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Dog crochet pattern

Dog crochet patternMeasurements

Approximately 20cm/8in high and 116cm/6 1/4in along base.

Materials

2 x 50g (120m) balls of Yarn Stories Fine Merino & Baby Alpaca DK (70% wool, 30% alpaca) in Cream (2504) and 1 ball in Dove (2506).

Size 3.00 crochet hook; washable toy stuffing; small amount of black yarn for embroidery; small pieces of felt in white and black for eyes; a sewing or tapestry needle and matching thread.

Abbreviations

Ch, chain; st, stitch; dc, double crochet; slst, slip st; dc2tog, work 2dc together thus: [insert hook in next st, yarn round hook and pull through] twice, yarn round hook and pull through all 3 loops on hook.

Note

Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are therefore approximate. Instructions in square brackets are worked as stated after 2nd bracket.

Body

First side: With 3.00 hook and Cream, make 37ch for lower edge.

1st row: 1dc in 2nd ch from hook (counts as a st), 1dc in each ch to end, turn - 36 sts.

2nd row: 1ch (does not count as a st throughout entire instructions), dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 34 times, turn - 35 sts.

3rd row and 11 following alternate rows: 1ch, [1dc in next st] to end, turn.

4th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 33 times, turn - 34 sts.

6th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 32 times, turn - 33 sts.

8th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 29 times, dc2tog, turn - 31 sts.

10th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 27 times, dc2tog, turn - 29 sts.

12th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 25 times, dc2tog, turn - 27 sts.

14th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 23 times, dc2tog, turn - 25 sts.

16th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 21 times, dc2tog, turn - 23 sts.

18th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 19 times, dc2tog, turn - 21 sts.

20th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 17 times, dc2tog, turn - 19 sts.

22nd row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 15 times, dc2tog, turn - 17 sts.

24th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 13 times, dc2tog, turn - 15 sts.

26th row: Make 9ch for base of chin, 1dc in 2nd ch from hook (counts as 1 st), 1dc in each of next 7ch, [1dc in next st] 13 times, dc2tog, turn - 22 sts.

27th row: 1ch, [1dc in next st] 20 times, 2dc in next st, 1dc in last st, turn - 23 sts.

28th row: 1ch, [1dc in next st] 21 times, dc2tog, turn - 22 sts.

29th to 32nd rows: Repeat 27th and 28th rows, twice.

33rd row and 5 following alternate rows: 1ch, [1dc in next st] to end, turn.

34th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 18 times, dc2tog, turn - 20 sts.

36th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 16 times, dc2tog, turn - 18 sts.

38th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 14 times, dc2tog, turn - 16 sts.

40th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 12 times, dc2tog, turn - 14 sts.

42nd row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 10 times, dc2tog, turn - 12 sts.

44th row: 1ch, dc2tog, [1dc in next st] 8 times, dc2tog - 10 sts. Fasten off.

Edging: 1st round: With right side facing, using 3.00 hook, join Cream to one corner at lower edge, 1ch, work a round of dc evenly around outer edges, slst in 1ch, turn.

2nd and 3rd rounds: 1ch, [1dc in next st] to end, slst in 1ch, turn. Fasten off.

Second side: Work as first side, but working edging with opposite side of body facing.

To make up: Sew body pieces together, leaving an opening. Stuff, then close opening.

With 3.00 hook and Cream, work a round of slst into stitches of last round of edging evenly around. Fasten off and neaten ends. Cut 2 white circles and 2 smaller black circles from felt for eyes and sew eyes in place. Embroider nose and mouth in black.

Tail

With 3.00 hook and Dove, make 11ch.

1st row: 1dc in 2nd ch from hook (counts as a st), 1dc in each ch to end, turn - 10 sts.

2nd to 11th rows: 1ch, [1dc in next st] 10 times, turn.

12th row: 1ch, [dc2tog] 5 times - 5 sts. Fasten off, leaving a 40cm end. Thread end along last row, pull up tightly and secure with couple of stitches. Join row-ends together with a row of slst. Fasten off, but do not break off the yarn. Stuff and flatten end of tail and catch stitches together. With seam uppermost and in line with centre back seam, sew tail in place.

Ears

(make 2)

With 3.00 hook and Dove, make 9ch for base of ear.

1st row: 1dc in 2nd ch from hook (counts as a st), 1dc in each ch to end, turn - 8 sts.

2nd to 11th rows: 1ch, [1dc in next st] 8 times, turn.

12th row: 1ch, dc2tog, 1dc in each of next 4 sts, dc2tog, turn - 6 sts.

13th row: 1ch, dc2tog, 1dc in each of next 2 sts, dc2tog - 4 sts. Fasten off.

Edging: With right side facing, using 3.00 hook, rejoin Dove at lower edge of ear and omitting base edge, 1ch, work a row of dc evenly around outer edges of ear. Fasten off.

Sew on ears.

Patches

(make 4)

With 3.00 hook and Dove, make 5ch.

1st row: 1dc in 2nd ch from hook (counts as a st), 1dc in each of next 3ch, turn - 4 sts.

2nd row: 1ch, 2dc in first st, 1dc in each of next 2 sts, 2dc in last st, turn - 6 sts.

3rd row: 1ch, 2dc in first st, 1dc in each of next 4 sts, 2dc in last st, turn - 8 sts.

4th row: 1ch, [1dc in next st] 8 times, turn.

5th row: 1ch, dc2tog, 1dc in each of next 4 sts, dc2tog, turn - 6 sts.

6th row: 1ch, dc2tog, 1dc in each of next 2 sts, dc2tog, turn - 4 sts, do not break off yarn.

Edging: 1ch, work a round of dc evenly around outer edge, slst in 1ch. Fasten off. Sew two patches to each side of body.

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