Spot Dog Pillow Pal by Marie Segares

Spot Dog Pillow Pal

Crochet
July 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.0 mm (G)
364 - 445 yards (333 - 407 m)
Fits a 16” (40.5 cm) round pillow form.
US
Flag of English English
This pattern is available for $2.50 USD
buy it now or visit pattern website

A free version is also available.

Spot Dog is the third of three animal pillow pals made using pillow inserts for the 2019 Christmas in July Make Along with Underground Crafter!

This pattern is available for FREE on my blog here.

The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable PDF for sale on Ravelry includes the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements.

Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round, increasing, crocheting in the back loop only, decreasing
Seaming using whipstitch and single crochet (with linked photo tutorials)
Special stitch: dc2tog (with written instructions in pattern and linked video tutorial)

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Fits a 16” (40.5 cm) round pillow form.

Materials
Red Heart Super Saver yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/364 yd/333 m) – 2 skeins in 311 White (CA), 1 skein in 312 Black (CB), and 1 skein in 373 Petal Pink (CC), or approximately 395 yd (361 m) in CA, 45 yd (41 m) in CB, and 5 yd (4.5 m) in CC in any medium weight yarn.

US Size G-6/4 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Fairfield Poly-Fil Premier 16” Round Accent Pillow Insert.

10.5 mm round blue safety eyes – 1 pair.

Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker set, or locking stitch markers.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be tight so that pillow doesn’t show through.