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Thursday, August 30, 2012


Candy Corn XS Dog Costume 

I made this for my chihuahua for Halloween this year and thought i would share the pattern i came up with plz feel free to sell or use finished projects as you would like but do not sell the pattern plz and thank you, the whole costume is my design but the bow tie is not that can be found on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hcxz3r9VZoQ

Key/Abbreviations/Materials 
You will need a size I crochet hook
white orange and yellow yarn
ch- chain
sl st- slip stitch
dc- dubble crochet
st(s)- stitch(s)
sc- single crochet

row 1: with white ch 35 connect with sl st in first ch to make a circle ch3 (counts as fist dc) and dc 1 in each st around for 35 dc around and join with a sl st in top of ch 3

row 2-3: ch 3 (counts as first dc) dc 1 in each st around (35 dc) and sl st to join in top ch of first ch 3 tie off (this is the middle chest piece) 

row 4: join orange in same white dc we just tied off ch 3 (counts as first dc) and dc in each st around (35 dc) join with sl st in top of ch 3

row 5-7: *ch 3 (counts as first dc) dc in the next 7 sts for a total of 8 dc and turn repeat from * 2 more times for a total of 3 rows tie off

row 8-10: join orange in 6th st from the 3 rows of 8 so there is a 5 st gap *ch 3 (counts as first dc) and dc in the next 18 sts for a total of 19dc repeat from * 2 more times

row 11: ch 3 (counts as first dc) dc in the next 18 sts for 19 dc ch 6 to go over the gap/leg hole to connect to middle chest piece and dc in each of those 8 sts ch 6 and join with a sl st in dc on other side of second gap/leg hole 

row 12: ch 3 (counts as first dc) 1 dc in each st until you come to the ch 6 across the gap/leg hole now dc 7 around that ch 6 when you come to the middle chest piece dc 8 in each st till next gap/leg hole then dc 7 around the ch's and sl st in top ch in first ch 3

row 13-15: ch 3 (counts as first dc) 1 dc in each st around sl st in top of first ch 3 tie off after row 15

row 16: 4 sts from the one we tied off at more toward the belly area is were we are going to connect with orange again ch 3 (counts as first dc) dc 1 in each of the next 37 sts for 38 dc do not join or tie off

row 17: turn ch 3 (counts as first dc) dc 1 in the next 37 sts for 38 dc tie off

row 18-23:  connect yellow in same dc as we tied off in *ch 3 (counts as first dc) dc dec across next two sts dc 1 in each st until last 3 sts dc dec across next two sts dc 1 in last st turn repeat from * tie off after row 23 

row 24: connect with yellow on side of first yellow dc in the inside by chest piece ch 4 (counts as first tc) make 6 tc around each of the sides of the yellow dc for a total of 6 times make 3 tc in top of each dc st across until side then make 6 tc in each of the side yellow dc again tie off when done

now to make the collar on top go to the top of the project and with white connect on top of the with part of costume and leave two dc in the middle open sc around till the last two you left open in the middle turn ch 3 (counts as first dc) dc in the next 2 sts then 2 dc in next st, *dc 1 in next 3 st 2 dc in next st repeat form * until end tie off fold town and sew in all your ends and your done :)

to make the bow tie all i did was ch 35 connect in first ch to make circle and tie off leaving long ch to tie around bow follow the youtube video up top for bow and use long tale on ch circle to make middle part of bow and to tie onto ch circle then just put the bow under the collar of costume now  your puppy is ready for trick or treating :) happy crocheting!


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