2.09.2016

Chocolate Strawberry Dog Toy ♥ Crochet Pattern

Chocolate Strawberry Crochet Pattern
Today I'm sharing one of two Valentine's Day DIYs I have planned for this week. First up, is a crocheted chocolate dipped strawberry toy for your dog! I made these specifically for Lucy (my adorable Pomeranian puppy) so she can play with them. I throw them for her and she chases them but just looks at them until I go and pick them up, hehe! Your dog with love these chocolate covered strawberry toys!

Chocolate Strawberry Crochet Pattern
You will need
- H/5.00 mm size crochet hook
- Red yarn (I used Red Heart Super Saver)
- White and brown yarn
- Green yarn
- Yellow yarn
- Stuffing
- Yarn needle
- Scissors

Aberrations
Ch(s) - chain(es)
St(s) - stitch(es)
Slst - slip stitch
Dec - decrease
Cc - color change
Sc - single crochet
Dc - double crochet
Hdc - half double crochet
Tr - treble/triple crochet

Chocolate Strawberry Crochet Pattern
Strawberry
- Ch 6, slst to form circle. Total = 6 sts
- 2 sc in the next 6 sts. Total 12 sts
- Sc 12 sts. Total 12 sts
- 2 sc in the next 12 sts. Total 24 sts
- Sc 24 sts. Total 24 sts
- 2 sc in the next st, sc 2 (x8). Total 32 sts
- Sc 32 sts (x5). Total 32 sts
Cut off

Chocolate
- Ch 6, slst to form circle. Total = 6 sts
- 2 sc in the next 6 sts. Total 12 sts
- Sc 12 sts. Total 12 sts
- 2 sc in the next 12 sts. Total 24 sts
- Sc 24 sts (x2). Total 24 sts
- 2 sc in the next st, sc 2 (x8). Total 32 sts
- Sc 32 sts. Total 32 sts
*To create the wave "dipped" chocolate look we are going to use four different stitches*
- Sc, hdc, dc, tr, hdc, sc (x5)
Cut off, leaving a long yarn tail for sewing

Chocolate Strawberry Crochet Pattern
Leafs
- Ch 6, slst to form circle. Total = 6 sts
- 2 sc in the next 6 sts. Total 12 sts
- Sc 12 sts. Total 12 sts
* - Sc 4, turn, ch 1 (x3) *
- Dec 2, sc, turn, ch 1
- Dec last 2 stitches
Cut off

Insert your hook from the side of your first leaf and repeat from the * point 3 times total. You should have 3 leafs total.

Chocolate Strawberry Crochet Pattern
Assembly
Start out by sewing the "seeds" of the strawberries with a scrap of yellow yarn. Next, sew the leaf part on the top center of the strawberry. Lastly, sew the chocolate on to the strawberry with the long tail leftover from the chocolate part you made. Hide any loose ends and you are done!

Chocolate Strawberry Crochet Pattern
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