Saturday, August 15, 2015

Dog Backpack 2 Sizes - Re-release Free Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

Dog Backpack  2 Sizes - Small and Medium
Re-Release Free Crochet Pattern
By Sara Sach
This was  previously a paid crochet pattern
and I have decided to re-release
 it as a free pattern here on my Blog.
This is a super easy pattern 
and works up really fast.
You will be ready in no time to
 take that walk, or go to the park.
And your pooch can carry his own stuff.


Dog Backpack  2 Sizes - 
Free Crochet Pattern by Sara Sach
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Skill: Easy

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single Crochet (sc)
Half double Crochet  (hdc)

Materials:
Hook: H
Yarn needle
2  Buttons – ¾ inch
Yarn: I used Worsted weight Yarns (4) 3.5 oz. - colors your choice

Size: Small 5 x7inches 2-7 lbs,
Medium 8x10 inches 8-15 lbs
(Maximo, the model in the picture weighs 6 lbs)

Notes: Pattern is written for Small with Medium in parenthesis
Ch1 at ends of rows does not count as a stitch.

Body of the bag -  Row 1: Ch 19,(27) 1 hdc in 2nd ch from the hook,
and in each ch, ch 1 turn. (18, 26 hdc)

R : 2 – 1 hdc in each hdc, ch1, turn (18,26 hdc)

R : 3 – R : 38  - Repeat R : 1, tie off.

 Side Panels:  Make 2  -
R : 1 - ch 6, 1 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each ch, ch1 turn. (5hdc)

R : 2 – 1 hdc in each hdc, ch1, turn (5hdc)

R :  3 - R : 10(16) : Repeat row 1, tie off.

Sewing on the side panels:  Lay bag open flat,
count down 8 rows from the top,
 that will be the part that fold over for the flap.
Place side panels in place, 
by folding up the bottom of the bag, And Sew in place,
 using the same color yarn
 as the bag, to hide stitches.

Trim: With another color, join yarn at the
 right inside corner of the bag,  
sc around the top of the bag, and around
 the flap of the bag.

Drawstring: ch 60(90) and tie off. draw string
 is then fed through around
 the top of the bag and tied in front.


Straps: Make 2 -
Ch 50(90) hdc in each ch and tie off. Crossing the straps
 in the back, sew on at the four corners of the backpack.
Place buttons and sew on.

Your Dog can carry his own,
 toy, poop bags, water and snacks!
Maximo has his backpack packed and
 is already to go to the park!
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