Dachshund Through the Snow Amigurumi

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This Daschund is sure to make your spirits bright this holiday season. Complete with a little beanie and a scarf, he’s ready to travel over the fields — barking all the way!

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 6.5” / [16.51 cm]

Gauge: 4 sts = 1” [2.5 cm] in sc

Materials

Yarn:

Fine weight yarn

Scheepjes Catona (100% Cotton; 138 yards [125 meters]/ 50 grams): 383 Ginger Gold (A, 1 ball); Scheepjes Catona Cutiepie (100% Cotton; 28 yards [25 meters]/ 10 grams): 101 Jet Black (B, 1 ball), 157 Root Beer (C, 1 ball), 253 Tropic (D, 1 ball), 157 Silver Blue (E, 1 ball)

Hook: US size B/2 (2.75 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker, polyester toy filler, two 9mm black safety eyes

Special Stitches

BOB (Bobble Stitch): *Yo, insert hook in indicated st, pull up a lp; rep from * 3 more times (9 lps on hook), yo, pull through all lps on hook.

Pattern Notes

All parts are worked in continuous rounds without joining. Place the stitch marker in the top of the first st to mark start of round.

Pattern

Body

Rnd 1: With A, make a magic ring (adjustable ring), work 6 sc into the ring. (6 sts)

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around. (12 sts)

Rnd 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (18 sts)

Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (24 sts)

Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (30 sts)

Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (36 sts)

Rnds 7-8: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 9: *Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around. (30 sts)

Rnds 10-20: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 21: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (36 sts)

Rnds 22-23: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 24: *Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around. (30 sts)

Begin to stuff and continue stuffing as you go.

Rnd 25: *Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around. (24 sts)

Rnd 26: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around. (18 sts)

Rnd 27: *Sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around. (12 sts)

Rnd 28: *Sc2tog; rep from * around. (6 sts)

Fasten off. Use yarn tail to sew up the last 6 sts.

Weave in any ends.

Legs (make 4)

Rnd 1: With A, make a magic ring (adjustable ring), work 6 sc into the ring. (6 sts)

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around. (12 sts)

Rnd 3: Work BOB in next 4 sts, sc in the next 8 sts. (12 sts)

Rnd 4: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 5: *Sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around. (8 sts)

Rnds 6-7: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 8: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (12 sts)

Rnd 9: Sc in each st around.

Stuff Legs.

Fasten off and leave long yarn tail.

Head and Nose

Rnd 1: With B, make a magic ring (adjustable ring), work 6 sc into the ring. (6 sts)

Rnd 2: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (9 sts)

Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 4: *Sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around. (6 sts)

Fasten off. Weave in any ends.

Rnd 5: Attach A to the top of any st, *sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (8 sts)

Rnd 6: Work 2 sc in each st around. (16 sts)

Rnd 7: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (20 sts)

Rnds 8-12: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 13: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (24 sts)

Rnds 14-15: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 16: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (30 sts)

Rnd 17: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (36 sts)

Rnds 18-20: Sc in each st around.

Add eyes in between Rows 16-17 at least 8 sts apart.

Rnd 21: *Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around. (30 sts)

Rnd 22: Sc in each st around.

Begin to stuff. Continue stuffing as you go.

Rnd 23: *Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around. (24 sts)

Rnd 24: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around. (18 sts)

Rnd 25: *Sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around. (12 sts)

Rnd 26: *Sc2tog; rep from * around. (6 sts)

Fasten off. Use yarn tail to sew up the last 6 sts.

Weave in any ends.

Ears (make 2)

The ch 1 at the start of each row does not count as a st.

Row 1: With C, ch 2, 3 sc into 2nd ch from hook, turn. (3 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in the next, 2 sc in last st, turn. (5 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in last st, turn. (7 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn.

Row 6: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in last st, turn. (9 sts)

Rows 7-9: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn.

Row 10: Ch 1, sc2tog in first sts, sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog in last sts, turn. (7 sts)

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn.

Row 12: Ch 1, sc2tog in the first sts, sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog in last sts, turn. (5 sts)

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn.

Row 14: Ch 1, sc2tog in first sts, sc in next st, sc2tog in last sts, turn. (3 sts)

Neatly work sc around the whole of each Ear.

Fasten off and leave long yarn tail.

Tail

Tail should not need to be stuffed.

Rnd 1: With C, make a magic ring (adjustable ring), work 6 sc into the ring. (6 sts)

Rnds 2-11: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off and leave long yarn tail.

Hat

Rnd 1: With D, make a magic ring (adjustable ring), work 6 sc into the ring. (6 sts)

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st. (12 sts)

Rnd 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around, sl st to join. (18 sts)

Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (24 sts)

Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (30 sts)

Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around. (36 sts)

Rnds 7-11: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off. Weave in ends

Rnd 12: Attach E to the top of any st, sc in each st around.

Rnd 13-14: Working loosely, *fpdc in next st, bpsc in next st; rep from * around.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Scarf

The ch 1 at the start of each row does not count as a st.

Row 1: With D, ch 71, sc into 2nd ch from the hook, sc in each st along to end. (70 sts)

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Row 2: Attach E to the top of first st of the previous row, ch 1, sc each st to end.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Row 3: Attach D the top of first st of the previous row, ch 1, sc into each st to end.

Fasten off. Weave in ends

Row 4: Rep Row 2.

Row 5: Rep Row 3.

Finishing

Attach Ears to the top of Head.

Attach Head to top of one end of Body.

Attach Legs to front and back of the bottom of Body.

Attach Tail to the back end of Body

Pop Hat on top of Head and tie Scarf around neck.

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