Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Crocodile Stitch Dog Or Cat Bandanna Crochet Photo Tutorial | Posh Pooch Designs

I Love How this pattern Turned out and
 I also love the yarn I chose for this project.
Maximo is smiling, so I think he likes it.

Worsted Weight (4) Sunshine Print
And The Crochet pattern is

Crocodile Dog Bandanna Crochet Pattern 
and Photo Tutorial
By Sara Sach

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Skill : Easy

Materials:
Crochet Hook - H
Yarn - WW(4) 1 oz
Yarn needle

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Skip ( sk)
Slip Stitch ( sl st)
Single Crochet (sc)
half Double Crochet (hdc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Crocodile Stitch (Cr st)
     Explained in the Photo Tutorial

Size - Bandanna made as is fits a 10-12 inch neck
          To make larger - explained in the Photo Tutorial.

The  numbers are photo numbers,  not Row numbers.

R : 1 - Ch5, slst in the 4th ch from the hook, to form a circle.
St in the circle, Ch3, 4dc, ch1, 5 dc
(10 dc, ch1 - 1st Cr st made)
R : 2 - ch 3, 1 dc in the top of the 1st dc, ch2, 1 dc in the center of the Cr st,
ch2, 2 dc in top of the last dc, ch1
(2dc, ch2, 2dc, ch2, 2dc)
R : 3 - *5 dc down the 1st dc, ch1, turn and 5 dc up the next dc*, 1sc in the next dc,
( Cr st made)

   Repeat From * to * in the next 2 dc, ch1
(2 Cr Sts made)

R : 4 - ch 3, 1 dc in the top of the 1st dc, ch2, *1 dc in the center of the Cr st,
ch2, 2 dc in top of the last dc*, Repeat From * to * again, ch1
(2dc, ch2, 2dc, ch2, 2dc, ch 2, 2dc)
R : 5 - *5 dc down the 1st dc, ch1, turn and 5 dc up the next dc, 1sc in the next dc*,
Repeat From * to * 2 more times. ( 3 Cr sts made)
R : 6 -ch 3, 1 dc in the top of the 1st dc, ch2, *1 dc in the center of the Cr st,
ch2, 2 dc in top of the last dc*, Repeat From * to * 2 times, ch1
( 2dc, ch2, 2 dc ch2 twice , 2dc)

To make the Bandanna longer and larger continue to add 
more rows of the Croc sts until desired length.

R : 7 - *5 dc down the 1st dc, ch1, turn and 5 dc up the next dc, 1sc in the next dc*,
Repeat From * to * 3 more times. ( 4 Cr sts made)

R : 8 -  Ch 16, turn, 1dc in the 4th ch from the hook, ch2,sk 2, 1 dc in the next ch,
ch2, sk 2, 2 dc in the next ch, ch2, sk 2, 1 dc in the next ch, ch2, sk 2

1 dc in the top of the 1st dc, ch2, *1 dc in the center of the Cr st,
ch2, 2 dc in top of the last dc*, Repeat From * to * 4 times, ch 1

R : 9 -5 dc down the 1st dc, ch1, turn and 5 dc up the next dc, 1sc in the next dc*,
Repeat From * to * 6 more times. ( 7 Cr sts made) turn, ch 1

R : 10 - *2 hdc in the top of the 1st side of the next Cr st,
1 hdc in the center of the Cr st, 2 hdc in the 2nd side of the  Cr st*,
Repeat From * to * Around the neck band.

Tie off leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn. Place the ends of the neck band together,
Use that tail of yarn to sew together. Weave in ends.

And That is it! 
Just slip it on.
and if you use Red heart Super Saver --
it is machine washable!

No buttons, Velcro, buckles or snaps 
to get caught in fur or 
become chewing hazards.
Rosie Bell likes her Bandanna, also.
her bandanna is
 one row longer then Maximo's
I have no idea why she 
stuck her tongue out, 
But I think it is adorable!
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