Pat the Poodle

Source:  http://handmadebymother.blogspot.com/2010/09/pat-poodle.html

Pat the Poodle

LILY RUG YARN, Art. 241: 3 skeins White, Lt. Gray, Lavender, Black or other desired color; and

LILY SIX STRAND FLOSS, Art. 21: 2 skeins Black.

No. G or 6 Aluminum Crochet Hook and No. 7 Steel Crochet Hook.

30’’ White ribbon ½’’ wide.
2 eyes (or black beads).
28’’ wood dowel ¼’’ size.

Work tightly for best results.

BODY: Starting at tail with Rug Yarn and G or 6 hook, ch 2.
1st rnd.: 6 sc in 2d ch from hook. Do not join rnds but mark end of rnds. Work in back lps.
2nd rnd.: (2 sc in next sc) 6 times.
3rd rnd.: (2 sc in next sc for an inc, sc in next 2 sc) 4 times (16 sc).
Work even, without incs. Thru 8th rnd.
9th thru 13th rnds.: Inc once at beg. of each of these 5 rnds.
14th thru 16th rnds.: Make these 3 rnds even.
17th rnd.: (Draw up a lp in next 2 sc, Y O and draw thru 3 lps on hook for a dec, sc in next sc) repeated until 10 sc are left. Cut a piece of dowel the length of body. Insert in body, stuff with an old nylon hose and close end with sl sts. Fasten off.

LEG: Ch 2. 4 sc in 2d ch from hook. Working as for Body, (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc) 6 times (10 sc in final rnd). *Mark last sc. Now work even thru 14th rnd. Sl st in next sc and cut with long sewing end. Stuff with a piece of dowel and nylon hose. Make 4 and sew 2 under each end of Body.

NECK: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2d ch from hook.
2nd rnd.: (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) 4 times (10 sc).
Work even thru 15th rnd, stuff with dowel and hose, and close end with sl sts. Sew starting end to top of front end of Body.

HEAD: Repeat Leg to *. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc) twice, sl st in next 3 sc. Cut with sewing end. Stuff with hose and sew to front of neck at top.

FOOT: With Black and No. 7 hook, ch 2.
1st rnd.: 6 sc in 2d ch from hook. Do not join rnds. Mark end of rnds.
2nd rnd.: Working in back lps, (2 sc in next sc) 6 times.
3rd rnd.: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6 times.
4th rnd.: (Sc in 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 3 times (21 sc).
Work even for 3 rnds. Sl st in next sc and cut with sewing end. Make 4. Slip one on bottom of each leg and sew in place.

NOSE: Repeat Foot thru 4th rnd. Work 1 rnd even. Sl st in next sc, cut and sew on nose.

LEG TRIM: With Rug Yarn and No. 6 hook, ch 11.
1st row: Sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, * draw out lp on hook ¾’’ long, Y O and draw thru lp, sc in single back strand of long lp (Knot St made), make a 2d Knot St (to complete a K st loop), sc in next st of chain. Repeat from * across (9 lps).
2nd row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, hold next lp down tightly in front, sc in next sc between lps) repeated across to end sc.
3rd row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, (K St lp, sc in next sc) 9 times.
4th row: Repeat 2nd row. Cut with sewing end. Place around leg above foot, sew ends tog. and sew to leg. Repeat on all legs.

BODY TRIM: Ch 22, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, (make two 1’’ long Knot Sts for a K St lp, sc in next ch) 20 times.
2nd row:
Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, holding lps down in front, sc in next 20 sc between lps.
3rd row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, (make a K St lp as for 1st row, sc in next sc) 20 times.
4th row: Repeat 2nd row.
5th row: Ch 1, turn, sk 1st sc, sc in next sc, (K St lp, sc in next sc) 7 times.
6th row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, (sc in next sc between lps) 7 times.
7th row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, (K St lp, sc in next sc) 7 times. Repeat 6th and 7th rows thru 9 lp rows (from beginning). Repeat 6th row again. Place 2 long lp rows around body behind neck, sew ends tog. under body. Bring short rows around front and sew last row to long row. Then sew edges firmly to body, neck and top of legs.

TAIL TUFT: Ch 2, sc in 2d ch from hook, (make two 2’’ Knot Sts, sc in same starting st) 3 times. Cut with sewing end.

TRIM: Ch 2, sc in 2d ch from hook, (make two 1’’ Knot Sts, sc in same st) 5 times. Do not join.
2nd row: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st sc, holding lps down in front, (2 sc in next sc) 5 times.
3rd row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, (K St lp, sc in next sc) 11 times.
4th row: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st sc, (2 sc in next sc between lps) 11 times.
5th row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, (K St lp, sc in next sc) 23 times.
6th row: Ch 1, turn, sl st in 1st sc (sl st in next sc) 23 times. Cut with sewing end. Sew ends of rows tog, sew Tail Tuft in center of Trim and sew on back of body.

HEAD TRIM: Ch 13, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, (make two ¾’’ Knot Sts, sc in next ch) 11 times.
2nd row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, holding lps down in front, (sc in next sc) 11 times.
3rd row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, (K St lp, sc in next sc) 11 times.
4th row: Repeat 2nd row.
5th row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, (K St lp, sc in next sc) twice, (K St lp, draw up a lp in next 2 sc, Y O and draw thru all 3 lps for a dec) 3 times, (K St lp, sc in next sc) 3 times.
6th row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 8 sc.
7th row: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st sc, K St lp, sc in next sc, (K St lp, dec in next 2 sc) 3 times, K St lp, sc in next (end) sc.
8th row: Ch 1, turn, sl st in 1st sc, (sl st in next sc) 5 times. Cut, fold this last row in center and sew 2 halves tog. Place starting row around head and sew tog underneath. Sew all edges down closely. Sew eyes in place. Tie a ribbon bow around neck and around base of tail tuft.

Comments