Crochet Doggy Blanket

Who says only humans need some crochet comfort? Your pup will absolutely love this Crochet Doggy Blanket. With cute dog house crochet motifs, this comfy DIY dog bed will be your pet's new favorite nap spot. Now you don't have to worry about your dog scratching up the couch. He can lay on his new throw right next to you. Being a small throw, you won't need to spend a lot of time or yarn on this crochet dog blanket.


Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)


  • RED HEART® Super Saver®: 2 skeins each 334 Buff A and 400 Grey Heather B, 1 skein each 512 Turqua C, 3941 Chili D and 365 Coffee E
  • Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
  • Yarn needle

Size: Throw measures 31½” (80cm) square.

Gauge: GAUGE: Square = 6” (15cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SQUARES (Make 12 in A and 13 in half B/half A)
Note:For A squares, begin with A and use throughout.

Row 1 (half B/half A square): With B, ch 3, 3 dc in 3rd ch from hook (one shell made) ch3, turn.

Row 2: 3 dc in 3rd ch from hook, slip st inch-3 space of first shell, ch 3, 3 dc in samech-3 space, ch 3, turn—2 shells.

Row 3: 3 dc in 3rd ch from hook, *slip st inch-3 space of next shell, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-3 space; repeat from * across, ch 3,turn—3 shells.

Rows 4-7: Repeat Row 3. At end of Row 7, donot ch 3, turn, slip st in each st across shell, slip st into ch-3 space of shell, fasten off B—7shells.

Row 8: With A, slip st in ch-3 space of same shell, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-3 space, *slip stin ch-3 of next shell, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-3 space; repeat from * across to last shell, end with slip st in last ch-3 space, turn, slip st in each st across shell.

Rows 9-13: Repeat Row 8 until 1 shell remains, fasten off.

(Make 12)

Row 1: WithC, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn—9 sc.

Rows 2-6: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.

Rows 7-9: Sc first 2 sc together, sc in each sc across, sc last 2 sc together, ch 1, turn—3 sc.

Row 10: Sc 3 sc together, fasten off—1 sc.

With D, ch 20, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 8 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in each of last 9 ch, fasten off.


Row 1: With E, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, 5 sc in last ch, working down opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next ch, ch 1, turn—7 sc.

Row 2: Sc in each of next 3 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of last 3 sc, fasten off—9 sc.

With yarn needle using running stitch, sew doorway to lower edge of doghouse at center. Sew doghouse to center of solid color square, making sure to leave enough room at top of doghouse for roof. Sew roof to top of doghouse. With D, embroider heart at Crochet Doggy Blanketcenter of doghouse above doorway as shown. Assemble squares rows 5 across and 5 down using sc to join rows on wrong side of throw as follows:

Rows 1, 3, 5: Half A/B square with B triangle to lower left, solid square, half A/B square with B triangle to upper right, solid square, half A/B square with B triangle to lower left.

Rows 2, 4: Solid square, half A/B square with B triangle to lower right, solid square, half A/B square with B triangle to upper left, solid square. See assembly diagram.


Round 1: With D, sc evenly around, working 3 sc in each corner, join with slip st to first sc, fasten off.

Round 2: With B, join with slip st to center sc of any corner 3-sc group, ch 3, dc in same sc, *ch 2, skip next 2 sc, slip st in next sc, ch2, skip next 2 sc, 2 dc in next sc; repeat from* around, adjusting stitches as necessary, fasten off.

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So beautiful. Perfect for dog lovers. Will make a good present on a boy or girl's christening or baby shower. Or even without any occasion this will make a wonderful gift.


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