Puppy Granny Square


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

Skill level: Intermediate

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Materials: 

  • Yarn: Kartopu Bebe, 100 % acrylic, 1.8 oz (50 g), 164 yards (150 m), in the colors white, red and black.
  • Crochet hook, size US 7 (4.5 mm).

Measurements of the square: 6.1" x 6.1" (15.5 x 15.5 cm)approx.

Gauge20 sts and 11 round = 4"x 4" (10 cm x 10 cm) in double crochet.

Yardage: 60- 62 yards (55- 57 m).


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


Instructions:

With white yarn, make a magic ring.

Round 1: ch 1, sc 6 into the magic ring, 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 yarn and weave in loose ends. With 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 yarn and weave in loose ends. Embroider the nose and eyes with black yarn.




The ears: 

Leave 4" (10 cm) yarn tail at the beginning.

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

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

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

Cut yarn Leaving 6" (15 cm) yarn tail to sew in place. 

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

8 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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