Thursday, 4 May 2017

Mini Sausage Dog

This Mini Sausage Dog 13x5cm. He is made mostly of one piece with the ears being separate.

You will need:
  • 3mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle 
  • Yarn (approx 15g or 45m)
  • Black embroidery thread or 4mm safety eyes.
  • Soft toy filling
Stitches and abbreviations used:
(I am from England but use US crochet terms)
  • MC - Magic circle/ring (sc unless otherwise specified)
  • Ch - Chain 
  • SC - Single crochet 
  • Inc - Increase stitch (2 single crochets into one stitch)
  • Dec - Decrease stitch (single crochet 2 stitches together)
  • DC - Double crochet 
  • ST - Stitch 
  • FLO - Front loop only 
  • BLO - Back loop only 
  • PC - Popcorn stitch (using 5dc) 
  • WS - Wrong side 
  • SLST - Slip stitch 
  • FO - finish off
Other things to note....

  • This is worked in continuous rounds. It is helpful to use a stitch marker to keep track
  • The number in ( ) at the end of each round indicates the total stitch count for that round
  • *  * indicates repeated series of stitches
  • Use invisible decreases for a neater finished product
  • Stitches in [ ]  are worked into one stitch

Head and Body:
1. MC (4)
2. *inc* (8)
3-4. 8sc (8)
5. inc x2, 6sc (10)
6. 1sc, inc x2, 7sc (12)
7. 2sc, inc x2, 8sc (14)
8. 3sc, inc x2, 9sc (16)
9-11. 16sc (16)
12-15. inc, 2sc, dec x4, 2sc, inc x3 (16)
16. 12sc, inc x4 (20)
17-19. 20sc (20)
20. 15sc, FLO-PC, 2sc, FLO-PC, 1sc (20)
21-34. 20sc (20)
35. FLO-PC, 2sc, FLO-PC, 16sc (20)
36-37. 20sc (20)
38. *3sc, dec* (16)
39. *2sc, dec* (12)
40. *dec* (6)
FO and close hole 

Ears x2:
1. MC (4)
2. inc x2, 2sc (6)
3-6. 6sc (6)
7. Ch 1, turn, 3sc through WS (this creates a flatter piece to sew to the head)
FO leaving yarn tail to sew to body

Tail:
Attach yarn at desired location
1. ch6, turn
2. starting in 2nd chain from hook, sc into the next 5 chains. 
FO leaving yarn tail to secure into body. 

2 comments:

  1. Thank you so much, he's soooo cute!!!

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  2. Thank you for sharing the pattern - I am a doxie momma and I love it! So adorable!

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