Crafts Beautiful Magazine
subs-decemeber-2017
subs-decemeber-2017
 

Toys make fantastic beginner projects for those trying out crochet for the first time, and this one will make such a unique gift

instructions
  1. Head - Using 3mm hook and light pink DK make a magic ring, work 6dc into ring. Six sts
    Rnd 1: 2dc in each st to end. 12 sts
    Rnd 2: 1dc in each st to end
    Rnd 3: (1dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 18 sts
    Rnds 4-6: 1dc in each st to end
    Rnd 7: (5dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 21 sts
    Rnd 8 and every even-numbered rnd: 1dc in each st to end
    Rnd 9: (6dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 24 sts
    Rnd 11: (7dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 27 sts
    Rnd 13: (8dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 30 sts
    Rnd 15: (9dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 33 sts
    Rnd 17: (10dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 36 sts
    Insert safety eyes between Rows 13-14, approx six sts apart
    Rnd 19: (5dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 42 sts
    Rnd 21: (5dc, dc2tog) to end. 36 sts
    Rnd 22: (4dc, dc2tog) to end. 30 sts
    Rnd 23: (3dc, dc2tog) to end. 24 sts
    Stuff
    Rnd 24: (2dc, dc2tog) to end. 18 sts
    Rnd 25: (1dc, dc2tog) to end. 12 sts
    Rnd 26: (dc2tog) to end. 6 sts
    Fasten off

  2. Body - Using 3mm hook and purple DK make a magic ring, work 6dc into ring, join with a sl st to first st. Six sts
    Note: at end of each rnd, join with a sl st to first st.

    Colour instructions:
    The body of the Dachshund is worked in the foll stripe sequence: three rows purple DK, one row fluffy white DK, one row purple DK, one row fluffy white DK, * four rows green DK, one row white DK, one row green DK, one row fluffy white DK, four rows red DK, one row fluffy white DK, one row red DK, one row fluffy white DK, four rows purple DK *, one row fluffy white DK, one row purple DK, one row fluffy white DK, rep from * to *

    Rnd 1: 1ch, 2dc in each st to end. 12 sts
    Rnd 2: 1ch, (1dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 18 sts
    Rnd 3: 1ch, (2dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 24 sts
    Rnd 4: 1ch, (3dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 30 sts
    Rnd 5: 1ch, (4dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 36 sts
    Rnd 6: 1ch, (5dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 42 sts
    Rnds 7-27: 1ch, 1dc in each st to end
    Rnd 28: 1ch, (5dc, dc2tog) to end. 36 sts
    Rnd 29: 1ch, 1dc in each st to end
    Rnd 30: 1ch, (4dc, dc2tog) to end. 30 sts
    Rnds 31-39: 1ch, 1dc in each st to end
    Rnd 40: 1ch, (3dc, dc2tog) to end. 24 sts
    Rnd 41: rep Rnd 29
    Stuff
    Rnd 42: 1ch, (2dc, dc2tog) to end. 18 sts
    Rnd 43: rep Rnd 29
    Rnd 44: 1ch, (1dc, dc2tog) to end. 12 sts
    Rnd 45: 1ch, (dc2tog) to end. Six sts
    Fasten off

  3. Ear - Make two
    Using 3mm hook and purple DK make a magic ring, work 6dc into ring. Six sts
    Rnd 1: 2dc in each st to end. 12 sts
    Rnd 2: (1dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 18 sts
    Rnd 3: 1dc in each st to end
    Work in foll one-row stripe sequence: fluffy white DK, purple DK, fluffy white DK
    Rnds 4-6: 1dc in each st to end
    Change to green DK
    Rnds 7-10: 1dc in each st to end
    Work in foll one-row stripe sequence: fluffy white DK, green DK, fluffy white DK
    Rnd 11: (1dc, dc2tog) to end. 12 sts
    Rnds 12-13: 1dc in each st to end
    Change to red DK
    Rnds 14-17: rep Rnds 7-10
    Rnd 18: (dc2tog) to end. Six sts
    Fasten off

  4. Tail - Using 3mm hook and Blush Pink make a magic ring, work 6dc into ring. Six sts
    Rnds 1-4: 1dc in each st to end
    Rnd 5: (1dc, 2dc in next st) to end. Nine sts
    Rnds 6-7: 1dc in each st to end
    Rnd 8: (2dc, 2dc in next st) to end. 12 sts
    Rnds 9-10: rep Rnds 6-7
    Fasten off

  5. Foot - Make four
    Using 3mm hook and Bubblegum Pink make a magic ring, work 6dc into ring. Six sts
    Rnds 1-3: rep Rnds 1-3 of Ear. 18 sts
    Rnd 4: 3dc, (dc2tog) six times, 3dc. 12 sts
    Rnd 5-8: 1dc in each st to end
    Fasten off

  6. To make up - Sew Head and Body closed. Flatten Ears and sew to sides of Head. Sew Head to wider end of Body. Stuff Tail and sew to other end. Stuff Feet and sew to underside of Body. Using length of Pure Black embroider nose. Weave in all ends.

 
 
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