Saturday, February 28, 2015

Striped Dog Bandanna Free Knitting Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

Striped Dog Bandanna 
Free Knitting Pattern
This is a fun knitting pattern to 
make for your dog, cat or any pet.

 The pattern has 3 sizes included.
Small-6-12 inch neck
Medium 13-16 inch neck
  Large 17-22 inc h neck

These are a fun way to keep your pooches neck
 warm and have a stylish bandanna.

Wouldn't these be adorable 
in sports team colors!


Striped Dog Bandanna Knitting Pattern
By Sara Sach

Please, add this pattern to your Ravelry Favorites



Skill- Easy

Materials -
Long Straight Knitting Needles- US10-6mm
Yarn - Worsted Weight (4) about 30 yards
            I used Red heart Supersaver
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

Stripes -
The Stripes are made by changing yarns every 5 rows.

Pattern:
CO 50(65,80) sts

R : 1 - k all sts

R : 2 - p all sts

R : 3 - k all sts

R : 4 - p all sts

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

(Change color yarn for 1st stripe)

R : 6 - BO 1st 15(20,25) stitches, k the rest of the sts across row,
(20, 25, 30 sts left on needle)

R : 7 - k all sts

R : 8 - P all sts

From here on out you will decrease on all p rows.

R : 9 - p tog 1st 2 sts, p the next  16(21,26) sts, p tog last 2 sts

R : 10 - k all sts

(Change color yarn for 1st stripe)

R : 11 - p tog 1st 2 sts, p 14(19,24) sts, p tog last 2 sts

R : 12 - k all sts

Continue to repeat R : 11 and R : 12,  
Stitching 2 dec every other row till you have only 2 sts on the needle.

k tog the last 2 sts tog, BO and weave in your ends.


Spray Block the bandanna.
The Collar portion is supposed to be rolled or curled.
I have a bunch of other bandanna patterns  
and similar patterns planned, 
so keep checking back 
to see all the new releases.

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even sign up to receive them by email,
At the top right side of the blog.

Friday, February 27, 2015

New Release - Amber Spring Dog Sweater Dress Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

I really Love How 
This New Dog Sweater Dress 
turned out.
I wanted a fun dress that was elegant 
and comfortable
 for my pooch, Rosie, to wear.
I wanted the sweater to be Cool for warmer days, 
and warm for cool mornings and evenings.
Rosie loves to wear sweaters, 
She prances around like a beauty queen 
when she is wearing one.


 Amber Dog Dress, Small Dog Sweater 2-15 lbs
This is an elegant dress. It has a ruffle skirt
and pretty little pink roses.
A delicate little lace neckline and trim on the skirt.
Full Chest for Warmth.
your Sweet pooch can be warm and
look classy at the same time.
Crochet pattern includes instruction for sizes XXS-M, For Dogs 2-15 lbs
You can find the Crochet Pattern
Amber Spring Dog Sweater Dress
 in my Shops:

If you would like one 
custom made for your pooch,
just contact me,
and I will be happy 

to make one for you.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Posh Pooch Designs Has a Zazzle Shop

I Opened a Zazzle Shop
You can find it HERE

Last Chance - Making Ends @ Midnight!     
Use Code: TWENTYFORYOU  

What is A Zazzle Shop?

You can purchase


several styles and travel mugs.

tiny, small, medium  and large size bags






XS-to XL
I have had lots of requests for these! 

All sizes, men and ladies, 
child and infant sizes

All sizes, men and ladies, 
child and infant sizes

or Customize anything.
Pick Colors and Sizes

All With the 
Official 
Posh Pooch Designs Logo!

If there is something you want
 and you do not see it,
 let me know.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Posh Pooch Designs, Where are you? Where Did you Go?

"Posh Pooch Designs, Where are you?
 Where Did you Go? "

I got an email this morning, that said that.

It is becoming harder
 and harder to be
"seen" on Facebook.
So I have put together
a list of "places"
 you can find me.
My Webpage -
It Can lead you to most of these places,
but not all of them.
Just click the links and come see me! 

