Inspired by specific dog breeds, the Nattypat pups are here to keep you company. Each pup is a breeze to make with a single form for the head and simple moveable legs. And, using just small amounts of yarn, they are perfect stash busters too. Better yet—there's no waiting. All Nattypat patterns are instant digital downloads that come with visual aids and links to video tutorials for all required stitches and techniques to complete the project.
Maxi the Schnauzer
Maxi the Schnauzer
Also known as the tugboat, Maxi is always on the lookout for a new tug toy.
Maxi is crocheted in rounds in a continuous spiral and his legs rotate so you can position him standing, sitting or sleeping. The digital pattern PDF download comes with visual aids and links to video tutorials for all required stitches and techniques to complete the project.
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Terms & Techniques
Adjustable ring (magic loop); chain stitch (ch); half double crochet (hdc); latch hooking; round (rnd), rounds (rnds); single crochet (sc): single crochet 2 stitches together (sc2tog); single crochet 3 stitches together (sc3tog); slip stitch (sl st); space (sp), spaces (sps); stitch (st), stitches (sts); treble crochet (tr)
Not critical for this project. Simply ensure that no stuffing will be visible through your stitches.
Grey worsted acrylic yarn, E–4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tight stitches, two 3/8″ (10 mm) safety eyes, fiberfill stuffing, black embroidery floss, scrap of 1.5″ (3.8 cm) wide ribbon, locking stitch markers, tapestry needle (large eye for worsted yarn), sewing needle (small eye for embroidery floss)
6.5 × 4.5 × 2″ (16.5 × 11.5 × 5 cm) excluding tail
To make smaller or larger, select a different weight yarn and adjust hook size to ensure tight stitches.
Red Heart Soft, Caron Simply Soft, Bernat Satin, Red Heart Super Saver