Friday, June 12, 2015

Pit Bull Blankie

The 15th dog breed blankie is the fantastic American Pit Bull Terrier!!! Clever, lovable, often misunderstood, and sadly ill-used at times still, the Pittie is a symbol of triumph of good over evil. Fabulous companions and family pets, they are warm, attentive, and loyal like all terriers with the added bonus of being quite huggable!

This design puts a lot of focus on the distinct head-shape and big smoochable snout of the breed and gives you a great chance to use an ombre colorway to achieve a brindle. You can follow the pattern to make a spotted dog OR you can use the bonus tips to get a solid dog and/or add additional white markings. There is also a new paw pattern that is faster and simpler- made all in one piece!

11 page PDF instant download
American Crochet Terms
Simple in-line color changes optional
simple sewing and embroidery
diagram to assist with snout shaping and embroidery
detailed pattern notes and full assembly instructions
surprisingly few ends to sew in!
all crochet parts! Safe for all ages!
medium weight yarn and polyfil!

Difficulty Rating: 

Materials:
#4 weight yarn: (color A) 320yds/290m, (color B) 80yds/73m, (color C/D) 2yds/2m,
(small amounts) black, white, eye color; Crochet hooks in: - E/4 3.5mm , G/6 4.0mm , I/9 5.5mm;  Polyfil, Stitch markers, Tapestry Needle, Straight Pins

Stitches Used: 
Ch, Sc, Sk, St, Slst, Hdc, Dc, MC, Sc2tog, Hdc2tog, RS/WS, BLO, FO
Additional Stitches may be explained in the pattern





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