Posh Pooch Designs

Group, Just ask to join.

Any questions? 
Just use the contact tab

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I am new to Linkedin so 
still learning my way around.

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Sample Sale Items

Posh Pooch Designs

Zazzle Shop
For Posh Pooch Designs
fun items.
Mugs, bags, shirts, Dog shirts,
all with the official 
Posh Pooch Designs Logo.

So, You see I am still here --
plugging away at new designs 
and custom orders.
come see me at any of these places!

Monday, February 23, 2015

Chunky Knit Dog Collar Free Knitting Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs


Rosie Bell Loves to model!
 It has been snowing for 2 days. 
I do not mind, I love the snow 
and it does not stop us from getting out.
It is so beautiful and 
sparkles like tiny diamonds.

Do You love or hate snow?


Maximo Loves to Model, too.
See his smile!
I was playing with some 
left over chunky variegated yarns, 
yesterday 
and designed a fun Dog Collar.
And I want to share it 
with you today.
I designed this collar for any size dog,
Cat, pet or even human!

Chunky Knit Dog Collar  - Knitting Pattern
By Sara Sach
Rosie's collar

Please, Add This pattern to Your Ravelry Favorites.

Skill: Easy

Materials:
Knitting needles - Straight Needles US13 - 9mm
Yarn - Chunky (6)  - 15 yards - more or less depending on size.
            I used Charisma By Michaels
Yarn Needle
Tape measure

Stitches and Terms:
Cast On - (CO)
Bind Off - ( BO)
Knit - (k)
Purple - (p)
Together (tog)
Make 2 (M2)

Gauge/Measuring/Sizing - 3 sts=1inch

Getting Started:
Measure your Dogs Neck, add 1 inch.
dog neck is 9 inches+1= 10 inches

Pattern:
R : 1 - Cast on 3 sts per inch + 1 inch( 3 sts)
Add or subtract sts in 3 st increments.
For a 9 inch dog neck cast on  27 sts + 3 = 30 sts.

R : 2 - k 1st 2 sts, *ktog the next 3 sts, m2*
Repeat from * to * across, k the last 3 sts
close up of the collar


R : 3 - p all sts,

R : 4 - k all sts

If you want the collat thicker, just repeat 
R : 3 and R : 4 until the thickness you desire.

R : 5  - BO odd leaving a 12 in tail of yarn.
Place the ends tog, Use that tail of yarn to
Sew the ends together.
Maximo's Collar
See how easy that is.
It is super Easy to make and a fun 
way to use of your left over yarns.
You could even use 2 strands 
of WW(4) yarns
for a really interesting look.


I love a slip on decorative collar
 for my pooches.
They love them too.
It is a way for added warmth, 
they stay on and 
there are no buttons, 
Velcro or buttons to fuss with.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Striped Pom Pom Hat Free Knitting Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

(Scroll down to meet my new models)

This knitting pattern is a super easy pattern, 
And It works up really fast.
This Knitting pattern also, gives a new knitter
 a chance to practice, 
Ribbing, Garter Stitch and Stockinette stitch. 
and have a fun hat to wear. 
But  it is also fun  project for any skill knitter.

I also think This would look great on a boy or girl.
 The Purple and pink make it look girly,
 But changing the colors will make it work for anyone.

It has 4 sizes includes- 
 Infant, Child, Youth and Adult.


Striped Pompom Hat Knitting Pattern
 By Sara Sach

Please, Add This Pattern to Your Ravelry Favorites.

Skill : Easy

Materials:
Long Straight knitting needles-UD10.5 - 6.5mm
Yarn - Worsted Weight (4) 4 oz
            I used Red Heart Super Saver - Pink-C1, Purple-C2
Yarn needle

Stitches and Terms:
Cast On (CO)
Bind Off (BO)
Knit (k)
Purl (p)

Sizes : 4 sizes - infant ( child, Youth, Adult) parenthesis
Measurements- 
            14 inches - Infant
            16inches - Child
            18 inches - Youth 
            20 inches - Adult 

Notes: The hat is stitched length wise
 and then, sewn together on the sides.

