Tiny Weiner Puppy

Feb 11, 2008
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Author

Becky Miller

Introduction

A cute little weiner dog to keep you company!

Materials List

Materials
Worsted weight yarn in
`Brown or tan
`Collar color
`Tag Color (For Collar)
Size E (3.50 mm) crochet hook
Stuffing
Animal Eyes (or you can embroider them)

Tapestry Needle

Finished Size

About 4 or 5" long, 2" high

Gauge

Keep stitches tight so that stuffing doesn't show through stitches.

Notes

*All of pattern is worked right-side out. Do not join or ch 1 at ends of rounds unless otherwise indicated!*

If using animal eyes, place them between rounds 5 & 6*

Key:
ch: chain
st: stitch
sc: single crochet
inc: increase
dec: decrease

FO: fasten off

The Pattern

Head:
1) Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook (6)
2) 2 sc in each sc around (12)
3) *2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next st* around (18)
4) *2 sc in 1st st, sc in next 2 sts* around (24)
5-8) sc in each sc around
9) *sc dec over the next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts* around (18)
10) *sc dec over the next 2 sts, sc in next st* around (12)
STUFF
11) sc in the next 12, sl st. (12) Ch 1, turn
12) sc in the next 4, ch 1, turn (4)
13-14) sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (4)
15) 2 sc in next st, sc in next 2, 2 sc in last st, ch 1, turn (6)
16) sc in each st across. (6) Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Body:
1) Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook (6)
2) 2 sc in each sc around (12)
3) *2 sc in next st, sc in next st* around (18)
4–20) sc in each sc around (18)
STUFF
21) *sc dec* around (9)
22) repeat round 21, sc in last st (5)

Sl st in next st, fasten off, weave in the ends.

SEW HEAD ON BODY WITH NECK COVERING ROUND 22.
Snout
1)Ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook (5)
2) 2 sc in each sc around (10)
3) Sc in each sc around (10)
4) *sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st* 2 times (12)
5-6) Sc in each sc around (12)
Sl st in next st, fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.
Legs (Make 4):
1) Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook (6)
2-6) sc in each sc around (6)
Sl st in next st, fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.
Stuff each leg firmly.
Ears (Make 2):
1) Ch 2, 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (4)
2) 2 sc in each sc around (8)
3) Repeat round 2 (16)
4-5) Sc in each sc around. Sl st in next st, fasten off, leaving a LONG tail for sewing.
Tail:
Ch 10. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook, and in next ch. Sc in last 7 sts. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Collar:
With collar color, ch 15. Sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each ch across. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Tag
Join tag color on the underside of the middle chain of collar. (About the 7th or 8th st) Ch 4, and sl st in same st. Fasten off, weave in the ends.
Assembly
1)Sew 2 legs onto front of dog, and 2 legs onto back of dog. Use pictures to help with placement.
2) Press ear flat, and sew up the opening. Sew ears on both sides of head, making sure the ‘pointy’ part of the ear is facing towards the dogs’ bottom. The ears should be a little bit tacked down, so they don’t look they are wings on his head.
3) Sew snout to front of puppy’s face, using pictures if needed. *When sewing on snout, every couple of sts, put needle between 2 sts at a time...kind of like decreasing. Then sew on his nose with black or dark brown yarn.
4) Sew tail to puppy’s bottom. The pointy end of the tail should be pointing towards the head.
5) Wrap collar around dog’s neck. Sew ends together.

6) Embroider on eyes, if not using doll eyes.

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