Saturday, January 17, 2015

Football Dog Bandanna - Free Knitting pattern - Posh Pooch Designs

I have Been Working on this Pattern 
for about 2 weeks.
It is an easy pattern,
 I wanted it to include 3 sizes.
And I wanted to get it out this week.
This is fun for Dogs, Cats, Bunnies, goats
 or any pet,
 because the pattern is written for
  Small, medium and large sizes.
It is all Stitched in Garter Stitch, to give it that
 "bumpy look" like a real football.
Plus it has pom poms on the ties, 
so you can root on your favorite team!

If you would prefer a crochet pattern
click here:
Football Dog Bandanna Crochet Pattern

Yes, those are Denver Bronco Colors! 

The Bandanna can be worn 
with the flag to the front
 or with the pompom to the front.
Both ways looks really cool!

Football Dog  Bandanna Knitting Pattern
By Sara Sach

Please, add this knitting pattern to your Ravelry Favorites.

Skill- Easy

Materials -
Long Straight Knitting Needles- US10 - 6.00 m
Yarn - Worsted Weight (4)
I used Red Heart Super Saver- Med. Brown 
(about 30 yards depending on size.)
Small Amount of Cream, Orange and Blue for pompoms
Or your favorite Team Colors.
Yarn Needle

Stitches and Terms:
Cast on (CO)
Bind Off (BO)
Knit (k)
tog - together
Decrease ( dec)

Sizes: Pattern has 3 sizes Small( Medium, Large)
S -2-15 lbs, M-16-30, L 31-50 lbs

Pattern:
CO 50(65,80) sts with brown yarn
R : 1-4 - k all sts for 4 rows ( garter stitch)

R : 5 - BO 1st 15(20,25) stitches, k the rest of the sts across row,
(35,45,55 sts left on needle)

R : 6 - BO 1st 15(20,25) stitches, k the rest of the sts across row,
(20, 25, 30 sts left on needle)
The ties are not intended to be long, But just long enough to tie, 
so the pompoms do not hang to far down and 
be in the way of walking, or get snagged in toetails.

R : 7 - k all sts

R : 8 - k tog 1st 2 sts, knit 16(21,26) sts, k tog last 2 sts

R : 9 - Change to cream yarn, leaving the brown yarn attached,
k all sts across row, do not dec.

R : 10 - k all sts, do not dec.

R : 11- change back to brown yarn, k all sts

R 12 - k tog 1st 2 sts, knit 14(19,24) sts, k tog last 2 sts

R : 13 - k all sts

Continue to repeat R : 12 and R : 13,  stitching 2 dec every other row till you have only 6 sts on the needle.

Change to Cream for 2 rows, then back to brown yarn for the remainder of the project. Continue to Repeat R:12 and R : 13 till there is only 2 sts on the needle.

BO and weave in your ends. 

With Your yarn needle, and the cream yarn make the stitches with long embroidery stitches, according to the pictures.

Make 2 Small pompoms -In your favorite team colors

here is a link  - How I make pompoms
The size of the pompoms are up to you. I make th small for all 3 sizes of bandannas.
So whether your dog or pet wears the pompoms 
to the front or back, 
This is fun and adorable project.
Have Fun with this pattern.
And if you make some feel free to 
post some pics to my 
Facebook page so I can see them.
And Tell us your favorite Football Team!
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