White Dog

White Dog
Materials Needed:
Size 7 steel crochet hook
Size 10 white crochet thread
Black embroidery thread
Yarn needle
Fiberfill
abbreviations used:
ch   chain
st    stitch
sc   single crochet
sc dec    single crochet decrease
yo   yarn over
*Ch 1 at the start of a round does not count as a stitch.
Instructions:

Finger puppet:
Round 1:   make an adjustable ring, ch1, 6 sc in ring, join. (6 sc)
Round 2:  ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.  (12 sc)
Round 3:  ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in the next st, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in the next st, repeat from * around, join.  (18 sc)
Round 4:  ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join.  (24 sc)
Round 5:  ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * around, join.  (30 sc)
Rounds 6 -14:  ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.  (30 sc)
Round 15:  ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, *sc dec over the next 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * around, join. (24 sc)
Round 16:  ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, *sc dec over the next 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join. (18 sc)
Round 17:  ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and the next st, 1 sc in the next  st, *sc dec over the next 2 sts, 1 sc in the next  st, repeat from * around, join.  (12 sc) Stuff dog’s head.
Round 18:   ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and next st, sc dec over next 2 sts, around, join. (6 sc)
Round 19:  ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.  (12 sc)
Round 20:  ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in the next st, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in the next st, repeat from * around, join.  (18 sc)
Round 21:  ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join.  (24 sc)
Round 22:  ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * around, join.  (30 sc)
Rounds 21 – 38:  ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join, finish off and weave in ends.  (30 sc)
Embroider eyes and nose on face.
Ears (make 2):
Ch 9
Row 1:  sc in the second ch from hook and in the next 7 chs, ch 1 turn.  (8 sc)
Row 2:  sc in the first sc and in each of the next 7 chs, ch 1, turn.  (8 sc)
Row 3:  sc in the first sc and in each of the next 7 chs, rotate but don’t turn, work 3 sc in the bottom of the ear, rotate but don’t turn, working in the bottom of the foundation chain, sc in each of the next 8 chains, finish off and weave in ends.  Sew ears to side of dog’s head.
Arms (make 2):
Round 1:   make an adjustable ring, ch1, 4 sc in ring, join. (4 sc)
Round 2:  ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.  (8 sc)
Rounds 3 – 12:  ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.  (8 sc)
After round 12, leave an 8 inch  tail for sewing and cut thread.  Sew arms to side of body.
*This pattern has not been tested so if there are any questions or problems, please let me know.

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