*** PLEASE NOTE: This is a digital crochet pattern, not the physical item itself ***
There’s a bit of Jeff Koons in all of us. Or a clown. Or both. Now you can make your very own crochet balloon dogs! These ones won’t inflate and let you down during parties or other festive activities, that’s for sure.
This pattern set features patterns for a regular balloon dog and for a balloon poodle dog.
I also have a design for a Balloon Wiener Dog, which can be found here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/781527579/balloon-wiener-dog-crochet-pattern
Needed materials to make this item:
– crochet hook, size G (6) / 4.0mm
– yarn type: worsted weight / aran
– amount of yarn needed: 270m/300yd for the regular balloon dog and 280m/310yd for the poodle dog.
– tapestry/sewing needle
Needed skills to make this item:
– magic ring
– chain stitches
– slip stitches
– single crochet
– increasing and decreasing
– basic sewing skills
Overall skill level: advanced beginner
Size of the finished fish:
When made with the described yarn and hook size, this balloon dog will become about 8″/20cm tall. The poodle dog will become about 10″/25cm tall.
The pattern is written in US crochet terminology and is available in English. The pattern description is written using abbreviations; there’s an extensive list included to explain all abbreviations used. There are also a lot of detailed pictures included to guide you through the pattern.