A Dog Is Born …

A Dog Is Born …

an ordinary polyester sewing thread and 0.4mm hook is used in this pattern (you may wish to use any wool/yarn/thread/hook)
Abbreviations (US terms):
ch=chain, ss=slip stitch, sc=single crochet, dc=double crochet, 2sc=inc=increase (2sc in the same st), dec=decrease
Head: make a magic ring, work in continuous spiral, stuff as you work
1. 6sc into magic ring (6)
2. 2sc in each st around (12)
3. *sc, inc* repeat around (18)
4. *sc, inc, sc* repeat around (24)
5. sc in each st around (24)
6. sc in each st around (24)
7. sc in each st around (24)
8. dec, sc, sc, dec, sc, sc, dec, sc in each of next 14sts (21)
9. sc in each st around (21)
10. sc, dec, sc, dec, sc, dec, sc in each of next 12sts (18)
11. sc in each st around (18)
12. *sc, sc, dec, sc, sc* repeat around (15)
13. *dec, sc, sc, sc* repeat around (12)
14. sc in each st around (12)
15. sc in each st around (12)IMG_4297
16. dec around (6)
Fasten off, stuff more if needed and close the opening. Embroider eyes/nose using a back thread and a needle
Ear (x2): make a magic ring, work in rounds
1. 6sc into magic ring, join with ss (6)
2. ch1, *sc, inc* repeat around, join with ss (9)
3. ch1, *sc, inc, sc* repeat around, join with ss (12)
4. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (12)
5. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (12)
6. ch1, *sc, sc, sc, inc* repeat around, join with ss (15)
7. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (15)
8. pinch together ch1 and make 7 sc through both sides across
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing. Make another ear and sew them to head
Body: make a magic ring, work in continuous spiral, stuff as you work
1. 6sc into magic ring (6)
2. 2sc in each st around (12)
3. *sc, inc* repeat around (18)IMG_4298
4. sc in each st around (18)
5. *dec, sc, sc, sc, sc* repeat around (15)
6. sc in each st around (15)
7. sc in each st around (15)
8. *dec, sc, sc, sc* repeat around (12)
9. sc in each st around (12)
10. sc in each st around (12)
11. sc in each st around (12)
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing
Back Leg (x2): make a magic ring, work in rounds
1. 6sc into magic ring, join with ss (6)
2. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (6)
3.-6. repeat round 2.
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing (I don’t stuff legs)
Front Leg (x2): make a magic ring, work in rounds
1. 6sc into magic ring, join with ss (6)IMG_4301
2. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (6)
3.-9. repeat round 2.
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing (I don’t stuff legs)

Tail: start on body, work in continuous spiral
1. make 5 sc on body (5)
2. sc in each st around (5)
3.-5. repeat round 2.
6. dec, sc, sc, sc  (4)
7. sc in each st around (4)
8. dec, sc, sc (3)
Fasten off, weave in loose end

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7 Responses to A Dog Is Born …

  1. Pamela says:

    Love your work so much. It’s amazing!

  2. Margaret says:

    Your tiny little dog is adorable. How do you sew all the small parts together? I find tthat with small amigurumi very difficult to do.

    Have a nice day, Margaret

  3. Gigi says:

    Bonjour est-il possible d’avoir vos modèles de crocher en français ? Merci

  4. Victoria says:

    Hi, where about do I add the tail? I’m not sure where I start the 5 single crochet on the body.? Thank you

    Victoria

  5. Mary murdoch says:

    Hi big thank you for pattern I’m now going to try it love the little one xx

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