Pattern:
R : 1 - CO 20(26, 30, 36) sts.
      The amount of stitches remain the same throughout the project.
R : 2 - *k2, p2* Repeat  from * to * across row
R : 3 - 6 - Repeat R : 2( ribbing)
R : 7 - Change to C2, leaving C1 attached, k across
R : 8-13 are  stitched in stockinette st.
         (k 1 row, p 1 row repeat)
R : 14 -19- Switch back to C1, Stitch rows in Garter st
       ( k all rows)

Repeat R : 8-14 , 3 times for infant and child,
                            4 times for youth and Adult

R : With C2, 20 - 25 - Repeat R: 8-13

R : With C1, 26 - *k2, p2* Repeat  from * to * across row
R : 27 - 30 - Repeat R : 2 (ribbing)
R : 31 - BO



Fold The hat  in half, wrong side out, line up the edges,
Sew the sides together with matching yarn.
Weave in all your ends.  Flip right side out.

Make a pom pom for each 
corner of the hat. and attach them.
Click This link:
If you need to know how to make a easy pompom.
Lastly, I want to introduce my 2 new models.
I decided I need a better way display 
my items and purchased these
 2 mannequin heads.
 I really love them. 
I have also ordered several different
 color wigs for different looks.
So, please meet 
"Stockinette and Skip".
For Skip's hat Pattern, The 
Winter Chunky Beanie / Slouchy Hat
Just click the link.

I also purchased a Stand up
 Display I call
"Yarnell".
That is one of the corners in my
 Craft/ Yarn room.
The silly Dog on the floor is a 
Christmas Display I call Frank.

Thanks, for coming into
 my silly yarn world, 
it is fun place, filled with lots 
of yarny goodness,
 imagination and 
tons of Silliness.

Friday, February 20, 2015

American Flag 12 inch Granny Square Free Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs


I was asked the other day, 
"If you are Posh Pooch Designs, 
Why to you design things
 that are not for dogs?"

The Answer, "in a nut shell" is
Because Although designing for dogs
 is my first love,
 I love to design all sorts of lovely,
 fun, silly and even useful things.
I really love to design anything 
and everything yarn.

I am sure I am not the first one to design 
a Flag Granny Square, 
But this is how I designed mine.

Ok, Back to the Flag Granny Square
Crochet Pattern By Sara Sach
Please add this to your Ravelry Favorites

Skill: Easy

Materials:
Hook - H
yarn - Worsted Weight ( 4) 
1 oz of each - Royal Blue, White, Red and golden Rod
I used Red heart Super Saver yarn I had on hand.
Needle for weaving in ends

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch  (sl st)
Double Crochet (dc)
The numbers on the photos are not row numbers, but photo numbers.
R: 1- 4

R : 1 - With The Royal Blue yarn, ch 5, form in a loop, securely

R : 2- In the loop ch3, 2dch, ch2, *3dc, ch2* Repeat From *to* 2 more times,
join to top of ch 3,  ( 4 groups of 3dc, ch 2)

R : 3 - sl st to the 1st ch2 space, 
ch3, 2dc, ch2 3dc , ch2( 1st corner made)
*3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2 in the next ch2 space* 
Repeat 2 more times, join to the top of the ch3
( four corners made)

R : 4 -sl st to the 1st ch2 space of 1st corner, 
ch3, 2dc, ch2 3dc , ch2 in that corner, 3dc, ch2 in the next ch2 space.
*3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2 in the next corner, 3dc, ch2 in the next ch2 space*
Repeat from * to * 2 more times, join to top of ch3
( 4 corners, and 3dc in 4 sides) tie off blue yarn and weave in the ends.

Adding the red and White Stripes

R : 5 - Change to Red yarn, attach to 1st corner,
 ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2 in that corner, 3dc in the next 2 ch2 spaces,
3dc, ch 2, 3dc, ch2 in the corner,
Then 3 dc, ch2 in the next 2 ch2 spaces and in the 3rd corner,

Leave Red Yarn attached,
 but make sure it is secure and will not unravel.


