Dog Bed & Kerchief

Dog Bed and Kerchief

What You'll Need:

Lily® Sugar'n Cream® (2.5 oz/70.9 g; 120 yds/109 m)
Sizes
(A) Hot Purple (5 balls)
(B) Hot Blue (4 balls)
(C) Hot Pink (3 balls)
(D) Tangerine (5 balls)
(E) Hot Green (4 balls)
Size U.S. G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 
Pillow form 36" [91.5 cm] square.

Gauge:

14 sc and 15 rows = 4" [10 cm].
 

Courtesy of Sugar 'n Cream®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: Weekend Project

How to make a Dog Bed & Kerchief


Woof! Create a trendy project while making sure your dog is cozy with this DIY dog bed. Add the matching kerchief to make your furry four-legged friend even more adorable. Not only will this bed have your dog's tail wagging, but it is inexpensive and fun to make too!
 
  • 1 Abbreviations

    Ch = Chain(s); Dc = Double crochet; Dcbp = Yoh and draw upa loop around post of next st at back of work inserting hook from right to left (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice - 1 dcbp made; Dcfp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next st at front of work inserting hook from right to left (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice -1 dcfp made; Hdc = Half double crochet; Rem = Remaining; Rep = Repeat; Rnd(s) = Round(s); RS = Right side; Sc = Single crochet; Sl st = Slip stitch; Sp(s) = Space(s); St(s) = Stitch(es); Tog = Together; Tr = Treble crochet; WS = Wrong side; Yoh = Yarn over hook

  • 2 Bed: Motif 1

    With A, ch 5. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.

  • 3 1st rnd

    Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in ring. (Ch 1. 2 dc) 7 times in ring. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

  • 4 2nd rnd

    Join C with sl st in any ch-1 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (1 dc. Ch 1. 2 dc ) in same sp as sl st. *(Ch 1. 2 dc) twice in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

  • 5 3rd rnd

    Join B with sl st to any ch-1 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in same sp as sl st. *(2 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. (2 tr. Ch 3. 2 tr) in next ch-1 sp.** 2 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

  • 6 4th rnd

    Join A with sl st to any corner ch-3 sp. Ch 3. (1 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) all in same sp as sl st. *1 dc in each of next 10 sts. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * twice more. 1 dc in each of next 10 sts. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.

  • 7 5th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st . *1 sc in each dc to next corner ch-3 sp. (1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

  • 8 Motif 2 (make 12)

    Make as given for Motif 1, substituting B for A, D for C and E for B.

  • 9 Motif 3 (make 12)

    With E, ch 5. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.

  • 10 1st rnd

    Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2). (1 dc. Ch 3. 1 dc. Ch 2) 3 times in ring. 1 dc in ring. Ch 3. Join B with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 5.

  • 11 2nd rnd

    With B, ch 3 (counts as dc). *2 dc in next ch-2 sp. 1 dc in next dc. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp.** 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Join A with sl st to top of ch 3.

  • 12 3rd rnd

    With A, ch 3 (counts as dc). *1 dc in each dc to next ch-3 sp. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * 3 times more. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Join E with sl st to top of ch 3.

  • 13 4th rnd

    With E, ch 3 (counts as dc). *1 dc in each st to corner ch-3 sp. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

  • 14 Motif 4 (make 12)

    Make as given for Motif 3, substituting C for E, A for B and D for A.

  • 15 Motif 5 (make 12)

    With A, ch 5. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.

  • 16 1st rnd

    Ch 5 (counts as hdc and ch 3). (3 hdc. Ch 3) 3 times in ring. 2 hdc in ring. Join with sl st to 2nd ch of ch 5. Fasten off

  • 17 2nd rnd

    Join B with sl st to any ch-3 sp. Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 2 hdc in same sp as sl st. *Dcfp around each of next 3 sts.** (2 hdc. Ch 3. 2 hdc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. 2 hdc in next ch 3 sp. Ch 3. Join with sl st to first hdc. Fasten off.

  • 18 3rd rnd

    Join E with sl st to any ch-3 sp. Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 2 hdc in same sp as sl st. *Dcbp around each of next 2 sts. Dcfp around each of next 3 sts. Dcbp around each of next 2 sts.** (2 hdc. Ch 3. 2 hdc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. 2 hdc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. Join with sl st to first hdc. Fasten off.

