This crochet Dog Bandana is easy to make and could be finished in one evening. Use some bright and beautiful color for this bandana and your dog will look cute, stylish and will attract attention of everybody when you take your pet for a walk!
I made this crochet Bandana for our dog Lucy, our super cute Golden Retriever. She looks very fashionable, beautiful and proud when she is wearing her bandana!
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This crochet dog bandana is made from cotton yarn and embellished with a crochet heart paw print applique. The paw print applique is made from one large heart for the pad and four small hearts for the toes.
You can use such paw print applique to embellish any of your dog items.
If you like to dress up your dog for holidays, you can use this crochet dog bandana pattern to make bandana in specific seasonal colors and embellish with seasonal appliques, for example, crochet Bat applique or Spider applique for Halloween, crochet Reindeer applique for Christmas, crochet Shamrock applique for St. Patrick’s Day. Here is Lucy’s Halloween bandana:
You may also like this crochet Christmas scarf I made for Lucy:
Crochet Bandana for Dog – Free Crochet Pattern
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(See a list of crochet abbreviations used in patterns by yarn industry designers and publishers HERE)
Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
Rnd – round
SC- single crochet
Sl St – slip stitch
St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)
Approximately 33” long and 9” wide (at widest point)
- Patons Grace sport weight #2 yarn (100% mercerized cotton, color – lotus), 1.75 oz/50 g – 2 skeins, Color A
- Patons Grace sport weight #2 yarn (100% mercerized cotton, color – natural), 1.75 oz/50 g – 1 skein, Color B
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Note: Ch 3 at beginning counts as a stitch.
With Color A, Ch 4.
Row 1. DC in 4th Ch from hook – 2 DC. Turn.
Row 2. Ch 3, 2 DC in next St – 3 DC. Turn.
Row 3. Ch 3, DC in first St and in each St to end of row – 4 DC. Turn.
Row 4. Ch 3, DC in next St and in each St to last St, 2 DC in last St – 5 DC. Turn.
Row 5. Ch 3, DC in first St and in each St to end of row – 6 DC. Turn.
Rows 6 – 43. Repeat Rows 4 – 5 nineteen times – 44 DC. Turn.
Row 44. Ch 3, DC in next St and in each St to last 2 Sts, DC2tog – 43 DC. Turn.
Row 45. Ch 2 (counts as partial DC and doesn’t count as a stitch), yarn over, insert hook in next St and draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice – beginning DC2tog made, DC in each St to end of row – 42 DC. Turn.
Rows 46 – 85. Repeat Rows 44 – 45 until you have 2 DC remaining.
Row 86. Ch 2, insert hook in next St and draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
Do not fasten off.
Note: when working along the row ends, work into the spaces between the row-end st and next stitch.
Rnd 1. Ch 1, work 2 SC in each row-end DC around. Fasten off color A.
Row 2. Shell Edging
Note: we will NOT be making shells along the longest straight side, only along short sides.
With bandana laying in front of you and longest straight side on the bottom, join Color B to the corner on the right, Ch 1, SC in next St, *skip 2 Sts, 6 DC in next St, skip 2 Sts, SC in next. Repeat from *across both short sides, Sl St in last.
Make crochet Paw Print applique and sew it on the bandana.
Dress up your dog!
I hope you enjoyed this crochet dog bandana!
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