Dino Tail

Crochet Dino Tail

What You'll Need:

Bernat® Baby Blanket™ (10.5 oz/300g; 220 yds/201 m) 
(MC) Lemon Lime 3 balls 
Bernat® Blanket Brights™ (10.5 oz/300g; 220 yds/201 m) 
(A) Pow Purple 2 balls 
Sizes U.S. J/10 (6 mm) and U.S. M/13 (9 mm) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge.
 

Courtesy of Bernat®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: Weekend Project

How to Make a Dino Tail Snuggle Sack


Rawr! The Dino Tail Snuggle Sack is the perfect combination of cute and fierce! Whether you use it as a blanket or a sleeping bag, your child will be the ruler of the jungle witht their own Dino Tail Snuggle Sack. 

Measurements: Approx 47" [119.5 cm] circumference x 50" [127 cm] long. To fit Child ages 4 to 8 years.

Gauge: 6½ stitches and 5 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger hook in pattern. 11 sc and 9 rows = 4" [10 cm] with smaller hook
  • 1 Abbreviations

    Alt = Alternate 
    Approx = Approximate(ly) 
    Beg = Begin(ning) 
    Ch = Chain(s) 
    Cont = Continue(ity) 
    Dc = Double crochet 
    Dc2tog = (Yoh and draw up a loop in next stitch) twice. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook 
    Dec = Decrease 
    Pat = Pattern 
    Rem = Remain(ing) 
    Rep = Repeat 
    Rnd(s) = Round(s) 
    Sc = Single Crochet 
    Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook. 
    Sl st = Slip stitch 
    Sp = Space 
    St(s) = Stitch(es) 
    Yoh = Yarn over hook

  • 2 Tail

    With MC and larger hook, ch 76. Join with sl st to first ch, being careful not to twist. 

  • 3 1st rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in first ch. 1 dc in next ch. *1 sc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Join with sl st to first sc

  • 4 2nd rnd

    Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 sc in next dc. *1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch-3.

  • 5 3rd rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in next sc. *1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Rep last 2 rnds for pat until work from beg measures approx 24" [61 cm], ending on a 3rd rnd.

  • 6 Dec as follows: 1st rnd

    Ch 1. Sc2tog. (1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc) 17 times. Dc2tog. Sc2tog. (1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc) 17 times. Dc2tog. Join with sl st to first sc. 72 sts. 

  • 7 2nd rnd

    Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 sc in next dc. *1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch-3. 

  • 8 3rd rnd

    Ch 3. Dc in first sc (counts as dc2tog). (1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc) 16 times. Sc2tog. Dc2tog. (1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc) 16 times. Sc2tog. Join with sl st to top of ch-3. 68 sts. 

  • 9 4th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in next sc. *1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

  • 10 5th rnd

    Ch 1. Sc2tog. (1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc) 15 times. Dc2tog. Sc2tog. (1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc) 15 times. Dc2tog. Join with sl st to first sc. 64 sts. 

  • 11 6th rnd

    Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 sc in next dc. *1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch-3. 

  • 12 7th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in first sc (counts as dc2tog). (1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc) 14 times. Sc2tog. Dc2tog. (1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc) 14 times. Sc2tog. Join with sl st to top of ch-3. 68 sts. 

  • 13 8th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in next sc. *1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Cont as established, dec 4 sts every alt rnd until 12 sts rem. 

  • 14 Next rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 6 sts. Break yarn leaving a long end. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely. 

  • 15 Small plate (make 1)

    With A and smaller hook, ch 24. Join with sl st to first ch, being careful not to twist. 

  • 16 1st rnd

    Ch 1. 2 sc in first ch. 1 sc in each of next 10 ch. 2 sc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in each of next 10 ch. 2 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sc. 

  • 17 2nd rnd

    Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc.

  • 18 3rd rnd

    Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.**

  • 19 4th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

  • 20 5th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc

  • 21 6th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

  • 22 7th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sc.

  • 23 8th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc. 

  • 24 9th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

  • 25 10th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc. 

  • 26 11 rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.

  • 27 12th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.

  • 28 13th & 14th rnds

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 3 sc at end of last rnd. Fasten off. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely. 

  • 29 Medium Plate (make 2)

    Work from ** to ** as given for Small Plate. 

  • 30 4th rnd

    Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 40 sc. 

  • 31 5th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

  • 32 6th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.

  • 33 7th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc. 

  • 34 8th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

  • 35 9th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sc. 

  • 36 10th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc. 

  • 37 11th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

  • 38 12th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc. 

  • 39 13th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc. 

  • 40 14th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.

  • 41 15th & 16th rnds

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 3 sc at end of last rnd. Fasten off. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely. 

  • 42 Large plate (make 3)

    Large Plate (make 3) Work from ** to ** as given for Small Plate.

  • 43 4th rnd

    Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 40 sc.

  • 44 5th rnd

    Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 18 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 18 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 44 sc. 

  • 45 6th rnd

    Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 20 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 20 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 48 sc. 

  • 46 7th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

  • 47 8th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 20 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 44 sc. 

  • 48 9th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 18 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 40 sc. 

  • 49 10th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.

  • 50 11th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc. 

  • 51 12th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

  • 52 13th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sc.

  • 53 14th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc. 

  • 54 15th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

  • 55 16th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc. 

  • 56 17th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc. 

  • 57 18th rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc. 

  • 58 19th & 12th rnds

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 3 sc at end of last rnd. Fasten off. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.

  • 59 Finishing

    Fold plates flat and sew to one side of tail as seen in picture.