Monday, November 30, 2020

Crystal The Christmas Puppy Crochet Along | Posh Pooch Designs

 Crystal The Christmas Puppy

 Crochet Along 2020

By Sara Sach of  Posh Pooch Designs


Nov. 30 - Dec 4
Today Starts Our Winter Crochet A Long.
I AM SO EXCITED!
Last year we Crocheted A Christmas Elf  Together.

It was so much fun.
Here is the link for Posh Pete The Christmas Elf - LINK


 Well, Posh Pete our Christmas Elf can not be here
 this year. He must keep the Elves all safe at the
 North Pole. And Santa, too. We Do not want Him
 getting sick before the big night.
So Posh Pete sent instructions for us to crochet
  his best friend, Crystal, The Christmas Puppy.



We will Complete The Puppy in 5 Steps:

Each Step is written out. Pictures and A Video
 will be added each day for each step.

MAKE SURE YOU REFRESH THE PAGE EACH DAY

Step1 - Materials and Info
Step 2 - Head and Body
Step 3 - Arms and Legs
Step 4 - Ears, Snout, Eyes and Tail
Step 5 - Collar and Finishing Up


Crystal The Christmas Puppy Crochet Pattern

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Step1 – Beginning Info And The Materials List

Step 1 Video LINK -

Skill: Easy

 

Materials:

Crochet Hook – J/ 6.00 – For Puppy Body, Legs, Ears, tail and snout

                          H / 5.00 – For Eye and Collar

Yarn – Chunky (5) 9.5 Oz. – I used So Crafty/ Sparkle Silver (For Puppy)

             Med (4) small amount of black for nose, paw stitches

             Med (4) Small Your choice for collar for collar and tag

Stuffing – Poly fiber fill – 6 oz.

Stitch marker

Yarn Needle

 

 Stitches:

Chain (ch)

Slip Stitch (slst)

Single Crochet (sc)

 

Size: About 20 inches Tall


Step 2 -  Head and Body – 

Video Link






They Are Stitched in one piece.

We will be starting at the top of the head and work in rounds.

 

R: 1 - With 6.00 MM hook, Ch 3, 6 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook,

 join in a circle, ch1. (6 sc)

 


R: 2 - 2 sc in each sc, (12 sc) 



Do not join, we will work in continuous rounds for the rest of step 2

Mark each round with a stitch marker

 

R: 3 - *1 sc in the 1st sc, 2 sc in the next sc, Repeat from * around, (18 sc)

 


R: 4 - * 1 sc in the 1st 2 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, Repeat from * around, (24 sc)

 


R: 5 - * 1 sc in the 1st 3 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, Repeat from * around, (30 sc)

 


R: 6 - * 1 sc in the 1st 4sc, 2 sc in the next sc, Repeat from * around, (36 sc)

 


R: 7 - 1 sc in each sc, (36 sc)

 


R: 8 – R: 32 – Repeat R: 7

Tie off Leaving a 24 inch of yarn.

Stuff the head and body, flatten it and slst closed.

 


Cut a pieces of yarn 24 inches long, Tie it around the  “neck”

At R: 16 to form the head of the puppy, secure tightly with

the needle and weave in the ends.



Step 3 - Arms and Legs

Video Link:



 Make 4

The Arms and the Legs are all made exactly the same.

 

R: 1 - With 6.00 mm hook, Ch 3, 6sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join in a circle. ch1 (6 sc)

 


R: 2 - 2 sc in each sc, (12 sc)


 Do not join, we will work in continuous rounds for the rest of step 2

Mark each round with a stitch marker



R: 3 - *1 sc in the 1st sc, 2 sc in the next sc, Repeat from * around, (18 sc)

 


R: 4 - 1 sc in each sc, (18 sc)



R: 5 - R: 18 – Repeat R: 4

Leave an 18 inch tail of yarn for sewing closed and sewing onto doll.

 


Stuff each arm and leg and slst them closed, 


 

Remember to Make 4 Paws

With Black Yarn and needle, stitch 3 lines in the end of each to form the paws.



Sew onto the puppy as shown in the picture.




 

Step 4 – Ears, Tail, Snout And Eyes

Video LINK


Ears: Make 2

R: 1 - With 6.00 mm hook,  Ch 2, 3 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, ch 1 tur, (3sc)

R: 2 - 1 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn

R: 3 – 2 sc in the 1st sc, 1 sc in the next, 2 sc in the next sc, ch 1, turn. (5sc)

R: 4 – 1 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn. (5sc)

Skip to R: 7 For Kitty Ear

R: 5 – R: 6 - Repeat R: 4

R: 7 – 1 sc in each sc across, turn sc evenly up the side of the ear,

3 sc in the top point of the ear, sc evenly down the side of the ear,



Join to sc with a sl st, tie off leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn to sew on top of puppy head.

 


Tail:

With 6.00 mm hook, Ch 11, 1 slst in the 2nd ch from the hook, sl in the next 2 chs,

 sc in the next 4, dc in the last 2 chs, tie off leaving a 10 inch tail of yarn.

Sew tail onto the back of the puppy.



Snout:

R: 1 - With 6.00 mm hook, ch 2, 6 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join with a slst to 1st sc,
 to form a circle, ch 1(6sc)

R: 2 – 2 sc in each sc around, join with a sl st to the top of the 1st sc, ch 1 (12sc)

R: 3 - *1sc in the 1st sc, 2 sc in the next sc* Repeat From * to * around (18 sc)

 R: 3 – 1 sc in each sc around, join, tie off leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn for sewing

snout on the front of the puppy.



