Puppy Granny Square


Here it is, as promised, a puppy granny square.

GET printable PDF for this pattern here.

Materials: 

  • Yarn: Kartopu Bebe  100 % acrylic (50 g / 150 mt), in colors white, red and black.
  • Crochet hook, size US 7/ 4.5 mm.
Measurements of the square: 15.5 cm X 15.5 cm / 6.1 inch X 6.1 inch approx.

Crochet terms (US):
  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • hdc: half double crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • tc: treble crochet
  • st: stitch
  • sl st: slip stitch.


Pattern:


With the white yarn, make a magic ring.


Round 1: ch 1, into the magic ring sc 6, sl st into the first ch. (6 sts)


Round 2: ch 1, sc 2 in each st, sl st into the first ch. (12 sts)


Rounds 3 and 4: ch 1, sc in each st, sl st into the first ch. (12 sts)


Round 5: ch 3 and dc in the first st, dc 2 in each st, sl st into the third ch of first ch 3. (24 sts)


Round 6: ch 3 and dc in the first st, *dc in dc, dc 2 in dc, repeat from * to last dcdc in dc, sl st into the third ch of first ch 3. (36 dcs).


Round 7: ch 3 and dc in the first st, *dc in dc twice, dc 2 in dc, repeat from * to last  2 stsdc in dc twice, sl st in the third ch of first ch 3. (48 dcs).

Round 8: ch 3 and dc in the first dc, *dc in dc three times, dc 2 in dc, repeat from * to last 3 sts, dc in dc three times, sl st in the third ch of first ch 3. (60 dcs). 




Cut off the yarn and weave in the loose ends. With the red yarn work the next rounds as follows:


Round 9: bind on yarn in the last st you've made ch 1 and sc in the same st (you can make a standing sc), *sc in st, hdc in st twice, dc in st twice, tc in st, (tr, ch 2, tr) in st, tr in st, dc in st twice, hdc in st twice, sc in st three times, repeat from * three times, sc in st, hdc in st twice, dc in st twice, tc in st, (tr, ch 2, tr) in st, tr in st, dc in st twice, hdc in st twice, sc in st twice, sl st to first sc.

Rounds 10-12: ch 3 (counts as dc), *dc in dc to ch 2 space, *(dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, repeat from * four times, dc in dc to end, sl st to third ch of first ch 3.


Cut off the yarn and weave in the loose ends.

Embroider the nose and eyes with the black yarn.



The ears: 

Leave a 10 cm / 4" length yarn at the beginning.

Row 1: with the black yarn ch 4, in the 4th chain  from the hook dc 2, turn. (total 3 sts)

Row 2: ch 3, dc into the same st, dc 2 in dc twice, turn. (total 6 sts)

Rows 3-6: ch 3, dc in dc to end. (total 6 dcs). 

Leave 15 cm / 6" yarn before cutting it off. 

Sew the ears at the edge of round 8, use the yarn left at the beginning of the ears to anchor the tips of them to the square.



Check out my previous granny square for The Year of The Chicken.




Lastly, feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions or find something confusing in the pattern.


Happy crocheting/knitting! follow me on Instagram @wiams_crafts and Twitter @wiamscrafts to see my upcoming projects.

Comments

  1. Awe! This is so cute! I love your chicken one also!! :)

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  2. I don't crochet, can you change any of these to knitted projects?

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  3. The puppy would make a cute pillow for a kid's room. Both are cute.

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  4. These animal squares are soooo cute!

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  5. Any chance there is a video? Just learning and really don’t read these patterns well.

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    1. I am sorry I don't have videos right now, but the Idea of making ones is in the way.
      This link is very helpful:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aB2tF1GuIpU

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