Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Retriever Puppies II: Flatty, Golden, Curly

Retriever Puppies II:
Curly, Golden, Flatty

by Jenna Wingate

The 2nd and final installment of Retriever Puppies includes: 
Golden Retriever 
Flatcoated Retriever 
Curlycoated Retriever 
These are the 20th, 21st, and 22nd dog breeds available as a Blankie!!!

16 pages in American Crochet Terms 
Detailed assembly instructions 
Lots of pictures! 
Photo-tutorial for the LOOP stitch 
Handy index to find the parts you need for the dog you want to make first! 
Pattern is written with ease of reading and keeping your place in mind.
Difficulty Rating:  & 
(The Curly uses a few special stitches, but promise they aren't THAT hard!)

Materials:

#4 yarn
Color A – main fur color (350yds)
Color B - nose and paw pads (40yds)
Small amounts of black, white, and eye color
Golden only: An additional 20yds of #2 weight (baby yarn) in white or cream for feathering. Alternatively, you can use #4 weight and comb or split the fringe after attached.
Crochet Hooks:
G/6 4.00mm
I/9 5.00mm
Stitch Markers
Tapestry Needle
Quilting Pins (long straight pins)
Felt to match color A (optional)
Stuffing

Stitches Used:
MR – Magic Ring or Circle
Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Hdc – half double crochet
Sc2tog – single crochet 2 together
Sc4tog – single crochet 4 together
Hdc2tog – half double crochet 2 together
Sk – skip
Slst – slip stitch
Tr – treble crochet
BLO – back loop only
RS/WS – right side/wrong side
YO – yarn over
Lsc – long single crochet – single crochet into the stitch 1 row below, pulling your stitch tall to match the height of the current row.
Ldc – long double crochet – Yarn over and insert hook into the stitch 1 row below and complete dc as usual.
PUFF – Puff Stitch – (YO, insert hook, pull up a loop) 4 times in the same stitch. YO and pull through all 9 stitches on your hook.
LOOP – Loop Stitch – see last page

FO – Finish Off

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