How to tie a dog?
Knitted toys are good for decoration and as a gift to children and adults. A nice souvenir will appeal to your family and friends. Many manuals and websites will tell you how to tie a dog, show videos and photos on this topic. Consider a few ways to make a knitted dog.
The easiest way to tie a dog
First you need to find the patterns of the toy and translate them to life-size paper. Usually in order to make a dog, you need 2 ears, 4 legs, torso, head and tail. All parts of the toy need to be knitted or crocheted, steamed and stitched. For knitting use textured yarn (boucle, fur, etc.). Color is chosen as desired. You can create a motley dog or monophonic.
Head and body stuffed with padding polyester or other soft material (foam, cotton, etc.). The tail can be lightly stuffed, but can be left without filler. To impart hardness to the structure, it makes sense to insert a wire frame of the desired shape into the parts.Sew all the details with a knitting needle or fasten the seams with a hook.
If you need to give parts mobility, then the paws and ears can be attached to the buttons. Muzzle dogs better embroider. Eyes and nose can be bought in the store, sewed or glued.
A pillow dog is useful both for a children's room and for a car. Funny decoration and practical thing. In various magazines on needlework will tell how to crochet a dog. Our pillow dog is easy to tie. It is necessary to crochet the torso of a rectangular dog. You can knit with crochets and crochet as you prefer. After the torso is made, it must be filled with filler.
The head of the dog must be tied as a circle is knitted. Start with a ring of 4 air loops, constantly increasing the number of loops in the row, adding them evenly. The muzzle should be elongated and oval. When folded, the last row of the head of the dog should be equal to the width of the body. Next, you need to fill the dog's head with filler, sew it to the body, then attach the eyes and nose to the head. To tie up ears almost oval, extending to a bottom and sew them to a head.You can attach the bottom of the ears to the sides of the pillow (the body of the dog). Tie a small tail with a stripe and sew to the body.
Wool of different lengths can be tied to a pillow to make it look like a shaggy dog. The thread is attached with a hook like a brush, but to each row. Then the threads are cut to the desired length.
Dog knitting needles
On circular knitting needles or on four knitting needles you can knit a simple little dog. We'll tell you how to knit a dog with needles. It is necessary to tie one large oval bag for the body in a circle, one smaller one for the head, 4 narrow ones for the paws, one short one for the tail, a pair for the ears. All parts, except the ears, fill with a soft material and pull. Strongly sew together. Complete the dog with a pair of buttons for the eyes, and one for the nose.