Crocheted Dog

Materials:
1. Brown, gold, white and black yarn
2. Scissors
3. Stuffing
4. Darning needle
5. Black buttons for eyes

Head:
1. With brown yarn. 6sc in magic circle. [6]
2. 2sc in each st around. [12]
3. (1sc in first st. 2sc in next st.) x 6 [18]
4. (1sc in first 2st. 2sc in next st.) x 6 [24]
5. (1sc in first 3st. 2sc in next st.) x 6 [30]
6. (1sc in first 4st. 2sc in next st.) x 6 [36]
7. (1sc in first 5st. 2sc in next st.) x 6 [42]
8. (1sc in first 6st. 2sc in next st.) x 6 [48]
9. (1sc in first 7st. 2sc in next st.) x 6 [54]
10. (1sc in first 8st. 2sc in next st.) x 6 [60]
11. 1sc in each st around for 10 rows. [60]
12. (1sc in first 8st. Sc2tog) x 6 [54]
13. 1sc in each st around. [54]
14. (1sc in first 7st. Sc2tog) x 6 [48]
15. 1sc in each st around. [48]
16. (1sc in first 6st. Sc2tog) x 6 [36]
17. (1sc in first 5st. Sc2tog) x 6 [30]
18. (1sc in first 4st. Sc2tog) x 6 [24]
19. (1sc in first 3st. Sc2tog) x 6 [18]
20. (1sc in first 2st. Sc2tog) x 6 [12]
21. (1sc in first st. Sc2tog) x 6 [6]
22. Sc2tog until gap is small enough to sew closed. Remember to stuff before you close the gap.

Body:
1. With brown. Pick up 24 stitches where the body should be.
2. 1sc in each st around. [24]
3. Change to gold. (1sc in first 3st. 2sc in the next st.) x 6 [30]
4. (1sc in the first 4st. 2sc in the next st.) x 6 [36]
5. 1sc in each st around for 2 rows. [36]
6. (1sc in the first 5st. 2sc in the next st.) x 6 [42]
7. (1sc in the first 6st. 2sc in the next st.) x 6 [48]
8. 1sc in each st around. [48]
9. (1sc in the first 7st. 2sc in the next st.) x 6 [54]
10. 1sc in each st around for 4 rows. [54]
11. (1sc in the first 7st. Sc2tog) x 6 [48]
12. (1st in the first 6st. Sc2tog) x 6 [42]
13. (1sc in the first 5st. Sc2tog) x 6 [36]
14. Continue onto the legs.

Legs:
1. With gold yarn. The legs continue from the body.
2. Divide the body in half to form the legs. If you need help creating the legs, click on this link here: Crocheted Disgust from Inside Out.
3. If you don’t want to create the legs that way, you can finish up the body by decreasing all the way to “Sc2tog” and attach the legs separately or pick up stitches where the legs should be.
4. Each leg should have 18 stitches each.
5. 1sc in each st around for 5 rows. [18]
6. Change to brown yarn. 1sc in each st around for 2 rows. [18]
7. (1sc in the first 4st. Sc2tog) x 3 [15]
8. (1sc in the first 3st. Sc2tog) x 3 [12]
9. (1sc in the first 2st. Sc2tog) x 3 [9]
10. (1sc in the first st. Sc2tog) x 3 [6]
11. Sc2tog until gap is small enough to sew closed. Remember to stuff before you close the gap.
12. Repeat for the other leg.

Arms:
1. With brown yarn. 6sc in magic circle. [6]
2. 2sc in each st around. [12]
3. 1sc in each st around for 2 rows. [12]
4. Change to gold. 1sc in each st around for 15 rows. [12]
5. Sew the gap closed and sew to body. Remember to stuff before you close the gap.
6. Repeat for the other arm.

Ears:
1. With brown yarn. 6sc in magic circle. [6]
2. 2sc in each st around. [12]
3. 1sc in each st around for 2 rows. [12]
4. (1sc in first st. 2sc in the next st.) x 6 [18]
5. 1sc in each st around. [18]
6. (1sc in the first 2st. 2sc in the next st.) x 6 [24]
7. 1sc in each st around for 5 rows. [24]
8. (1sc in the first 2st. Sc2tog) x 6 [18]
9. 1sc in each st around. [18]
10. (1sc in the first st. Sc2to) x 6 [6]
11. 1sc in each st around.
12. Sew gap closed and sew onto the head where the ears should be.
13. The ears do not need to be stuffed. Just flatten them before attaching to the head.

Dog’s snout:
1. With brown yarn. Pick up 24 stitches where the nose should be. [24]
2. 1sc in each st around for 3 rows. [24]
3. (1sc in the first 4 st. Sc2tog) x 4 [20]
4. Sc2tog until gap is small enough to sew closed. Remember to stuff before you close the gap.

Scarf:
1. With white yarn. Chain 23.
2. 1sc in each chain starting with the second chain from the hook. [22]
3. 1sc in each st for 6-7 rows. This depends on how thick you want the scarf to be.
4. Place around neck when finished and sew ends together.

Face:
1. Attach buttons for eyes.
2. Embroider nose, mouth and eyebrows.

Tail:
1. With brown yarn. 6sc in magic circle. [6]
2. (1sc in the first st. 2sc in the next st.) x 2 [8]
3. 1sc in each st around for 12 rows. [8]
4. Stuff and sew onto body.

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