Sunday, August 9, 2015

CHIHUAHUA


This is a pattern was a request from a co-worker to make replica of her favorite pet.  The one that I created while designing this pattern was almost life size.  This project took me back to my days working for Taco Bell.  I hope that you enjoy this little Mexican friend.

MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn:  white, buff and black.
G crochet hook
Polyester Fiberfil
Tapestry needle
12 mm safety eyes

BODY:
Rd 1: With white, 8 sc in magic ring.  (8)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (16)
Rd 3: sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, change to buff, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, change to white, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, change to buff, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, change to white.  (24)
Rd 4: sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, change to buff, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, change to white, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, change to buff, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice.  (32)
Rds 5-20: sc in each sc around.  (32)
Rd 21: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (24)
Rd 22: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (16)
STUFF BODY FIRMLY
Rd 23: sc2tog around.  (8)
Finish off.  Weave in each sc around, pull tight and secure.  Weave in ends.

LEGS (MAKE 4):
Rd 1: With buff, 8 sc in magic ring.  (8)
Rd 2: (sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (10)
Rds 3-6: sc in each sc around.  (10)
Rd 7: (sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (12)
Rds 8-11: sc in each sc around.  (12)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Stuff LEGS firmly.  Sew LEGS to BODY.

TAIL:
Rd 1: With buff, 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Rd 2: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (8)
Rds 3-11: sc in each sc around.  (8)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Stuff firmly.  Sew TAIL to BODY.

HEAD:
Rd 1: With buff, 8 sc in magic ring.  (8)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (16)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (24)
Rd 4: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (32)
Rd 5: (sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (40)
Rds 6-13: sc in each sc around.  (40)
INSERT EYES BETWEEN RDS 9 AND 10 AND 7 SC BETWEEN EACH EYE.
Rd 14: (sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog) around.  (32)
Rd 15: (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (24)
Rd 16: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (16)
STUFF HEAD FIRMLY
Rd 17: sc2tog around.  (8)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew HEAD to BODY.

MUZZLE:
Rd 1: With buff, 5 sc in magic ring.  (5)
Rd 2; 2 sc in each sc around.  (10)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (15)
Rds 4-8: sc in each sc around.  (15)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew MUZZLE to HEAD stuffing before closing.

NOSE:
Embroider nose with black.

EARS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With buff, 4 sc in magic ring.  (4)
Rd 2: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (6)
Rd 3: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (8)
Rd 4: (sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (10)
Rd 5: (sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (12)
Rd 6: (sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (14)
Rd 7: (sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (16)
Rd 8: (sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (18)
Rds 9-10: sc in each sc around.  (18)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew EARS to HEAD with a one sc curve.

This crochet pattern is an original pattern and is © by Christjan Bee (August 2015).  Please do not claim this pattern as your own.  If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site.  You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use but you may not sell or distribute it, or sell items made from this pattern.

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