Friday, September 9, 2011

Free Crochet Dog Pattern - Crochet an Adorable Pup out of Yarn


The head and mouth are crocheted in the same way as those of the Miniature Dachshund. The black dog’s body and legs are crocheted in the same way as the Japanese Shiba, and the yellow dog's body and legs are crocheted like the standing Chihuahua. The tail is crocheted like the Chihuahua’s, and the rest of the parts are crocheted with a single color.
Materials
[Yellow]
• Beige thread, 0.42 oz
• Synthetic cotton
• Black plastic sewing buttons, 2 pieces, 0.24 inch
• Black nose, 1 piece, 0.47 inch
[Black]
• Black thread, 0.39 oz
• Synthetic cotton
• Brown plastic eyes, 2 pieces, 0.35 inch
• Black nose, 1 piece, 0.47 inch
ToolCrochet hook, No. 4/0
Step-by-Step Method
[Yellow]
1. Sew each body part.
2. Stuff cotton inside the head, body, and legs.
3. Attach the eyes on the head.
4. Attach the nose on the mouth and stuff cotton in it.
5. Attach the mouth to the head by rolled darning.
6. Pass the remaining thread through the last row of the body, and tie it tightly.
7. Pass the remaining thread through the last row of the head and tighten it lightly, then, attach it to the body by rolled darning.
8. Attach the legs to the body by rolled darning.
9. Fold the ears in half and sew each of them with the remaining thread.
10. Attach the ears to the head, and the tail to thebody by rolled darning.
[Black]
1–5. Same as above
6. Attach the body to the head by rolled darning.
7–9. Follow steps 8–10.
Courtesy of Ami Ami Dogs, by Mitsuki Hoshi. Harper Collins, 2011. Available at Amazon.com.


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