Sailor Dog Coat

MATERIALS: Washable Rug Yarn (1-3/4 oz pull skeins) 3 skeins color A & 1 skein of Color B
“Boye” Crochet Hook size “I”





GAUGE: 3 sc, 2 ch (1 sp) = 2 inches

Body: With Color A-chain “ch” 28.
Row 1: 1 single crochet “sc” in 2nd ch from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 sc in next ch, repeat from * across, ch 9, turn.
Row 2: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook [ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 sc in next ch] 3 times, * ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, repeat from * across, end with 1 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn: 18 sc across with ch-1 between.
Row 3: 1 sc in first sc, * ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, repeat from * across, ch 5, turn.
Row 4: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 sc in next ch, * ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, repeat from * across, end with 1 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn: 20 sc across with ch-1 between, ch 1, turn.
Rows 5 through 10: 1 sc in first sc, * ch 1 , 1 sc in next sc, repeat from across, ch 1, turn.





Neck: 1 slip stitch “sl st” in first sc, [ch 1, 1 sl st in next sc] twice, * ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, repeat from * across, ch 1, turn: 1 7 sc across with ch-1 between. Work 9 rows on the 17 patterns “pats”, end at neck edge, ch 8, turn.
Next row: 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook, [ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 sc in next ch] twice, * ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, repeat from across, ch 1, turn: 20 sc across with ch-1 between. Work 7 rows on the 20 pats, ch 1, turn.
Next row: Work to last 2 sc and ch-1 spaces, ch 1, turn. Work 1 row on the 18 pats, ch 1, turn. Work to last 4 sc and ch-1 spaces. Fasten off. Crochet 1 row of sl st all around, join and fasten off.

Belt: Ch 5.
Row 1: 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook, ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 sc in last ch, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: 1 sc in first sc, * ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, ch 1, 1 sc in last stitch, ch 1, turn. Repeat Row 2 to 6 inches from start, do not fasten off. Crochet 1 row of sl st all around belt, join to first st. Fasten off.

Collar: With Color B – ch 17.
Row 1: 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 sc in next ch, repeat from * across, ch 1 , turn. Counting turning-ch, there are 9 sc across with ch-1 between. Continue in pat for 8 more rows.
Row 10: 1 sc in first sc, (ch 1, 1 sc in next sc] twice, ch 1, turn. Work 7 more rows on the 3 sc. Fasten off. Leaving 3 pats free at center on last long row for neck, join B and finish same as other side. Sew 1 row of Color A around collar using a couching st. Embroider or appliqué a star in each corner. Sew collar to neck. Sew 1 button at each side and using a ch-1 space for a buttonhole, button belt to body. Crochet two 12-inch chains and sew to front edge of collar.





Columbia-Minerva, “Teach Yourself To Crochet”, Book 777, 1972

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  1. beth October 19, 2011

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