Balloon Dog by Joyce Overheul

Balloon Dog

Crochet
September 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.0 mm (G)
US
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There’s a bit of Jeff Koons in all of us. Or a clown. Or both. Now you can make your very own crochet balloon dog. This one won’t inflate and let you down during parties or other festive activities, that’s for sure.

This pattern is also available in a set combined with a Balloon Poodle Dog crochet pattern, which can be found here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/627032148/balloon-dog-croche...

Needed materials to make this item:

  • crochet hook, size G (6) / 4.0mm
  • yarn type: worsted weight / aran
  • amount of yarn needed: 270m/300yd
  • tapestry/sewing needle
  • fiberfill

Needed skills to make this item:

  • magic ring
  • chain stitches
  • slip stitches
  • single crochet
  • increasing and decreasing
  • basic sewing skills

Overall skill level: advanced beginner

Size of the finished fish:
When made with the described yarn and hook size, this balloon dog will become about 8”/20cm tall.

The pattern is written in US crochet terminology and is available in English. The pattern description is written using abbreviations; there’s an extensive list included to explain all abbreviations used. There are also a lot of detailed pictures included to guide you through the pattern.