1st White Stripe


R : 6 - Change to White yarn by attaching it to the 1st dc of the red yarn,
Ch 3, then 3dc, ch 2, in the next 3 ch2 spaces,
3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2 in the corner,
 then 3dc, ch 2, in the next 3 ch2 spaces, 1dc in the top of the last dc,

Leave your white yarn attached, 
 make sure it is securely fastened and will not unravel



R : 7 - Go back to where the red yarn is attached,
 ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2 in the loop, 3dc in the next 3 ch2 spaces,
3sc, ch 2, 3dc, ch2 in the corner,
Then 3 dc, ch2 in the next 3 ch2 spaces and in the 3rd corner,
Again leave your yarn attached.



R : 8 - Go back  to where the White yarn by attached
Ch 3, then 3dc, ch 2, in the next 4 ch2 spaces,
3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2 in the corner,
 then 3dc, ch 2, in the next 4 ch2 spaces, 1dc in the top of the last dc,

Leave your white yarn attached, 
 make sure it is securely fastened and will not unravel

R : 9-12 - Continue to Repeat R : 7 and R : 8, alternating red and white yarn
When you reach R : 12 you should have 6 of the 3dc clusters on each side.
Tie off after R :12 and weave in your ends.

Gold Trim


R : 13 - Attach The Golden Rod yarn to the top corner,
 ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc in that 1st corner, 3dc, ch2 in each ch2 space across,

Then, 3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2 in the loop, to form the corner.

Again, *3dc, ch2 in each ch2 space, And 3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2 in the next corner*
Repeat From * to * 2 more times, join to the 1st ch 3.

R : 14: Sl st to the center of the 1st corner,
ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2 in that corner,
*3dc, ch2 in each ch2 space across*
Repeat From * to * around the Square, join to 1st ch 3.

R: 15 : Repeat R: 14

R : 16 - Repeat R a; 24, then tie off and weave in your ends.
(4 corners, and 8 3dc clusters on each side)

Be sure to block your Squares for a nice even look.

I made one is bright colors and 
one in a Americana look.
 I love them both and want to make some more, 
and make a fun blanket for picnics.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Wedding Dog Collars - Free Crochet Pattern - Posh Pooch Designs

After I released the 
I was asked about a crochet Pattern 
for a dog collar 
with a Tulle flower.
She wanted a little glitz
 without the whole sweater.

This is what I came up with.
And She loves it.
Our Dogs and cats have become 
very important in our 
parties and  special events.
So let's give them something
 fancy to wear.!

The collar is for ANY SIZE 
dog, cat or any pet.
Once you make it your dog's neck size, 
it just slips on and off.
no Velcro, buttons, hooks or snaps,
to get caught in their fur.

I used White and Light Blue yarns,
But you can make it in the colors of 
your wedding or special occasion.

And it whips up really quickly!

Wedding Dog Collar Crochet Pattern
By Sara Sach

Add This pattern to Your Ravelry Favorites

Skill - Super Easy

Materials -
Crochet Hook - H
Yarn - Worsted Weight ( 4) White and Blue
I used Red Heart Super Saver I had in my yarn stash
4  - 9 inch Circles of White tulle 
Button - 1.5 inch White heart or button of choice
White sewing thread and needle
Yarn needle
Tape measure

Stitches -
Chain  (ch)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Skip ( sk)
Slip Stitch ( slst)

Sizing - 3 chs = 1 inch

Measure you dog's neck

Pattern -
R : 1 - With Blue yarn, ch as many chs as needed for
 your dog's neck size , 3 chs = 1 inch,  3 ch.( counts as 1st hdc, ch1)

My dog's neck is 10 inches, so I chained 30 +3= 33 chs

R : 2 - 1 hdc in the 4th ch from the hook,
*ch 1, sk the next ch, 1 hdc in the next ch* 
Repeat From * to * Across ch

R : 3 - Change to White yarn -
 *ch4, sk next st, sl st in the next st*
Repeat from * to * Across row,
 then working on the opposite side of the row
Continue to Repeat  From * to *,
Join to the 1st ch 4, leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn.

