring or lanyard hook
81 white pony beads
3 black pony beads
1 red heart bead (with horizontal holes)
Scrap of red inch ribbon for bow

Special Instructions:  Begin with the first bead of the head.  Then make the ears and continue with the pattern. Take the scrap piece of ribbon and weave it through the last bead of the row consisting of 4 beads (under the nose).  Tie a bow and add a drop of glue to the knot to secure.