Saturday, July 11, 2015

#4 Christmas In July Free Crochet Pattern - Christmas Candy Dog Bandanna | Posh Pooch Designs



Christmas Candy Striped Dog Bandanna
Cats like them too!
 is the 4th 
Christmas In July Free Crochet Pattern 

This bandanna has 3 sizes, XXS, Xs and S
But is very easy to adjust to any size dog.
It is Designed to resemble Candy Cane stripes.
 and trimmed in green. 
And has a sweet Christmas candy button.
I purchased the button in a package of 6,
at Hobby Lobby 
in the Scrap booking department.

See The Video on my Youtube Channel 
at this LINK

Christmas Candy Dog Bandanna Crochet Pattern By Sara Sach
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Skill : Easy

Materials:
Crochet Hook – H
Yarn: Worsted Weight (4) or Cotton – Red – C1, White- C2, Green- C3
                I used Peaches and Cream Cotton Yarn
A Candy / Decorative Button – not real candy!
A Jingle Bell

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)

Size : XXS - 5 X 6 inches, XS - 6 X 6 inches,  S - 7 X 6 inches
The Bandanna is completely adjustable for any size dog or pet.

Note: Ch3 at ends of rows  counts as a Double Crochet..
When changing colors, ch 3 after the color change.

Pattern:
R : 1 – With C1, Ch 4 ( 1st 3 chs count as a dc), 2 dc in the 24th ch from the hook,
 turn, ch 3 (3dc)

R : 2 – 1 dc in the same st as the ch3,  1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in the last dc,
 turn,  (5dc)

R : 3 – Change to C2, ch3,  1 dc in the same st as the ch3,  1 dc in the next 3 dc, 
2 dc in the last dc, ch3, turn, (7dc)

R : 4 -  1 dc in the same st as the ch3, 1 dc in the next 5dc, 2 dc in the last dc,
 turn (9dc)

R : 5 - Change to C1, ch3, 1 dc in the same st as the ch3, 1 dc in the next 7 dc, 
2 dc in the last dc, ch3, turn, (11dc)

R : 6 -  1 dc in the same st as the ch3, 1 dc in the next 9dc, 2 dc in the last dc, 
turn (13dc)

Skip to Trim for XXS Size

R : 7 - Change to C2, ch3,  1 dc in the same st as the ch3, 1 dc in the next 11 dc, 
2 dc in the last dc, ch3, turn, (15dc)

R : 8 -  1 dc in the same st as the ch3, 1 dc in the next 13dc, 2 dc in the last dc,
 turn (17dc)

Skip to Trim for XS Size
R : 9 - Change to C1, ch3, 1 dc in the same st as the ch3, 1 dc in the next 15 dc,
 2 dc in the last dc, ch3, turn, (19dc)

R : 10 - 1 dc in the same st as the ch3, 1 dc in the next 17dc, 2 dc in the last dc,
 turn (21dc)

For larger sizes - You can continue to repeat the pattern of 2 red stripes 
and 2 white stripes,
 Increasing 2 dcs each row, till you reach the desired size.

Trim : Change to C3, sc across the top edge of the bandanna, 
turn working the side of the bandanna,
Evenly crochet to the point, 3 sc in the point, 
sc evenly up the other side of the bandanna.
Sc Across the top of the bandanna, 

Ties: ch 15 for XXS, 20 for XS, 25, for S, 1sc in the end of the ch, 
sc back down the tie to the bandanna,
Sc across the top of the bandanna, ch 15 for XXS, 20 for XS, 25,
 for S, 1sc in the end of the ch, sc back down the tie to the bandanna,
 sl st to the bandanna, and tie off.

If you want your ties longer, ch longer. I prefer mine shorter
 to not get caught in the toenails.

Sew button to the top back of the bandanna.
Add a jungle Bell at the point of the bandanna, if Desired.

This bandanna is the perfect Christmas 
item to put on your pooch, cat or any pet.
It adds a little festive touch.


 #1, #2, and #3 Free Crochet Patterns 
Can be found at this link:
Merry Christmas In July!
Sara

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