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Free pet collar crochet pattern
Use this crochet pet collar pattern to adorn your beloved cat or dog! It’s also a great way to use up leftover yarn.
Have you asked yourself, “what can I crochet for my dog?” or cat.
Is your pet cat or dog a prince or princess worthy of a crown jewel? How about a whole necklace of jewels in the form of a crochet pet collar? This quick and easy pattern will have your pet looking fit for a royal throne in an hour!
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This pattern is also a great stash buster because it uses small amounts of yarn. The jewel color is a heart puff stitch and puff stitches use much more yarn so you will need more of that than the other two colors. Amounts needed will vary based on the size collar you are making.
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Get creative with jewel colors! Maybe royal blue sapphire, striking emerald green or as shown the reddest of rubies.
For other yarn stash busters read this post on what to do with leftover yarn.
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Materials to make a crochet dog collar (or cat collar)
Video tutorial at end of post
- 4.5 mm crochet hook
- 3 colors of cotton aran yarn
- Neck measurement of your pet
Base color (tan shade shown)
Heart row color (red shade shown)
Decorative row (light gray shown)
- tapestry needle
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Yo: yarn over
Sc: single crochet
Dc: double crochet
Sl St: slip stitch
Row 1: In second ch from hook sc, ch 1 sk 1. *Two sc, ch 1 sk 1.* repeat to end with one stitch remaining. End with sc . 30 (33,36, 39) sts
Row 2: Insert new color with a slipknot at top of first stitch. Ch 2, work heart puff stitch in ch-1 space.
Continue to work heart puffs into chain one spaces then slip stitch into the very end stitch of base chain. Cut yarn and leave a tail. It can be woven in row 3.
Row 3: Attach color 3 with a slip stitch at base of row. Bring up tail from row 2 if you would like to weave in the end on this row. Ch 1. *Slip stitch into sc at top of first heart puff. Work a sc into space between the heart then chain three. Work another sc into chain space to create a small cluster. Slip stitch into top of second half of puff stitch*. Repeat * to* to end of row.
Chain 1, then slip stitch into base chain end stitch. cut yarn and weave in end.
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Finishing your crochet pet collar pattern
With a slipknot, attach base chain color yarn to one end and work as many sc to the length of desired tie. 6” minimum. Then chain three and in third chain from hook work a dc. Work two more dc into the same chain. Then slip stitch into the chain directly below. Cut yarn leaving a long tail.
Put long tail through a tapestry needle. Work the yarn through the outer edge of the double crochets and cinch to turn it into a ball. Knot tightly and weave end into ball. Repeat on other side.
Weave in all ends and go deck out your pet!
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