Stuff a small amount of stuffing in the snout, and

Center it on the front of the puppy head and sew in place.

With Needle Black yarn embroider the nose and mouth on the center of the snout.

 


Eyes: Make 2

With Med 4 yarn and The H / 5.00 Crochet hook

With 5.00 mm hook and Black yarn, ch 3, 6 sc in the 2nd ch from the Hook, join to the 1st, sc,

 Tie off leaving a 10 inch tail of yarn for sewing eyes on.

Place and sew the eyes right above the snout on each side.

  





Step 5 – The Collar and finishing Up

Video LINK 




With Med (4) yarn and The H / 5.00 Crochet hook

 R: 1 - with 5.00 mm hook and med (4) yarn
 Ch 41, sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 
 1 sc in ch across, turn, ch1(40 sc)


R: 2 – 1 sc in each sc, turn, ch1(40sc)

R: 3 – Repeat R: 2, tie off, leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn


 Add a charm or button to the collar, and gently ease around  the puppies neck.
sew the ends closed with the tail of yarn and the needle.

for The Bow - Ch 41, tie off, knot each end and attach to the puppy, add a button if you desire.



 You can add any embellishments you like. Buttons, ribbons, bow or even clothes.


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Friday, November 27, 2020

Country Christmas Tree Ornament Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

 Country Christmas Tree Ornament Crochet Pattern
By Sara Sach of  Posh Pooch Designs



For The Christmas Holidays this year, I have designed
 a series of Country Style Crochet Patterns.
The Country Christmas Tree Ornament Crochet Pattern
is the Second On The list.


I hope you will enjoy stitching them us, 
as much as I enjoyed designing them.
There are Six Crochet Patterns In the series.
and a Video Tutorial for each one, as well.



See The Video On my Crochet Youtube
 Channel At This LINK


Country Christmas Tree Ornament Crochet Pattern
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Skill: Easy

Materials:
Crochet Hook – H / 5.00 MM
Yarn- Cotton – Med (4) Sugar and Cream - Holiday Stripes 1 oz.
Yarn Needle
3/8 Inch Button
12 in piece of 3/8 inch ribbon
 
Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Triple Crochet (tr)
Slip Stitch (slst)
 
Size: 5 Inches

Pattern:
R: 1 – Ch5, join in a circle, ch3, 2dc, ch2,
“3dc, ch2” 2 times,
 join with a slst to the ch3, slst to the ch2 sp,
(3 sets of 3 dc, ch2)
 


R: 2 – Ch3, 2 dc, ch2, 3 dc I the same ch2 sp,
“ 3dc, ch2, 3dc ch2” 2 times,
join with a slst to the ch3, slst to the ch2 sp,
(3 sets of 3 dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2)
 


R: 3 – ch3, 1dc, 4tr, 2dc in the 1st ch2 sp,
*Sc in the 2nd dc, 6 dc in the next ch2 sp,
Sc in the 2nd dc, 2dc, 4tr, 2dc in the next ch2 sp*
Repeat From * to * 2 more times, join, tie off,
weave in your ends.
 
Attach the ribbon through the ch1 sp at the top of the star.
 
Sew or glue on the button of choice.

I added a little angel to the top, and wooden 
button to the bottom to represent the tree trunk.



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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Country Star Ornament Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

Country Star Ornament Crochet Pattern
By Sara Sach of  Posh Pooch Designs

For The Christmas Holidays this year, I have designed
 a series of Country Style Crochet Patterns.
The Country Star Ornament Crochet Pattern
is the First On The list.


I hope you will enjoy stitching them us, 
as much as I enjoyed designing them.
There are Six Crochet Patterns In the series.
and a Video Tutorial for each one, as well.


Any med (4) yarn will work for this Crochet Pattern.

See The Video On My Crochet Youtube 
Channel At This LINK


Country Star Ornament Crochet Pattern

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Skill: Easy
 
Materials:
Crochet Hook – H / 5.00 MM
Yarn- Cotton – Med (4) Sugar and Cream - Holiday Stripes 1 oz.
Yarn Needle
3/8 Inch Button
12 in piece of 3/8 inch ribbon
 
Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Slip Stitch (slst)
 
Size: 5 Inches
 
Pattern:
 
R: 1 – Ch 5, join in a circle, ch3, 1 dc, ch 2,
*3 dc, ch 2* Repeat From * to* 3 More times,
 join to the ch3, slst to the ch2 sp, ch3.
(5 sets of 3 dc, ch2)
 


R: 3 –2dc, ch2, 3 dc in that same ch2 sp, ch1,
*3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch1 in the next ch2 sp*
Repeat from * to * 3 more times,
 join to the ch3, slst to the ch2 sp, ch3.
(5 sets of 3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch1)
 


R: 3 – 2dc, ch1, 3dc in the same ch2 sp, ch1, sc in the next ch1 sp, ch1,
*3dc, ch1, 3dc, ch1, sc in the next ch1, ch 1*
*Repeat From * to * 3 more times, join and tie off.
(5 sets of 3dc, ch1, 3dc, ch1, sc, ch1)
 
Attach the ribbon through the ch1 sp at the top of the star.
 
Sew or glue on the button of choice.


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