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Boston Terrier Yarn Porn







Stella Bella Blue modelling a Neapolitan ice cream-inspired giant Granny Square doggy sweater...








Neapolitan Granny Square

Chocolate: ch 4, (3 dc into center of ring, ch 1) 3 times; 2 dc into center of ring; join to third chain of beginning chain with a slip stitch

Cut yarn, leaving a tail, and draw it all the way through the slip stitch to secure it. Join the new color at a corner by drawing a stitch through a ch 1 stitch. Continue with the next round.

Vanilla: ch 3, work corner (dc 2, ch 1, dc 3) into the same stitch, work remaining corners: *ch1, skip over the 3 dc from the previous round, (dc 3, ch 1, dc 3) into the same stitch; repeat from * two more times, ch 1, join to third chain of beginning chain with a slip stitch.

Strawberry: ch 3, work corner (dc 2, ch 1, dc 3) into the same stitch, work remaining sides:* ch 1, skip over the 3 dc from the previous round, dc 3, ch 1, work corner (dc 3, ch 1, dc 3); repeat from * two more times, ch 1, join to third chain of beginning chain with a slip stitch.

Chocolate: ch 3, work corner (dc 2, ch 1, dc 3) into the same stitch, work remaining sides: *ch 1, skip over the 3 dc from the previous round, dc 3, ch 1, skip over the 3 dc from previous round, dc 3, ch 1, work corner (dc 3, ch 1, dc 3); repeat from * two more times, ch 1, join to third chain of beginning chain with a slip stitch.

Continue with Vanilla and Strawberry yarn until you get to Row #15...

**To make the leg opening:

Strawberry: 15 stitches from corner: ch 3, dc 2, ch 9, skip over 9 stitches, dc 3, work remaining side, work corner (dc 2, ch 1, dc 3) into the same stitch, work remaining sides: *ch 1, skip over the 3 dc from the previous round, dc 3, ch 1, skip over the 3 dc from previous round, dc 3, ch 1, work corner (dc 3, ch 1, dc 3); repeat from * two more times, ch 1, join to third chain of beginning chain with a slip stitch.

Chocolate: ch 3, dc 2, dc 6 [9 dc total] work remaining side, work corner (dc 2, ch 1, dc 3) into the same stitch, work remaining sides: *ch 1, skip over the 3 dc from the previous round, dc 3, ch 1, skip over the 3 dc from previous round, dc 3, ch 1, work corner (dc 3, ch 1, dc 3); repeat from * two more times, ch 1, join to third chain of beginning chain with a slip stitch.

Chocolate: ch 3, skip over the 3 dc, work remaining side, work corner (dc 2, ch 1, dc 3) into the same stitch, work remaining side, work corner (dc 2, ch 1, dc 3) into the same stitch, work remaining side; 1 dc at end of side three.


Turtleneck

Strawberry: ch 21, 20 sc, ch 1, turn, 20 sc, continue until 50 rows total; attach to form turtleneck w/ 50 sc.

**To attach Turtleneck to Granny Square:

Chocolate: 50 sc to Granny Square. Fasten off.



Basically, it's just a giant Granny Square with a Turtleneck! It's quite simple to crochet. The biggest hurdle I had to overcome was getting the leg opening just right for my monster. :)




:) N
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