Friday, May 14, 2010

Longneck Dinosaur



Materials:
One color of 4 ply yarn
One pair of 9mm safety eyes

Crochet Hook:
3.5mm

Extras:
Stitch marker
Poly-fill
Yarn needle

Abbreviations used in this pattern:
ch chain
sc single crochet
st stitch
sts stitchs
hdc half double crochet stitch
dec decrease a stitch (*insert hook into next st, yarn over, draw up a loop* twice, yarn over and draw through all three loops on the hook.)
*repeat directions inside* as many times as indicated

This pattern is worked in rounds, use a stitch marker to mark the end of your rounds.


Tail/Body
(Piece is made working from the tip of the tail to the chest.)
With body color make a slip ring. sc to join. Sc 4 additional times into the ring. (4)
R1-R3 Sc in each sc around (4)
R4 *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc* around (6)
R5-R7 Sc in each sc around (6)
R8 *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc* around (9)
R9-R10 Sc in each sc around (9)
R11 *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc* around (14)
R12-R15 Sc in each sc around (14)
R16 *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc* four times then 2sc in the next sc, sc in the last sc (19)
R17-R18 sc in each sc around (19)
R19 *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc* around (29)
R20-R34 sc in each sc around (29)
R35 *dec, 1 sc in next sc* around (19)
R36 sc in each sc around (19)
R37 *dec, 1 sc in next sc* around
Stuff the body. Next, continue with R37 until hole closes.
Sew in loose ends

Neck
With body color make a slip ring. sc to join. Sc 6 additional times into the ring. (6)
R1 2 sc in each sc around (12)
R2-R15 sc in each sc around (12)
R16 *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc* around (18)
R17 sc in each sc around (18)
R18 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 2 sts* around (24)
R19 sc in each sc around (24)
Stuff the neck and sew the open end to the body

Head
With body color make a slip ring. sc to join. Sc 6 additional times into the ring. (6)
R1 2 sc in each sc around (12)
R2-R6 sc in each sc around (12)
Place safety eyes on the head and stuff. Sew the head onto the neck

Legs (Make 4)
With body color make a slip ring. sc to join. Sc 6 additional times into the ring. (6)
R1 2 sc in each sc around (12)
R2-R11 sc in each sc around (12)
Stuff the legs and sew them onto the body


12 comments:

Crochet Christy said...

This is adorable! Thanks for the pattern!

Sayjai said...

Thank you for the free pattern. He is so cool. There are not many free dinosaur patterns. Again thank you.

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

Aww, he's darling, I love him! Thanks so much for the pattern, I'll be linking.

Crystal said...

Thank you so much for providing this for free! Very generous of you, and an adorable pattern!

Mike said...

Thank you so much for the pattern! I'm using it and I've found one small typo so far: in R16 of the body, it should be *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc, 1 sc* around in order to get 19 stitches.

HoneyScrap said...

Thanks so much for the pattern! My daughter is really into dinosaurs right now:) I posted my version on my craft blog and linked back to your blog:) Thanks again!

Jo said...

Thank you for this pattern.It is such an easy and simple one to make.I made one for my 5 yr old son and he absolutely loves it :)

CB said...

Adorable design! I am planning on making this for my five-year-old cousin! This is the best and safest dinosaur pattern I have found yet! I look forward to crocheting it very soon.

M muto-edison said...

I had to look very hard to find a great dino pattern. Thank you

M muto-edison said...

I had to look very hard to find a great dino pattern. Thank you

Ellisen said...

Thank you for the lovely dino! A grandson is asking for them now.

mimi mardiyah said...

can you please tell me how to give you a credit design