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Free Crochet Pattern: Paula Puppy

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 90232AD
Rating: ***** (based on 11 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 12 in. (30.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This dog is a cute addition to our amigurumi toy collection.
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Color (A)
Vanna's Choice®

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*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860) is a 4-ply worsted-weight 100% acrylic yarn. • Solids in 3.5 oz/100g (170 yd/156 m) balls • Prints in 3 oz/85 g (145 yd/133 m) balls 100% acrylic

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•  860-126 Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Chocolate
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Note: (A)
•  860-140 Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Dusty Rose
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Note: (B)
•  860-123 Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Beige
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Note: (C)
•  860-173 Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Dusty Green
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Note: (D)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)   $  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $  
Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter
Fiberfill stuffing
Small amount of black yarn
 

Paula Puppy

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc dec) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

PUPPY
HEAD AND BODY

Beg at the top of the head, with A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 42 sts.
Rnds 8-12: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 13: 2 sc in each of first 6 sts, sc in remaining sts around – 48 sts.
Rnds 14-17: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around – 42 sts.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts. Change to B.
Rnd 22: Sc in each st around. Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Head. Begin stuffing Body. Continue stuffing piece firmly as work progresses.
Rnd 23: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 24: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts. Change to C.
Rnd 25: Sc in each st around. Change to D.
Rnds 26-27: Sc in each st around. Change to B.
Rnds 28-30: Sc in each st around. Change to C.
Rnd 31: Sc in each st around. Change to D.
Rnds 32-33: Sc in each st around. Change to B.
Rnds 34-36: Sc in each st around. Change to A.
Rnds 37-39: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 40: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 41: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 42: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 43: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts.
Rnd 44: (Sc2tog) around – 6 sts.
Fasten off.

ARMS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
Rnds 3-5: Sc in each st around. Change to B.
Rnds 6-8: Sc in each st around. Change to D.
Rnds 9-10: Sc in each st around. Change to C.
Rnd 11: Sc in each st around. Change to B.
Rnds 12-14: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

LEGS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
Rnds 3-17: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

EARS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnds 4-7: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 8: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sts, sc2tog, rep from * around – 14 sts.
Rnd 9: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 10: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, sc2tog, rep from * around – 10 sts.
Rnd 11: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, sc2tog, rep from * around – 6 sts.
Rnd 13: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

TAIL
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Sc in each st around – 4 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 6 sts.
Rnd 4: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 8 sts.
Rnd 6: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 7-11: Sc2tog, sc in the next st, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in the next st, sc2tog.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew Ears to Body. Stuff Arms and Legs lightly and sew to Body. Sew Tail to back of Body. With black yarn, embroider straight st nose. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: ***** (based on 11 reviews)
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Reviewed by Jill McNabb on 2013-01-26 *****
Very cute! I used a swirly yarn for the sweater part so I didn't have to change yarns so frequently, and it turned out great all three times I've made it.


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