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Mountain Dog Bandana

Enhance your dog’s natural beauty with this easy bandana.  Your pup will be cozy, snug, and happy at the center of attention!  A triangular bandana crocheted from the corner point in moss stitch for comfort and stretch.

Skill Level: Easy

Sizes: Small (Medium, Large).  Finished Size 14 (22, 25)” wide x 7 (10, 11)” tall

Shown in size Medium.

Gauge: 18 sts and 18 rows = 4” [10 cm] in (sc, ch 1), after wet blocking


Medium weight yarnYarn: Plymouth Gina (100% Wool; 109 yards [100 meters]/50 grams): 02 Red Copper Green (MC, 1 ball)

Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 (100% Wool; 220 yards [201 meters]/100 grams): 8010 Natural (CC, 1 ball)

Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked flat from the bottom corner point up.

Work is not turned at the end of each row; right side is kept facing up throughout.

To begin each row, attach yarn to the first st at the right edge of the work with a sl st.


With MC, ch 2.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Skipped ch does not count as a st. Fasten off. (1 sc at end of this row)

Row 2: With CC, ch 1 (does not count as a st), (sc, ch 1, sc) in first st. Fasten off. (3 sts)

Row 3: With MC, ch 1, sc in first st, ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in last st. Fasten off.  (5 sts)

Row 4: With CC, ch 1, sc in first st, ch 1, (sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times, sc in last st. Fasten off.  (9 sts)

Row 5: With MC, ch 1, sc in first st, ch 1, (sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1) across until 1 st rem, sc in last st.  Fasten off. (11 sts after Row 5)

Using MC for all odd rows and CC for all even rows, rep Row 5, 30 (44, 48) more times.


Weave in all ends.

Block to dimensions.

  • Jennifer

    This is so neat. I would love to see how it is put on, meaning how it is connected or tied. What a great idea this is!!!


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