Coaster Critter – Dog

FP203 Dog Critter Coaster

 

CRITTER COASTER – DOG

Pattern #FP203

Original Designs By: Maggie Weldon

Skill Level: Beginner Skill

Size: 5” Diameter (fits over a CD)
Materials: Sport Weight Yarn;
Beige (MC) ½ oz, 36 yd; Brown (Bn) ¼ oz, 18 yd;
Black (Bk) 4 yd;

Additional Materials: Glue, Yarn Needle
½” Wiggly Eyes – 2

Crochet Hook: Size F-5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 2 rnds in dc = 2” across.

 

 

Abbreviations

ch chain rnd round
dc double crochet sc single crochet(s)
hdc half double crochet sl st(s) slip stitch(es)
lp(s) loop(s) sp(s) space(s)
rem remaining st(s) stitch(es)
rep repeat yo yarn over

 

Special Stitches

Double Crochet Decrease (dc dec): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, dc in next 2 sts, yo and pull through 3 loops on hook.

 

Dog Coaster

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting in center, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 11 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. (12 dc) JOIN ALL DC RNDS IN THIS MANNER. DO NOT TURN EACH RND.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each dc around; join. (24 dc)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) 11 times; join. (36 dc)
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) 11 times; join. (48 dc)
Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) 11 times; join. (60 dc)
Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) 11 times; join. (72 dc)
Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc dec, (dc in next dc, dc dec) around. (48 dc)
Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc dec, (dc in next dc, dc dec) around. (32 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

 

 

EARS (Make 2)

Row 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with Bn, ch 20, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next 8 ch, dc in next 8 ch, 6 dc in last ch; working in unused lps of starting ch on other side, dc in next 8 ch, hdc in next 9 ch.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 8 hdc, dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next 6 dc, dc in next 8 dc, hdc in next 8 hdc; working in sides of rows, sl st in start ch, sl st in top of first dc. Finish off and weave in ends.

NOSE

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with Bk, ch 8, 3 dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 3 ch, 6 dc in last ch, working in unused lps of starting ch on other side, dc in next 3 ch, 3 dc in last ch; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing (use photo as guide)

 

– Slip Coaster over CD with Rnds 7 & 8 at the back.
– Position and sew (or glue) facial features to front of Coaster and glue Wiggly eyes in place.

Enjoy,
Maggie

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