Thursday, November 8, 2012

Chihuahua Christmas Ornament Crochet Pattern


The Chihuahua Christmas Tree ornament 
is also a perfect applique.
And The little Santa Hat is fun and festive
 all by itself.
Make one that looks like your dog and
 Place the Ornament on your tree,
or add it to a Stocking, place setting, scarf or hat.


See the Video on my Youtube Channel 
at this LINK
Chihuahua Christmas Ornament Crochet Pattern
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Skill: Easy

Materials;
Hook - G
Yarn Needle
Yarn - Worsted Weight ( 4) A small amount of each :Beige, borown,
          Red heart Sparkle, White Buttercup
Stitch Marker
Stuffing - Small amount for head - Optional

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet ( sc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Double Crochet (dc)

Santa Hat : The hat is stitched in the round.

R-1: with red, ch 2, 4 hdc in second ch from hook. (4 hdc)
R- 2: hdc in each hdc around. (4 hdc)
R- 3: 2 hdc in each hdc around. (8 hdc)
R- 4: hdc in each hdc around. (8 hdc)
R- 5: (2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next hdc) around. (12 hdc)
R- 6: Hdc in each hdc around. (12 hdc)
R- 7: (2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc) around. (16 hdc)
R- 8 & 9: hdc in each hdc around. (16 hdc)
R- 10: Hdc in each hdc around. (16 hdc)
R- 11: Change to the white buttercup yarn, sc in each hdc around
brim of hat, tie off. (16 sc)

Pom pom :

To make pompom, wrap the buttercup yarn around your 3 middle finger
 about 10 - 20 times. cut a piece of the yarn about 9 inches long and tie across
the middle of the loops. Do not cut the loops or you will have a huge mess.
Attach the pom pom to the top of the hat.

Chihuahua Head: Make 2:
Ch1 does not count as a stitch.

R : 1 - With beige yarn, ch 3, 8 sc in the 2nd ch, join in a circle, ch 1(8sc)
R : 2 - 2 sc, in each sc around, join ch 1(16sc)
R : 3 - 2 sc in the next sc, 1 sc in the next sx, repeat around , join ch 1(24sc)
R : 4 - 2 sc in thenext sc, 1 sc in the next 2 sc, join, ch 1 (32sc)
R : 5 - Repeat R : 4, tie off (40sc)

Place the 2 circles together and sc around the outer edge of the Circles,
 leaving a small opening at the bottom about an inch long,
If stuffing - stuff as full as you like, then sew closed by continue the sc around
 the circles, tie off.

Ears : Make 2

With beige yarn, ch 9, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in next 2 sc,
 1 dc in the next 2 dc, 3 sc in the next 3 sc,

Change to cream, ch1, 1 sc inneach sc in the top of ear,
 2 sc, 1sc in each sc, tie off
Sew onto the sides of he head.

Eyes: Make 2

With Black, ch 3, 6 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join in a circle,
Change to white yarn, 2 sc in each sc around, join tie off,
Set on the front of face and sew in place.

Nose Stripe:

With cream yarn, Ch 11, 1 dc in the in the 2nd ch from the hook,
1 hdc in the next ch, 1 sc in the next 5 chs, 1 hdc in the next ch,
 1 dc in the las two chs, turn and slp stitch 3 times in the side of
 the last dc, place on front of applique and sew in place.

With Black yarn, stitch few long sts to make the end of the nose.

Sew on Santa hat with red yarn, then Sew on The Chihuahua
 ears with matching yarn.

Hanger:

With red yarn attach yarn with a slst to the right side of the back
of the hat, ch 10, attach to the opposite side of the hat with a sl st, and tie off.
Just the Santa Hat
Or the Chihuahua wearing the Santa Hat,
Both are Cheerful and fun!


Enjoy!

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