April 14, 2018

Puppy Dog

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FINISHED SIZE:
6-7 in / 15-17 cm height
6-7 in / 15-17 cm width

Materials:
  • worsted weight yarn
  • size G (4mm) crochet hook
  • yarn needle
  • fiberfill

Abbreviations:

MR = Magic Ring
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
Inc = 2 sc in one stitch
Dec = sc2tog or invisible decrease
sts = stitches
F/O = Fasten Off


Instructions:


EYE SPOT

With brown yarn, 6 sc into MR.
Rnd 1: (Inc)x6. (12)
Sl st in next sc.
F/O.


HEAD

With white yarn, 6 sc into MR.
Rnd 1: (Inc)x6. (12)
Rnd 2: (Sc, Inc)x6. (18)
Rnd 3: (Sc 2, Inc)x6. (24)
Rnd 4: (Sc 3, Inc)x6. (30)
Rnd 5: (Sc 4, Inc)x6. (36)
Rnd 6: (Sc 5, Inc)x6. (42)
Rnd 7: (Sc 6, Inc)x6. (48)
Rnds 8-13 (6 Rnds): Sc 48. (48)
Rnd 14: (Dec, sc 6)x6. (42)
Rnds 15-16: Sc 42. (42)
Rnd 17: (Dec, sc 5)x6. (36)
Rnds 18-19: Sc 36. (36)
Rnd 20: (Dec, sc 4)x6. (30)
Rnd 21: Sc 30. (30)
Rnd 22: (Dec, sc 3)x6. (24)
Rnd 23: Sc 24. (24)
Place one safety eye through Eye Spot, then attach between Rnds 16 and 17.
Attach other safety eye between Rnds 16 and 17.
Add fiberfill. Continue adding fiberfill until piece is fastened off.
Rnd 24: (Dec, sc 2)x6. (18)
Rnd 25: (Dec, sc)x6. (12)
Rnd 26: (Dec)x6. (6)
F/O, thread yarn through remaining sts.


BODY

With brown yarn, 6 sc into MR.
Rnd 1: (Inc)x6. (12)
Rnd 2: (Sc, Inc)x6. (18)
Rnd 3: (Sc 2, Inc)x6. (24)
Rnd 4: (Sc 3, Inc)x6. (30)
F/O brown yarn.
Attach white yarn.
Rnd 5: Sc 30. (30)
Rnd 6: (Sc 4, Inc)x6. (36)
Rnd 7: (Sc 5, Inc)x6. (42)
Rnd 8: Sc 42. (42)
Rnd 9: (Sc 6, Inc)x6. (48)
Rnds 10-11: Sc 48. (48)
Rnd 12: (Sc 6, Dec)x6. (42)
Rnd 13: Sc 42. (42)
Rnd 14: (Sc 5, Dec)x6. (36)
Rnd 15: (Sc 4, Dec)x6. (30)
Rnd 16: (Sc 3, Dec)x6. (24)
Add fiberfill. Continue adding fiberfill until piece is fastened off.
Rnd 17: (Sc 2, Dec)x6. (18)
Rnd 18: (Sc, Dec)x6. (12)
Rnd 19: (Dec)x6. (6)
F/O, thread yarn through remaining sts.


LEGS

Make 4.
With white yarn, 6 sc into MR.
Rnd 1: (Inc)x6. (12)
Rnd 2: (Sc, Inc)x6. (18)
Rnd 3: (Sc 2, Inc)x6. (24)
Rnds 4-5: Sc 24. (24)
Rnd 6: (Dec, sc 2)x6. (18)
Rnds 7-8: Sc 18. (18)
Rnd 9: (Dec, sc)x6. (12)
Rnd 10: Sc 12. (12)
Add fiberfill.
Rnd 11: (Dec)x6. (6)
F/O, leave a tail of yarn for sewing.


EARS

Make 2.
Do not stuff ears.
With white or brown yarn, 6 sc into MR.
Rnd 1: Sc 6. (6)
Rnd 2: (Sc 2, Inc)x2. (8)
Rnd 3: (Sc 3, Inc)x2. (10)
Rnd 4: (Sc 4, Inc)x2. (12)
Rnd 5: (Sc 5, Inc)x2. (14)
Rnd 6: (Sc 6, Inc)x2. (16)
Rnd 7: (Sc 7, Inc)x2. (18)
Rnd 8: (Sc 8, Inc)x2. (20)
Rnd 9: (Sc 9, Inc)x2. (22)
Rnd 10: (Sc 10, Inc)x2. (24)
Rnds 11-16 (6 Rnds): Sc 24. (24)
Ch 1, turn. Fold piece flat and working through both sides at once, sc 12 across.
F/O, leave a tail of yarn for sewing.


NOSE

With black yarn, ch 5.
Inc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 2 ch, Inc in last ch. Now working on opposite side of ch in the unworked back loops: Inc, sc 2, Inc. Sl st in next sc.
F/O, leave a tail of yarn for sewing.


