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Crochet Puppy

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®

Lion Brand Yarn

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Pattern Number: 70195A
Image of Crochet Puppy

One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this pocket pal puppy dog is sure to be a favorite!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 10 in. (25.5 cm) tall
CORRECTIONS: None

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MATERIALS QTY ALT QTY
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620-098 Wool-Ease Yarn: Natural Heather A 1  
 · 
620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black B 1  
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm) 1  
 · 
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 1  
 · 
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) 1  
·Polyester fiberfill

Color (A)
Wool-Ease®

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Color (B)
Wool-Ease®

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Wool-Ease®
Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy  Denim Blue Mist
Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy Denim Blue Mist
Seaspray Mink Brown  Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey
Seaspray Mink Brown Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey
Black Mustard Blossom Eggplant Gold  Sage  Avocado Chestnut Heather
Black Mustard Blossom Eggplant Gold Sage Avocado Chestnut Heather
Forest Green Heather  Paprika Denim Twist Pumpkin Wood Multi White/Multi Wheat Mushroom
Forest Green Heather Paprika Denim Twist Pumpkin Wood Multi White/Multi Wheat Mushroom
White Frost
White Frost

Crochet Puppy
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

14 sc + 17 rows = 4 in. (10 cm). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
sc3tog Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. (Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) twice. Yarn over, draw through all 4 loops on hook.

NOTES:

Puppy is worked in continuous rnds, do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed. Place a marker for beg of rnd. Move marker up as each rnd is completed.

PUPPY
Head

Beg at top of head, with A, ch 4; join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Work 2 sc in each ch around - 8 sc.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 16 sc.
Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 4: *Sc in sc, work 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnds 5-10: Work even in sc.
Rnd 11: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc, rep from * around - 16 sc.
Rnd 12: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc, rep from * around - 12 sc.
Rnd 14: Sc in each sc around.
Divide for Front and Back Front
Row 1:
Ch 5, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3 ch for shoulder, sc across 6 sts of head, leave remaining head sts unworked; ch 5, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc into next 3 ch for shoulder, sc in each sc across - 14 sc.
Rows 2-5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 10 sc; leave last 4 sc unworked.
Fasten off.
Back
From RS, join A at corner along opposite edge of beg ch of shoulders.
Row 1: Sc across 4 sts of shoulder, sc across 6 sts of head, sc across 4 sts of shoulder - 14 sc.
Rep Rows 2-6 of Front. Do not fasten off.
Join Front and Back
Rnd 1:
Sc across 14 sts of back, sc across 14 sts of front - 28 sc.
Rnds 2-11: Sc in each sc around. Do not fasten off.
Divide for Legs
Rnd 1: Sc in next 6 sc, skip 15 sc, sc in next 7 sc.
Rnds 2-10: Sc in each sc around.
Finish Leg: Do not count or mark beg of rnd; work (sc2tog) 9 times, sl st in the next st. Fasten off.
Second Leg: Skip 1 sc along last row worked on body, join A in next sc, sc in next 13 sc, place marker for beg of rnd. Complete to match first leg. Fasten off. Stuff Head, Body and Legs.
Arms
From RS, join A at underarm.
Rnd 1: Work 14 sc evenly spaced around armhole - 14 sc.
Rnds 2-13: Sc in each sc around.
Stuff Arm.
Finish Arm:
Do not count or mark beg of rnd; work (sc2tog) 10 times, sl st in the next st. Fasten off.
Rep for other Arm.

Ear (make 2)
From RS, join A to side of top of head.
Row 1: With A, work 3 sc along top of head for base of ear - 3 sc.
Rows 2-5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last sc - 4 sc.
Rows 7 and 8: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across - 6 sc.
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog - 4 sc.
Row 10: (Sc2tog) twice - 2 sc.
Fasten off.

Tail
From RS, join A at lower back.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in a ring at lower back - 6 sc.
Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around.
Rep Rnd 2 until tail measures 1 in. (2.5 cm).
Next Rnd: (Sc3tog) 2 times. Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail. Weave tail through stitches of last rnd and pull tight.

Spot (make 12 or desired amount)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl st in first sc - 8 sc.
Fasten off.

Nose
With B, ch 3 tightly. Continue to work tightly or use a smaller hook.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and next ch - 2 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew spots onto Puppy. Sew nose to center front of head.
With B, embroider eyes above nose.
Weave in ends.


 

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
Click for explanation and illustration courtesy of Lion Brand Yarn

beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side sc = single crochet
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)


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