Sunday, October 27, 2013

Against animal Cruelty and Abuse Ribbons

Yesterday I read a discussion on which colors the 
Against Animal Abuse and Cruelty Ribbons where.
So after investigating I discovered there where 2 colors.
Purple  - Stop Animal Abuse

Orange - Stop Animal Cruelty



So I combined them and made this Collar.

Here is the Crochet Pattern : 

Materials: 
H hook 
yarn needle
Tape measure ( measure your dog's neck)
Yarn - Worsted Weight yarn ( RHSS)

Stitches:
chain (ch)
Single Crochet ( sc)
Slip Stitch  ( sl st)

Ribbon: 
Row 1 : With orange yarn, Ch 24, turn, Then in the 2nd ch from the hook,
 1 sc, 1 sc in the next 9 chs, 2 sc in the next 3 chs, then 1 sc in the lst 10 sc,  ( 26 sc)

R ow 2 : change to purple yarn, ch1, (does not count as a st) 1 sc in the next 12 sc, 
2 sc in the next 2 sc, 1 sc in the last 12 sc, tie off weave in your ends. ( 28 sc) 
Attach center of ribbon together with a few stitches.

Collar: 
Row 1 : With Orange yarn Ch 6, turn, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 
and in the next 4 chs, ch1, ( does not count as a st ) turn, ( 5 sc)

Row 2 : Working in the back loops only, 1 sc in each sc across, ch1, 
( does not count  as a st) turn ( 5 sc)

R : 3 -24  -   Repeat R : 2  for as many rows as needed for your dog's neck measurement.
Do not tie off, Put the 2 ends together and sl st closed. tie off weave in end of yarn.

Collar trim : With purple yarn, attach to top back of collar with a sl st, 1 sc in the end of each row around collar, join to the 1st st and tie off, weave in ends.

This collar can be made into 
any colors and for any cause. 
 It can also be made into a 
bracelet for us.

Have fun and lets 
see some of yours.











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