TAIL

Do not stuff tail.
With white or brown yarn, 6 sc into MR.
Rnds 1-4 (4 Rnds): Sc 6. (6)
F/O, leave a tail of yarn for sewing.


COLLAR (OPTIONAL)

You may need to adjust the number of chains needed, depending on the size of your finished dog.
Ch 21.
Sc in 2nd ch and in each remaining ch.
F/O.


ASSEMBLY

Sew head to body.
Sew ears to head.
Fold ears halfway down and tack them in place with yarn needle and scrap of matching yarn.
Sew nose to head.
Sew legs to body.
Sew tail to body.
Place collar around dog's neck and sew collar to itself, being careful not to twist it as you do so.

April 11, 2018

Frog Doll

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FINISHED SIZE: 11 in / 28 cm tall


Materials:
  • worsted weight yarn: green, white, red, small amount of black
  • size F (3.75mm) crochet hook
  • yarn needle
  • 12mm black safety eyes
  • fiberfill


Abbreviations:

MR = Magic Ring
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
Inc = 2 sc in one stitch
Dec = sc2tog or invisible decrease
sts = stitches
F/O = Fasten Off


Instructions:


BODY & HEAD

With green yarn, 6 sc into MR. (Or: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.)
Rnd 1: (Inc)x6. (12)
Rnd 2: (Sc, Inc)x6. (18)
Rnd 3: (Sc 2, Inc)x6. (24)
Rnd 4: (Sc 3, Inc)x6. (30)
Rnd 5: (Sc 4, Inc)x6. (36)
Rnd 6: Sc 36. (36)
Rnd 7: (Sc 5, Inc)x6. (42)
Rnds 8-13 (6 Rnds): Sc 42. (42)
Rnd 14: (Dec, sc 5)x6. (36)
Fasten off green yarn.
Rnds 15-16: With white yarn, sc 36. (36)
Rnd 17: With red yarn, sc 36. (36)
Rnd 18: With white yarn, sc 36. (36)
Rnd 19: With white yarn, (Dec, sc 4)x6. (30)
Rnd 20: With red yarn, sc 30. (30)
Rnds 21-22: With white yarn, sc 30. (30)
Rnd 23: With red yarn, sc 30. (30)
Rnd 24: With white yarn, sc 30. (30)
Rnd 25: With white yarn, (Dec, sc 3)x6. (24)
Rnd 26: With red yarn, sc 24. (24)
Rnd 27: With white yarn, (Dec, sc 2)x6. (18)
Rnd 28: With white yarn, (Dec, sc)x6. (12)
Add fiberfill.
Fasten off white and red yarn.
Attach green yarn and continue.
Rnd 29: (Inc)x6. (24)
Rnd 30: (Sc 3, Inc)x6. (30)
Rnd 31: (Sc 4, Inc)x6. (36)
Rnd 32: (Sc 5, Inc)x6. (42)
Rnd 33: Sc 42. (42)
Rnd 34: (Sc 6, Inc)x6. (48)
Rnd 35: Sc 48. (48)
Rnd 36: (Sc 7, Inc)x6. (54)
Rnds 37-40 (4 Rnds): Sc 54. (54)
Rnd 41: (Dec, sc 7)x6. (48)
Rnd 42: Sc 48. (48)
Rnd 43: (Dec, sc 6)x6. (42)
Rnd 44: Sc 42. (42)
Rnd 45: (Dec, sc 5)x6. (36)
Rnd 46: (Dec, sc 4)x6. (30)
Rnd 47: (Dec, sc 3)x6. (24)
Rnd 48: (Dec, sc 2)x6. (18)
Add fiberfill.
Rnd 49: (Dec, sc)x6. (12)
Rnd 50: (Dec)x6. (6)
F/O, thread yarn through remaining sts.


EYES

Make 2.
With green or white yarn, 6 sc into MR. (Or: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.)
Rnd 1: (Inc)x6. (12)
Rnd 2: (Sc, Inc)x6. (18)
Rnds 3-5: Sc 18. (18)
Rnd 6: (Dec, sc)x6. (12)
Attach safety eyes.
Stuff lightly.
F/O.


ARMS

Make 2.
With green yarn, 6 sc into MR. (Or: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.)
Rnd 1: (Inc)x6. (12)
Rnds 2-11 (10 Rnds): Sc 12. (12)
Fasten off green yarn.
Rnds 12-13: With white yarn, sc 12. (12)
Rnd 14: With red yarn, sc 12. (12)
Rnds 15-23 (9 Rnds): Repeat Rnds 12-14. (12)
Rnd 24: (Dec)x6. (6)
Add fiberfill.
F/O.


LEGS

Make 2.
With green yarn, 6 sc into MR. (Or: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.)
Rnd 1: (Inc)x6. (12)
Rnds 2-21 (20 Rnds): Sc 12. (12)
Rnd 22: (Dec)x6. (6)
Add fiberfill.
F/O.


ASSEMBLY

Sew eyes to top of head.
Stitch mouth on face with black yarn.
Sew arms to body.
Sew legs to body.