Zero the Ghost Dog

Dec 28, 2007
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Comments: 7

Author

Cora Shaw

Introduction

I am a huge fan of Nightmare Before Christmas. I hope that you enjoy this design.

Materials List

· Worsted weight yarn
o Small amounts
§ Orange (A)
§ Black (B)
o White (MC)

· Crochet hook US F5/3.75 mm

Finished Size

one size

Gauge

not important

The Pattern

Head
Starting at the pumpkin nose, with A chain 2
Rnd 1:6 Sc in second chain from hook. Do not join, mark beg of rnds.
Rnd 2: 2 Sc in each sc around: 12.
Rnds 3-4: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 5: * Sc next 2 sc together in the back loops; rep from * around, join with slipstitch, break A: 6
Rnd 6: Attach MC in joined slipstitch, 2 Sc in each sc around: 12
Rnd 7-9: Sc in each sc around
Rnd 10: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around: 18
Rnd 11-13: Sc in each sc around
Rnd 14: sc in the front loops of the next 5 sc, 2 sc in the front loops next 7 sc; sc in the front loops of the next 5 sc: 25
Rnd 15-17: Sc in each sc around
Rnd 18: sc in the of the next 5 sc, *2 sc in the next sc, sc in the next sc*; rep from * 7times; sc in the of the next 5 sc: 30
Rnd 19-28: Sc in each sc around
Rnd 29: * Sc in the next 4 sc, sc next 2 sc together; rep from * around: 26.
Rnd 30: * Sc in the next 3 sc, sc next 2 sc together; rep from * around: 20.
Rnd 31: * Sc in the next 2 sc, sc next 2 sc together; rep from * around: 14.
Rnd 32: * Sc in the next sc, sc next 2 sc together; rep from * around: 8.
Rnd 33: * sc next 2 sc together; rep from * around, join: 4.

Stuff head before sewing closed.

Body
With MC, Chain 46
Row 1: Sc in each chain, ch 1, turn
Row 2-25: Sc in each sc across, ch1, turn
Row 26: Sc in the next 22 sc, sl st in the next sc, ch1, turn
Row 27-30: First Half: Sc in each sc across, ch1, turn. At end of row 30, fasten off and weave in end.

Row 27-30: Second Half: Sc in each sc across, ch1, turn. At end of row 30, fasten off and weave in end.

Eyes:
With smaller hook and black, chain 2.

Rnd 1: 8 Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with a slip stitch, fasten off.

Embroider on facial features and you are done.

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Comments

Dlconcidine wrote
on Jan 1, 2008 10:22 AM

That is adorable. I too love the Nightmare Before Christmas. Danny Elfman and Tim Burton are always great together.

Cora Shaw@2 wrote
on Jan 1, 2008 2:09 PM

Thank you. Tim Burton is great. The next movie to see is Sweeney Todd.

franbob wrote
on Jun 19, 2008 10:10 AM

where's his ears???

he won't be able to hear jack

Cora Shaw@2 wrote
on Jun 19, 2008 12:22 PM

I am sorry I forgot the ears. Give me a couple of days and I will have some ears for Zero.

Cora

marcyb1 wrote
on Dec 22, 2008 6:08 PM

I love this!! so cute :)

vampicfaery wrote
on Sep 21, 2009 8:36 AM

awww... I love Nightmare Before Christmas.. my living room is done up in all the characters. I would love to add this to my collection! Thanks and great job!

Cora Shaw@2 wrote
on Sep 21, 2009 12:43 PM

I have to crochet his ears, not sure what they look like though. I will have to watch the movie again.

Cora