Materials:

  • Yarn: Himalaya Dolphin Baby (less than half a skein of the main color, a bit of second color)
  • Alize Softy: white color for muzzle and brown/blue for spot
  • Alize Cotton Gold: brown color for nose and white for inner part
  • 3.5 mm for Himalaya Dolphin Baby and Alize Softy, 1.75 mm for Alize Cotton Gold
  • 12 mm safety eyes
  • Black and white cotton yarn for muzzle
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
MR = magic ring
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
(…) * 6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Free crochet plush dog pattern

Muzzle
With Alize Softy yarn and 3.5 mm crochet hook:
Ch 5, from the second ch from the hook:
R 1: 3 sc, 3 sc in the last st, continue working on the other side of chain: 2 sc, inc (10)
R 2: inc, 2 sc, inc * 3, 2 sc, inc * 2 (16)
R 3: 1 sc, inc, 2 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 3, 2 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 2 (22)
R 4: 2 sc, inc, 2 sc, (2 sc, inc) * 3, 2 sc, (2 sc, inc) * 2 (28)
R 5-7: 28 sc (3 rows)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Spot
With Alize Softy yarn and 3.5 mm crochet hook:
R 1: 6 sc in MR
R 2: (1 sc, 3 sc in one st) * 3 (12)
R 3: (2 sc, 2 inc) * 3 (18)
R 4: 4 sc, 3 sc in one st, (5 sc, 3 sc in one st) * 2, 1 sc (24)
R 5: 5 sc, 2 inc, (6 sc, 2 inc) * 2, 1 sc (30)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Head and body of amigurumi dog are crocheted as one piece.

Head and body
R 1: 9 sc in MR
R 2: (inc) * 9 (18)
R 3: (2 sc, inc) * 6 (24)
R 4: (3 sc, inc) * 6 (30)
R 5: 30 sc
R 6: (4 sc, inc) * 6 (36)
R 7-14: 36 sc (8 rows)
R 15: (4 sc, dec) * 6 (30)
R 16: (dec) * 15 (15)
R 17: (inc) * 15 (30)
R 18-27: 30 sc (10 rows)
Stuff the head with fiberfill.

Sew muzzle and spot on the head.
Insert safety eyes at the distance of 4 st from each other.

Crochet dog tutorial

Stuff the body with fiberfill.
R 28: (3 sc, dec) * 6 (24)
R 29: (2 sc, dec) * 6 (18)
R 30: (1 sc, dec) * 6 (12)
R 31: (dec) * 6 (6)
Fasten off.

Nose
With Alize Cotton Gold yarn and 1.75 mm crochet hook:
R 1: 6 sc in MR
R 2: (1 sc, 3 sc in one st) * 3 (12)
R 3: 2 sc, inc, (3 sc, inc) * 2, 1 sc (15)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
Ch 10, from the second ch from the hook:
R 1: 8 sc, 3 sc in the last st, continue working on the other side of chain: 7 sc, inc (20)
R 2: inc, 7 sc, 3 inc, 7 sc, 2 inc (26)
R 3: 1 sc, inc, 7 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 3, 7 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 2 (32)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Inner part (make 2)
With Alize Cotton Gold yarn and 1.75 mm crochet hook:
Ch 10, from the second ch from the hook:
R 1: 8 sc, 3 sc in the last st, continue working on the other side of chain: 7 sc, inc (20)
R 2: inc, 7 sc, 3 inc, 7 sc, 2 inc (26)
R 3: 1 sc, inc, 7 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 3, 7 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 2 (32)
R 4: 2 sc, inc, 7 sc, (2 sc, inc) * 3, 7 sc, (2 sc, inc) * 2 (38)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Arms (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in MR
R 2: (1 sc, inc) * 3 (9)
R 3-7: 9 sc (5 rows)
Fold top of arm flat and 4 sc through both sides across.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Legs (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in MR
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3-4: 12 sc (2 rows)
R 5: (4 sc, dec) * 2 (10)
R 6-10: 10 sc (5 rows)
Fold top of leg flat and 5 sc through both sides across.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Assembly
Sew the inner parts of the ears on the outer ones.
Sew ears and nose to the head.
Sew arms to the body between R 19 and R 20.
Sew legs to the body between R 25 and R 26.