Newborn Dragon by Megan Lapp

Newborn Dragon

April 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
3.25 mm (D)
100 - 150 yards (91 - 137 m)
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Developed by Megan Lapp aka Crafty Intentions, this pattern is for a Newborn Dragon! It is recommended for advanced beginner skill level or above. Gauge is not crucial to the pattern of the body, head, and limbs, as long as the stitches are tight enough to hold the stuffing, but the Gauge of the Pink Dragon in the picture below is 6 stitches per inch, 6 rows per inch. A D or C size crochet hook is recommended with DK or Fingering or Sport weight yarn and you will need a darning needle to weave in the yarn ends and sew any holes shut. You may use an even lighter yarn (Fingering or sock weight), but you will need to use a smaller size hook.

A Newborn Dragon from this pattern is 4 inches tall from top of the head to bottom of the feet, and 8 inches long from the nose to the end of the tail. This pattern is written in U.S. terminology.

This newborn dragon is free standing and poseable if you use wire. It uses one part of one piece of one package of 18g paper wrapped floral craft wire to create a simple spine for the dragon’s body which allows for the head and tail to be moveable. There are specific instructions for 13 different body parts that you can selectively combine into many different body positions. Seven unique body positions are explained and identified in the pattern including sitting, laying down, rearing up, etc. You can also combine different limb patterns for unique body positions of your own making. Have fun with it!

This pattern is 28 pages long and contains a full set of instructions with photographic illustrations, and a full set of printer-friendly, text-only instructions.

Pictures that include a larger, medium, and small dragon are to note the difference in size between the original dragon pattern (Found here: ), the Juvenile Dragon pattern (Found here:, and this Newborn Dragon Pattern. This little one is much smaller, fits in the palm of your hand, and takes only a couple of hours to make.

This pattern has been tested!

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This pattern is FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. The pattern (or parts of it) may not be reproduced, distributed or resold, translated, published, altered, shared or posted (for sale or free) over the internet or offline. You can sell items made from this pattern, provided they are handmade by yourself in a limited number and you give credit to the designer.