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Dog Bone Crochet Pattern – Free

    Dog Bone Crochet Pattern free
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    How to crochet a dog bone?

    This dog bone crochet pattern is a quick and easy project! In fact, the bone applique is made in just 3 rounds! You will need to know all your basic crochet stitches to complete the project. I used DK/light worsted weight yarn, but this pattern will also work with aran or worsted yarn too.

    Dog Bone Applique

    This free crochet dog bone applique pattern is great for decorating projects for Halloween, dog lovers and dogs items. The flat dog bone crochet pattern can be simply sewn onto almost any project to create a fun theme. The small crochet bone applique is a fast and fun project.

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    • DK yarn
    • 4mm crochet hook
    • Scissors
    • Sewing needle


    Size & Gauge

    • Gauge – 1” x 1” = 4 rows of 4 sc
    • Size – 9cm x 4.5cm


    USA Terminology (U.K. translation)

    • ch – Chain
    • dc – Double crochet
    • hdc – Half double crochet
    • sc – Single crochet
    • 2sc – 2 sc in 1 space (increase)
    • sl st – Slip stitch
    • st/sts – Stitch/Stitches
    • tr – Treble crochet

    Pattern notes

    • Chains and slip stitches are not included in stitch count.
    • Keep starting chains tight, or go down a hook size to avoid gaps
    • Start every round in the same stitch as the slip stitch.

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    Dog Bone Applique

    Round 1

    • ch x 13 then start in second ch from hook
    • 5sc, sc x 10, 5sc
    • sc x 10 in opposite side chains
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (30 sts)

    Round 2

    • Start in same stitch as previous sl st
    • 2sc x 5, sc x 10, 2sc x 5, sc x 10
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (40 sts)

    Round 3

    Start in same stitch as previous sl st

    • *In the next 4 sts:
    • sc & hdc, dc & tr, tr & dc, hdc & sc
    • sl st x 2
    • In the next 4 sts:
    • sc & hdc, dc & tr, tr & dc, hdc & sc
    • sl st x 10*
    • Repeat between *’s: 1 more time
    • sl st to first st & fasten off

    (32 sts & 25 sl st)