This cute little Stegosaurus applique is part of the crochet dinosaur themed blanket pattern. Below you will find the written pattern as well as the video tutorial that will allow you to follow along step by step!
Here you will find all the information for the dinosaur themed blanket in order to make the entire blanket.
Below you will find the video tutorial and under that the written pattern. *Temporarily disable your ad-blocker if you are not able to view the video tutorial directly beneath this text.
*Correction in video: After chainging 9 for the tail, work the following along the chain: 2sc, 2hdc, 2dc, 2tr.
Free Crochet Stegosaurus Applique Pattern
Colors: Orange, yellow, blue
Note: Beginning chains do not count as stitches.
Make one orange with yellow spikes and one blue with orange spikes for the dinosaur blanket.
Row 1: Magic ring, ch 2, 5 hdc in ring, turn (5)
Row 2: Ch 2, 2hdc in each st across, turn (10)
Row 3: Ch 2, *2hdc, hdc, repeat from * across, turn (15)
Row 4: Ch 2, *2hdc, hdc in next 2 st, repeat from * across, turn (20)
Row 5: Ch 2, *2hdc, hdc in next 3 st, repeat from * across (25)
DO NOT FASTEN OFF.
Ch 9, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next 2 ch, dc in next 2 ch, tr in next 2 ch, join to 4th st up from bottom of body
Attach yarn to bottom corner of body opposite of the tail.
Row 1: Ch 2, hdc in next 4 st, turn (4)
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in next st, hdc in next 3 st, turn (4)
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in next 2 st, sc2tog
Attach yarn to underside of body right next to where the tail meets the body
Row 1: Ch 2, hdc in next 5 sp (work 2 hdc into the side of each hdc from the body), turn (5)
Row 2: Ch 2, hdc across, turn (5)
Row 3: Ch 1, sc across, turn (5)
Ch 1, sl st up the side of leg until you reach the sp where the leg meets the body
Work the following on the underside of the body (making 2 st into the side of each hdc of the body): sc in next 3 sp, hdc in next 4 sp, sc in next 3 sp
Make 2nd leg using same instructions for first leg.
Attach second color right next to head on the body
*Ch 1, sc in next 3 st, turn (3)
Ch 1, sc3tog, sl st down to body (1)
Repeat from * along the back of the body and tail.
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing.
Attach safety eye using photo as guide.
Granny Square Pattern
Note: If you are NOT joining as you go, add a 7th white row.
Beginning chain does not count as stitch unless noted.
Round 1: Magic ring, ch 2, 10 dc in ring, join to first dc (10)
Round 2: Ch 2, 2dc in each st around, join to first dc (20)
Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as stitch), (dc, ch 2, 2dc) in same st as ch 3, dc, hdc in next 2 st, dc, *(2dc, ch 2, 2dc) all in next st, dc, hdc in next 2 st, dc, repeat from * around, join to beginning ch 3 (each side of square will have 8 st)
Round 4: Sl st to ch 2 space from previous row, Ch 3 (counts as st) (dc, ch 2, 2dc) all in same ch 2 space, dc across, *(2dc, ch 2, 2dc) all in ch 2 space from previous row, dc across, repeat from * around, join to beginning ch 3 (each side of square will have 12 st)
Round 5-6: Repeat Round 4 (Each side will grow by 4 stitches after each round)
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Granny Square Video
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