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Dino-mite! Dinosaur Tail Snuggle Sack

Dino-mite Dinosaur Tail Snuggle Sack
Dino-mite Dinosaur Tail Snuggle Sack
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The Dino-mite! Dinosaur Tail Snuggle Sack is a prehistoric dream come true! This easy crochet snuggle sack is perfect for dino lovers as it resembles a huge dinosaur tail with little crochet plates along the side. Work this pattern using bright, fun colors to fit your child's room or style. Keep your kids warm and cozy in this snuggle sack pattern. Use simple single and double crochet stitches in super bulky yarn to work this pattern up and you'll be finished in no time!

Easy

Crochet HookJ/10 or 6 mm hook

Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge6½ stitches and 5 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger hook in pattern. 11 sc and 9 rows = 4" [10 cm] with smaller hook.

Finished SizeApprox 47" [119.5 cm] circumference x 50" [127 cm] long. To fit Child ages 4 to 8 years.

Materials List

  • Bernat® Baby Blanket™ (10.5 oz/300 g; 220 yds/201 m) Main Color (MC) Lemon Lime (04223) 3 balls or 640 yds/585 m
  • Bernat® Blanket Brights™ (10.5 oz/300 g; 220 yds/201 m) Contrast A Pow Purple (120007) 2 balls or 380 yds/347 m 
  • Sizes U.S. J/10 (6 mm) and U.S. M/13 (9 mm) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge.

Pattern

Tail
With MC and larger hook, ch 76.
Join with sl st to first ch, being careful not to twist.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first ch. 1 dc in next ch. *1 sc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 sc in next dc. *1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch-3.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in next sc. *1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last 2 rnds for pat until work from beg measures approx 24" [61 cm], ending on a 3rd rnd.

Dec as follows:
1st rnd: Ch 1. Sc2tog. (1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc) 17 times. Dc2tog. Sc2tog. (1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc) 17 times. Dc2tog. Join with sl st to first sc. 72 sts.
2nd rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 sc in next dc. *1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch-3.
3rd rnd: Ch 3. Dc in first sc (counts as dc2tog). (1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc) 16 times. Sc2tog. Dc2tog. (1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc) 16 times. Sc2tog. Join with sl st to top of ch-3. 68 sts.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in next sc. *1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. Sc2tog. (1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc) 15 times. Dc2tog. Sc2tog. (1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc) 15 times. Dc2tog. Join with sl st to first sc. 64 sts.
6th rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 sc in next dc. *1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch-3.
7th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in first sc (counts as dc2tog). (1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc) 14 times. Sc2tog. Dc2tog. (1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc) 14 times. Sc2tog. Join with sl st to top of ch-3. 68 sts.
8th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in next sc. *1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Cont as established, dec 4 sts every alt rnd until 12 sts rem.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 6 sts.
Break yarn leaving a long end. 
Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.

Small Plate (make 1)
**With A and smaller hook, ch 24. Join with sl st to first ch, being careful not to twist.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first ch. 1 sc in each of next 10 ch. 2 sc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in each of next 10 ch. 2 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.**
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc.
6th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sc.
8th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
9th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
10th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc.
11th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
12th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
13th and 14th rnds: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 3 sc at end of last rnd. Fasten off. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.

Medium Plate (make 2)
Work from ** to ** as given for Small Plate.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 40 sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
6th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc
7th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc.
8th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
9th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sc.
10th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
11th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
12th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc.
13th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
14th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
15th and 16th rnds: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 3 sc at end of last rnd.
Fasten off. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.

Large Plate (make 3)
Work from ** to ** as given for Small Plate.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 40 sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 18 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 18 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 44 sc.
6th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 20 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 20 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 48 sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
8th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 20 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 44 sc. 
9th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 18 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 40 sc.
10th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.
11th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc.
12th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
13th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sc.
14th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
15th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
16th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc.
17th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
18th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
19th and 20th rnds: Ch 1. *Sc2tog.
Rep from * around. 3 sc at end of last rnd.
Fasten off. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.

FINISHING
Fold Plates flat and sew to one side of Tail as seen in picture.

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This is too cool! I love it. It's perfect for cozy nights in to watch a Godzilla marathon.

Finely a Snuggle Sack for the boys! My Grand sons would love to wrap up in this beautiful Dino-mite Dinosaur Tail Snuggle Sack! After reading the written pattern I can whip up a few of there in no time as long as my hands work. Using the Super Bulky yarn will make for a warm sack with out using a lot of yarn. I will be making a few of these for sure. Thank you so much for sharing this free crochet pattern.

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