Put the 2 ends together and using the yarn tail sew them closed securely.

Tulle Flower - Placing all 4 of your 9 inch circles together,
gather the Center and sew securely, sew onto collar,
then fluff the layers of the tulle.

Crochet flower -
With Blue yarn, ch 2, 6 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook,
 join with a slst,
 *Ch 4, sl st in the next st*, Repeat From * to * around,
for 6 flower petals, join to 1st ch4, and tie off.

Sew your Button in the center of the flower,
 then sew to the center of the Tulle flower.
Free Bowtie Crochet pattern
 can be found Here- 

Spring is for weddings!
Be sure to include your pets in all the 
Wedding planning.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

New Release - Dog Wedding Dress Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

Wedding Season is fast approaching!
I was asked last Fall 
if I had a crochet pattern
 for a dog wedding dress.
 I had one in works, 
We have been working on 
this Crochet Pattern for quite some time.
And we love how it turned out.
It is a combination of 
Lace Crochet, silk flowers, 
crystal beads and Tulle.
The Crochet pattern includes
 Sizes XXS, XS, S & M
For Dogs 2-15 lbs.

It is Photo Tutorial 
for both the crochet portion, 
 as well as, the tulle portion.
 It is a easy dog dress to complete.
 The embellishments are up to you.

You can get the Crochet Pattern
 at these links:

I have also paired it with
 the Dog Tuxedo
in a Crochet Pattern Bundle
You can get that here:
in my Etsy shop

You can have a Groom and Bride
 sweater for that special occasion.

If you would like either one
 of these, or both,
dog Sweaters custom made for
 your pooch or even Cat,
 Just contact me and 
I will be happy to do that for you.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Night And Day Cowl - Free Knitting Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

I Love to knit with Chunky Yarn!
And Lion Brand's  Wool Ease 
has become my absolute
 favorite chunky yarn.

This Cowl is quick to stitch up,
soft to wear and 
super thick and warm.
I just could not resist 
making a cowl with it.

The Cowl is basically stitched in stockinette
with knit stitches on the edges.

Day And Night Cowl - Knitting Pattern
By Sara Sach

Add This Knitting pattern to your Ravelry Favorites

Skill: Easy

Materials:
Knitting needles -US15-10.00mm
Yarn - 8oz. Bulky ( 6)
    I used Wool Ease-Tigers( black and White) - C1
                                   Yellow Citron - C2
Yarn Needle

Stitches and Terms:
Cast On  -  (CO)
Bind Off   -(BO)
Knit - (k)
Purl - (p)

Measures: 11 inches wide X 32 inches around.



R : 1 - With C1, CO 26, k all sts
R : 2 - k 1st 3 sts, purl next 20 sts, k last 3 sts
R : 3 - k all sts
R : 4-20  - Repeat R : 2 and R : 3 alternating every other st.
R : 21 - Change to C2, Repeat R : 2
R : 22 - Repeat R : 3
R : 23-Change back to C1, Repeat R : 2
R : 24 - Repeat R : 3
R : 26 -40  - Repeat R : 2 and R : 3 alternating every other st.
R: 41 - Repeat R : 21
R : 42 - Repeat R : 22
R : 43- Repeat R : 23
R : 44-60 - Repeat R : 2 and R : 3 alternating every other st.
R : 61 - Repeat R :  21
R : 62 - Repeat R : 22
R : 63 - Repeat R : 23
R : 64 - 70 - Repeat R : 2 and R : 3 alternating every other st.
R : 71 - Change to C2, Repeat R : 2
R : 72-89- Repeat R : 2 and R : 3 alternating every other st.
R : 90 - BO, leave a 30 inch tail . Put the ends of the Cowl together
wrong side out. Sew together with the yarn tail and needle.
Flip over to the right side.
Spray Block is desired... I did.
I Love The contrast of the Black and White yarn, 
with the yellow yarn.
I have enough left to make a
 matching headband..YAY!!!