Puppy Lovey

This lovey is the cutest thing! I saw the idea on Pinterest and had to give it a go! I am not a fast crocheter so this took me about 8 hours.😬 It was totally worth it though! I used the tulip stitch from The Unraveled Mitten. Enjoy!!😊

Abbreviations:

Dc: double crochet

Sc: single crochet

Ch: chain

St: stitch

Ts: tulip stitch

Sl: slip stitch

 

Colors:

Color A: medium blue

Color B: teal

Color C: light green

 

Special stitches:

Tulip Stitch: by The Unraveled Mitten

Row  1: Dc in 3 Ch from hook, Ch 2, Sc in next Ch * skip 2 Chs. 2 Dc in next St, Ch 2, Sc in next Ch. Repeat from * across. Turn

Row 2: Ch 2, Skip 1 St. (2 Dc, Ch 2, Sc) in Ch 2 space. *Skip 3 Sts. (2 Dc, Ch 2, Sc) in Ch 2 space. Repeat from * across. Turn.

 

Pattern:

Blanket piece: color A

Ch 44

Row 1-22: Ts across

 

Border: color A

Round 1-3: Ts around. 2 Ts in corners

Round 4: with color B, Ts around. 2 Ts in corners

Round 5: with color C, Ts around 2 Ts in corners

Ears: 2x

Ch 7

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and across. Ch 1 (6)

Row 2: Sc in 2nd chain from hook and across. Sl in last st. Ch 1 (5)

Row 3-end: repeat 1-2 until one Sc is left. Tie off. Set aside.

 

Eye patch:

In magic circle, 8 Sc. Join with a Sl. Ch 1

Row 1: 2 Sc in each St across. Join with a Sl. Ch 1

Row 2: 1 Sc in each St for 8 St. Sl in next st. Ch 1

Row 3: 1 Sc in next 8 St. tie off. Set aside.

 

Head:

In a magic circle, Sc 8 connect with a Sl, Ch 1

Row 1: 2 Sc in each st around (16) Ch 1

Row 2: 2 Sc in each st around (32) Ch 1

Row 3-10: 1 Sc in each stitch (32) Ch 1

Sew on ears, eye patch, and face. Stuff head

Row 11-14: Sc in every other st

Tie shut

 

Arms: 2x

In a magic circle, 8 Sc. Join with Sl and Ch 1

Row 1: 2 Sl in each St around. Join with a Sl (16)

Row 2-13: 1 Sc in each St. Join each round with a Sl.

Tie off

 

Sewing:

Sew all parts (ears, eyes, nose, eye patch) onto face before stuffing head.

Sew arms on the bottom left and right side of the head

Pinch a corner of the blanket and place the puppy body in the position you want it in. Sew securely in place.

There you have it!!!

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