Puppy Dog Lovey by Sweet Softies

Puppy Dog Lovey

Crochet
December 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
2.75 mm (C)
6.5 mm (K)
Blanket is approximately 16" x 16"
US
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The Puppy Lovey Pattern provides instructions for crocheting a sweet, baby security blanket with a handsome puppy dog to cuddle! This pattern is very quick to work up, and great as a baby shower gift. Customize your project by using different yarn colors for the puppy or blanket, and add embellishments such as buttons, appliques, or more!

Finished Measurements:
Blanket size: approximately 16 inches x 16 inches

Level:
Advanced beginner. Requires familiarity with stitches used (below), joining rounds, attaching yarn, changing color, and sewing parts together.

Stitches/Terms Used (US Terminology):
MR: magic ring (a.k.a. magic circle, magic loop)
Ch: chain
Sc: single crochet
Dc: double crochet
Sl st: slip stitch
Inc: increase (two sc in same stitch)
Dec: decrease (sc two stitches together)
BLO: back loops only

Materials:
Worsted medium weight 4 yarn in puppy and blanket colors (I used: tan, brown, off-white for the puppy / light, medium, and dark blue for the blanket)
My favorite medium weight yarns to use are: Caron Simply Soft, Red Heart Soft, Vanna’s Choice (Lion Brand), or Lion Brand Heartland)
2.75 mm hook for the bunny
6.50 crochet hook for the blanket (I love Clover Amour hooks!)
Fiberfill stuffing
Yarn needle
Scissors

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