Crochet Pattern Doggie Snuggle Up

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Crochet Pattern Doggie Snuggle Up

Designed by Darla Sims.

Directions are for size Extra Small; changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large are in parentheses.

Finished Girth: 14 (16, 19, 20½, 24)”.

Finished Length: 8 (13, 15, 19, 21)”.

RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) skeins Aruba Sea 505.

Crochet Hook: 5.5 mm [US I-9].

Five buttons.

Split-lock stitch markers.

Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 11 sts = 4”; 8 rows = 4” in pattern.

CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Special Abbreviations

dec1 (dec2) = [yo and draw up a loop in next st] 2 (3) times, yo and draw through all 3 (5) loops – 1 (2) st (s) decreased.

PC (Popcorn) = work 4 sc in indicated st, remove hook from loop, insert hook through top loops of first sc and into dropped loop, draw loop through.

Crochet Pattern Doggie Snuggle Up Directions

Body (Begin at Neck)

Chain 39 (45, 53, 57, 67).

Row 1 (Right Side): Hdc in 3rd chain from hook and in each chain across; turn – 38 (44, 52, 56, 66) hdc.

Increase Row 2: Chain 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in first st, hdc in each hdc to last st; 2 hdc in last in top of chain-2; turn – 40 (46, 54, 58, 68) hdc.

Repeat Increase Row 1 (2, 2, 3, 4) more times – 42 (50,58, 64, 76) hdc at end of last row.

Next 1 (2, 2, 3, 4) Rows: Chain 2, skip first hdc, hdc in each hdc across and in top of chain-2; turn.

Divide For Armholes

Right Back-Row 1 (Right Side): Chain 2, skip first hdc, hdc in next 12 (15, 18, 20, 25) hdc; turn leaving remaining sts unworked – 13 (16, 19, 21, 26) hdc. Work 5 (5, 7, 9, 11) more rows even in hdc on these sts. Fasten off.

Front: Join yarn in next st of last long row; chain 2, hdc in next 15 (17, 19, 21, 23) hdc; turn – 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) hdc.

Work 5 (5, 7, 9, 11) more rows even in hdc on these sts.

Fasten off.

Left Back: Join yarn in next st of last long row; chain 2, hdc in next 12 (15, 18, 20, 25) hdc; turn – 13 (16, 19, 21, 26) hdc. Work 5 (5, 7, 9, 11) more rows even in hdc on these sts. Fasten off.

Join Lower Body

With right side facing, join yarn in first st of Right Back; chain 2, skip first hdc, hdc in next 12 (15, 18, 20, 25) sts of

Right Back, hdc in next 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) sts of Front, hdc in next 13 (16, 19, 21, 26) sts of Left Back; turn – 42 (50, 58, 64, 76) hdc. Work 3 (5, 7, 9, 11) more rows even in hdc, end wrong side row.

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Shape Lower Right Back

Chain 2, skip first hdc, hdc in next 9 (13, 16, 17, 22) hdc, dec2 (dec1, dec1, dec2, dec2); turn – 11 (15, 18, 19, 24) sts.

** Decrease 2 (1, 1, 1, 2) sts at same edge until 5 (9, 10,10, 22) sts remain. Fasten off.

Size Extra Large Only: Dec1 st at same edge until 12 sts remain. Fasten off. **

Skip next 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) sts of last long row, join yarn in next st; chain 2, dec2 (dec1, dec1, dec2, dec2), hdc in each st to end; turn – 11 (15, 18, 19, 24) sts. Repeat from ** to ** of Lower Right Back shaping.

Collar

With right side facing and working in remaining loops of beginning chain at neck, join yarn in first chain; chain 2, work 36 (42, 50, 54, 64) hdc across; turn – 37 (43, 51, 55, 65) hdc.

Work 2 (4, 4, 6, 6) rows even in hdc.

Edging

Chain 1, PC in first hdc, * sc in next hdc, chain 6, slip st in 6th chain from hook, PC in next st; repeat from * across. Fasten off.

Diagram
Diagram

Sleeves

Rnd 1: With right side facing, join yarn at underarm; chain 2, work 17 (23, 29, 35, 37) hdc evenly around armhole; join with a slip st in top of chain-2 – 18 (24, 30, 36, 38) hdc.

Rnds 2-4 (2-6, 2-6, 2-8, 2-8): Chain 2, hdc in next hdc and each hdc around; join. Fasten off.

Finishing

Mark Left Back for 5 evenly spaced button loops. With RS facing, join yarn at Left Back neck edge; chain 1, [sc to next marker, (sc, chain 3, sc) in marked st] 5 times, sc to top of

Right Back neck edge taking care to keep work flat. Fasten off. Sew buttons opposite button loops.

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