  • 19 4th rnd

    Join D with sl st to any ch-3 sp. Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 2 hdc in same sp as sl st. *Dcbp around each of next 4 sts. Dcfp around each of next 3 sts. Dcbp around each of next 4 sts.** (2 hdc. Ch 3. 2 hdc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. 2 hdc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. Join with sl st to first hdc. Fasten off.

  • 20 5th rnd

    Join A with sl st to any ch-3 sp. Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 2 hdc in same sp as sl st. *Dcbp around each of next 6 sts. Dcfp around each of next 3 sts. Dcbp around each of next 6 sts.** (2 hdc. Ch 3. 2 hdc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. 2 hdc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 21 6th rnd

    With A, ch 1. *1 sc in each st to next corner ch-3 sp. (1 sc . Ch 3. 1 sc) in ch-3 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

  • 22 Motif 6 (make 12)

    Make as given for Motif 5, substituting D for A, C for E and E for D. 

    Join Motifs for Top and Bottom, following Diagram on page 3 as follows: With RS of Motifs tog, join B with sl st to any corner. Working through both thicknesses, work sl st in each sc across side of Motifs to opposite corner.

    With WS of Top and Bottom tog, join B with sl st to any corner. Working through both thicknesses, work sl st in each sc across 3 sides. Insert pillow form. Crochet rem side closed.

  • 23 Kerchief

    Make Motif 2 as given for Bed.

  • 24 Right Side

    With RS of work facing, join D with sl st to any corner ch-3 sp.

  • 25 **1st row

    (RS). Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2). Miss next sc of Motif. Sl st in each of next 2 sc up right side of Motif. Turn.

  • 26 2nd row

    Ch 2. 1 sc in ch-5 sp. Ch 3. 1 dc in 3rd ch of same ch 5. Turn.

  • 27 3rd row

    Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2). 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. Ch 2. Miss next sc of Motif. Sl st in each of next 2 sc up right side of Motif. Turn.

  • 28 4th row

    Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. Ch 3. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. 1 sc in next ch-5 sp. 1 dc in 3rd ch of same ch 5. Turn.

  • 29 5th row

    Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2). *1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. Rep from * to last ch-2 sp. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. Ch 2. Miss next sc of Motif. Sl st in each of next 2 sc up right side of Motif. Turn.

  • 30 6th row

    Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. *Ch 3. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-5 sp. Ch 3. 1 sc in next ch-5 sp. 1 dc in 3rd ch of same ch 5. Turn. Rep last 2 rows once more, then 5th row once, ending with sl st in corner ch-3 sp of Motif. Fasten off.**

  • 31 Left side

    With WS of work facing, join D with sl st to diagonally opposite ch-3 sp of Motif. Work from ** to ** as given above, ending with sl st in same corner ch-3 sp of Motif as for Right Side. Fasten off. With RS of work facing, join D with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 5 at Right Side.

  • 32 Next row

    Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2). *1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. Rep from * to last ch-5 sp. Ch 3. 1 sc in next ch-5 sp. 1 dc in 3rd ch of same ch 5. Turn.
    Rep last row 4 times more.

  • 33 Edging and ties

    With RS of work facing, join D with sl st to rem corner ch-3 sp of Motif. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. Working up right side of Motif, (Ch 3. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc) 5 times. Ch 3. 1 sc in first ch- 5 sp of Right Side. *Ch 3. 1 sc in next sp. Rep from * to corner ch-5 sp. Ch 3. 1 sc in corner ch-5 sp. Ch 13. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and each of next 11 ch for tie. 1 sc in same ch-5 sp. Working across longer side of Kerchief, **ch 3. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Rep from ** to last ch-5 sp. 1 sc in corner ch-5 sp. Ch 13. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and each of next 11 ch for tie. 1 sc in same ch-5 sp. Working down left side of Kerchief, ***ch 3. 1 sc in next sp. Rep from *** to corner ch-5 sp. (Ch 3. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc) 5 times. Ch 3. 1 sc in corner ch-3 sp at bottom of Kerchief. Ch 3. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.