Arm Crochet Pet Bed

Arm Crochet Pet Bed

What You'll Need:

2 Skeins of Darice® Giant Chunky Yarn (Faux Fur Texture)

Difficulty Level: Basic Crochet Experience Helpful
Approximate Time: 3-4 Hours

How to Make an Arm Crochet Pet Bed

Your adorable pal will love relaxing and sleeping in this comfy Pet Bed! Use your arms and hands to knot, loop and crochet a fuzzy bed for your favorite furry friend.
  • 1 Tie a knot & Loop

    *The following eight steps are for the base of the pet bed*

    Tie a slip knot in the end of the yarn and slide the loop onto your right arm.

  • 2 Slide the loop

    Grab the working end of the yarn with your right hand and slide the loop off of your arm while holding onto the working yarn.

  • 3 Repeat

    Repeat 7 times, forming a chain.

  • 4 Crochet the second row

    To crochet a second row, keep the loop on your right arm and stick your right arm back into the sixth stitch that was just created. There will be two loops on your arm.

  • 5 Create one loop

    Grab the working yarn with your right hand and pull it through the other two loops, letting them slide off your arm and leaving you with one loop.

  • 6 Repeat

    Repeat 6 more times to finish out the row.

  • 7 Crochet five more rows

    Crochet 5 more rows.

  • 8 Tighten & tie the loop

    Take the loop off of your arm and keep pulling the tail through the loop. Tighten it to tie it off.

  • 9 Form a chain

    *The following seven steps are for the walls of the bed*

    Repeat steps 1 and 2 to form a chain 23 stitches long.

  • 10 Crochet rows

    Repeat steps 4-6 and crochet 3 rows and tie it off.

  • 11 Position the wall

    Position the wall standing verticlaly around the perimeter of the base.

  • 12 Weave the wall to the base

    Using the remaining yarn tail, weave the wall to the base.

  • 13 Continue

    Continue weaving the wall to the base.

  • 14 Weave the seams together

    Weave the vertical seams together up the side of the bed and double knot the tail to tie it off.

  • 15 Weave the tail into the bed

    If there is remaining yarn after the pieces are secure, continue weaving the tail into the rest of the bed.