Saturday, September 28, 2013

Crochet Car Blanket for Pooches | Posh Pooch Designs

I Love To take my pooches with me in the car,
And they love to go for rides in the car,
 When the weather permits it!
But they do not like to sit on the leather seat.
So I made them a thick pad to sit on.
I made it to fit perfectly in the bucket seat.
I tuck it in at the back, and it stays put.

It is also the perfect size for the cart at Pet Smart
 or Lowes. And a great fit For their crate, or even a rug 
for under the water bowl.

See The Video on my Youtube Channel 
at This LINK 
Car Blanket For the Pooches by Sara Sach
Please add this Pattern to Your Ravelry Favorites

Skill: Super Easy and Quick to stitch up!

Materials :
Crochet Hook - J 10 / 6 MM
Any Worsted Weight yarns you have on hand ( 5 oz.)
Yarn Needle

Stitches:
Chain  (ch)
Double Crochet  (dc)
Slip Stitch  ( sl st)

Size: 18 X 22
1 Row = 1 inch, 3 dc = 1 inch

Notes:
 Ch 3 at ends of Rows, counts as a dc.
Blanket is Stitched using 2 strands of WW(4) yarn.

R: 1  - With 2 strands of yarn, Ch 47, 1 dc in the 3rd ch and
 in each ch across, turn, Ch3  (45 dc)

R : 2 - 1 dc in each dc, ch3, turn ( 45 dc)

R : 3 - R: 22 - Repeat R : 2 , Forms a rectangle,
 if you want a square add more rows.

R : 23 -  Trim - 1 dc in each dc across, 3 dc in the last dc, turn, 
dc evenly down the side of the blanket, 3 dc in the corner st, 
1 dc in each dc across bottom of blanket, then dc evenly down
 the last side of the Blanket, 3 dc in the last corner, 
join with a sl st and tie off. 

Appliques:
Paw Print Applique - Free Crochet Pattern at This LINK
(The Pattern is for a scrubby, bit it is a made exactly the same)

Dong Bone Applique- Free Crochet Pattern At This LINK
(the pattern is for an ornament, but it is made exactly the same.)
Sew your appliques on, one on each corner with matching yarn.

 Fits great and NO nails scratching my leather seats.
Now we are off to pet Smart for new Toys and Treats!


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