Toddler’s Puppy Hoodie-Free Crochet Pattern


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Just for toddlers (2-4).  Fun little hoodie for the little ones.  Hope to have a Kitty Hoodie soon!

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Skill Level: Easy

Stitches Used: ch (chain), slst (slip stitch), sc (single crochet), dc (double crochet), fpdc (front post double crochet), bpdc (back post double crochet).

Supplies:  Red Heart Comfort (100% acrylic, 16 oz., 454 g/793m, 867 yds per skein) 10 oz. Color 1 (MC), 2 oz. Color 2 (CC), N/13/9mm Crochet Hook, Yarn Needle

Gauge: 8 pattern stitches, 7 pattern rows = 4”  Pattern-(sc in next dc, dc in next sc)

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Directions:

Rnd. 1: (ribbing) working with 2 strands MC, ch50, careful not to twist, join with slst to beginning ch.

Rnd. 2: ch3 (counts as first dc in this and following Rnds.), do not turn, dc in next ch and in next 54 ch, join with slst around post of beginning dc.    50sts

Rnd. 3: ch3, do not turn, bpdc in next dc, *fpdc in next dc, bpdc in next dc*, repeat from *to* 23 times, join with slst around post of beginning dc.   50sts

Rnds. 4-5: repeat Rnd. 3, at end of Rnd. 5, join with slst to top of beginning dc.   50sts

Row 1: (hood) do not turn, slst in next dc, (slst, ch1, sc) in same st, dc in next st, *sc in next st, dc in next st*, repeat from *to* 21 times, leave remaining 2 sts u worked, do not join.   46sts

Row 2: ch1, turn, sc in same st, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc*, repeat from *to* 21 times, do not join.   46sts

Rows 3-18: repeat Row 2, fasten off at end of Row 18, leacing a long tail.   46sts

Using tail, sew top seam closed.

Front Trim

Rnd. 1: right side facing, working with 2 strands (1 MC/1CC), attach yarn with slst to last sc at bottom of hood opening, working around the opening,  evenly work 58 sc around, working  a sc in end of each sc row and 2 sc in end of each dc row, join with slst to beginning sc.   58sc

Rnd. 2: ch1, turn, sc in first sc, dc in next sc, *sc in next sc, dc in next sc*, repeat from *to* 7 times, join with slst to beginning sc.   58sts

Rnd. 3: repeat Rnd. 2, fasten off at end of Rnd. 3, leaving long tail.

Fold trim to back of hat, sew to hood.

Outer Ears-Make 2

Row 1: with MC, 2 strands, ch7, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 5ch, ch1, turn.  6sc

Row 2: scdec over first 2sc, sc in next 4sc, ch1, turn. 5sc

Row 3: scdec over first 2sc, sc in next 3sc, ch1, turn. 4sc

Row 4: scdec over first 2sc, sc in next 2sc, ch1, turn. 3sc

Row 5: scdec over first 2sc, sc in next sc, ch1, turn. 2sc

Row 6: scdec over first 2 sc, ch 1, working around ear, sc in each st around working 2sc in each corner, join to beginning sc, fasten off, weave in ends. 1sc

Inner Ears-Make 2

Rows 1-6: with 2 strands CC, repeat Rows 1-6 of Outer Ears.

Place 2 ears of opposite colors together, with MC, 2 strands, right side facing, start at bottom right of ear, and working through both thicknesses, 2sc in first corner, sc in each st up side of ear, 3sc in top corner, sc in each st down side of ear, working 2sc in bottom corner, sc in each st across bottom of ear, join to beginning sc, fasten off, leaving tail.

Using tail, sew ears to top of hood evenly spaced as shown.  Slightly bend in the center and ears will stand erect.

Tie

Using 3 strands (both colors), leaving 2” tail, ch 105, fasten off, leaving 2” tail.  Weave tie trough last Rnd. of ribbing.

December, 2015  Pattern may not be reprinted, republished or resold without express written permission.


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