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 the attention of everybody when you take your pet for a walk!
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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!
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 crochet for your dog and dress him up for holidays, you can use this crochet dog bandana pattern to make bandana in specific seasonal colors and embellish with seasonal appliques.
Here is Lucy’s Halloween bandana:
You may also like this crochet Christmas scarf I made for Lucy:
If you are looking for more crochet patterns for pets, check out these patterns on the Etsy website!
Also, check out these gift ideas for pets and pet lovers!
Bandana for Dog – Free Crochet Pattern
The pattern for this crochet dog bandana is also available as a print-friendly, styled, and advertisement-free PDF file. You can get it from my ETSY shop. Free pattern is below.
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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. This bandana will fit medium-large size dogs (as shown on a 62 pound golden retriever).
To make the bandana smaller or larger, follow the pattern (you will need to repeat rows 4-5 fewer or more times) until you reach half of the desired length across the straight side, and then start to decrease. Make sure that you decrease on the same side where you did increases, not on the straight side! Follow the same principle if you want to use a different yarn weight.
Patons Grace light weight #3 yarn (100% mercerized cotton, color – lotus), 1.75 oz/50 g – 2 skeins, Color A
Patons Grace light weight #3 yarn (100% mercerized cotton, color – natural), 1.75 oz/50 g – 1 skein, Color B
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Copyright: This pattern is an original design by GoldenLucyCrafts. You may not copy, rewrite, redistribute or resell this pattern in any form, this includes making video tutorials. You may not translate this pattern to another language and publish the pattern or any parts of it.
Note: Ch 3 at the beginning counts as a stitch.
With Color A, Ch 4 (Ch 1 and Ch 3 as first DC);
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), DC in next St, 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, DC in next St.
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 dog bandana crochet pattern!