Free Puppy Dog Toy Knitting Pattern by Raynor Gellatly.
This pattern is aimed at beginner knitters who are looking to advance their skills as this pattern uses bobble stitch to create his little arms and legs.
I hope you enjoy knitting this little guy up and I can’t wait to see your little puppy litters.
• Set of 3.25mm needles (UK size 10, US size 3)
• Yarn needle
• Toy stuffing
• 6mm black safety eyesYarn weight: Double knitting/ worsted weight
Gauge: not important but make it tight so stuffing doesn’t show through
Finished measurements: approx 3″ tall
CO = cast on
K or k = knit
P or p = purl
Kfb = knit front and back (Knit a
stitch, leaving stitch on left needle; knit into the back loop of this
K2tog = Knit two stitches together to make one
st = stitches
*…….* = repeat the pattern set within the asterisk
BO = Bind off
sl= slip stich to working needle without knitting
psso= pass slipped stitch over last knitted stitch
To make a bobble (bbl)
1. increase 5 sts into next st (knit into front, then back, front, back, front of st). (5 sts)
3. k5, turn
4. p2tog, p1, p2tog, turn. (3 sts)
5. sl1, k2tog, psso. (1 st)
Remember never use toy safety eyes on a toy intended for a child under 3 years old, they are a potential choking hazard, please embroider on any features so they cannot be easily removed by little fingers or gnashers!
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Head & Body
CO 6 sts brown
2. kfb every sts (12sts)
4. *kfb,k1* along (18sts)
6. *kfb,k2* along (24sts)
8. k9, bbl, k4, bbl, k9
9-13. St-st 5 rows
14. K8, bbl, k6, bbl, k8
16. *K2tog* along (12sts)
18. *Kfb,k1* along (18sts)
20. *Kfb,k2* along (24sts)
22. *Kfb,k3* along (30sts)
23-27. St-st 5 rows
28. *K2tog, k3* along (24sts)
30. *K2tog, k2* along (18sts)
32. *K2tog, k1* along (12sts)
34. *K2tog * along (6sts)
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Draw tail through remaining stitches and pull tightly and secure. Use tail to mattress stitch row ends closed stopping halfway to add safety eyes and embroider on a nose then fill with stuffing, I also embroidered on his little eye patch at this stage using chain stiitch in a circle slightly bigger than the wisth of the safty eye. Close remaining opening and secure any loose yarn ends.
Ears (make 2)
CO 4 in brown
1-10 Garter stitch 10 rows
11. *k2tog* twice (2sts)
12. sl1, k1, psso (1st)
Cut yarn leaving a long tail and weave in any loose ends or use yarn tail to attach to head.
1-10. I-cord for 10 rows
Cut yarn and weave in any loose ends or use yarn tail to attach to body
Attach an ear to ear side of the head using leftover yarn tails
Attach tail to the backside of the pup.