This is a free and easy crochet puppy Halloween costumes Bumble Bee pattern. I think it is just as adorable as you can find.
The stitches are mostly sc, dc, and hdc. The little
headband and antenna rings add the cutest touch. Your dog will be the
talk of the town with this costume.
So grab your yarn and hook, Halloween is not all that far off and this dog
costume is just the ticket.
Dog dress up with an easy crochet pattern. Make up this crochet dog sweater and antenna to look just like a Bumble Bee. This would be especially cute on the small dogs but it could be the talk of the town for large dog outfits also.
Bumble Bee Costume WR 1094
Designed by Sharon Mann
Directions are for size small; changes for medium and large are in parentheses.
RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 1 Skein each No. 0312 Black CA, No. 0932 Zebra CB and No. 0320 Cornmeal CC [solid colors – 7 oz (198 g), 364 yd (333 m); multi colors - 5 oz (141 g), 244 yd (223 m); flecks - 5 oz (141 g), 26 yd (238 m)].
Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Yarn needle; two ¾” buttons; four 12” black chenille stems.
GAUGE: 12 sts = 4”; Rows 1-9 = 4” in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
To Fit Chest: 18 (23, 28)”.
To Fit Neck: 16 (18, 20)”.
To Fit Length: 10 (12, 16)”.
NOTE: The “ch 2” at the beginning of dc rows does NOT count as a stitch. Do not work into the “ch 2”.
BODY: With CA, ch 50 (65, 74).
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 3rd chain from hook, * skip next ch, 2 dc in next ch; rep from * to last 1 (0, 1) ch; dc in last 1 (0, 1) ch; turn – 48 (63, 72) sts.
Row 2: With CB , c h 1, sc in first dc ; * [yo and draw up a lp, yo and draw through 2 lps] twice all in next dc, yo and draw through 3 lps on hook – dc cl made; sc in next 2 dc; rep from * to last dc; sc in last dc; turn.
Row 3: With CC, ch 1, sc in each st across; turn.
Row 4: With CC , ch 2, dc in first c , * skip next c , 2 dc in next sc; rep from * to last sc; dc in last sc; turn.
Row 5: With CC, ch 1, sc in each dc across; turn.
Row 6: With CA, ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Row 7: With CA, rep Row 4.
Row 8: With CB, rep Row 2.
Rows 9-18 (9-24, 9-30): Rep Rows 3-8 one (2, 3) more times, then rep Rows 3-6 once more. Fasten off.
Row 19 (25, 31): With right side facing, skip first (9, 12) sc, join CA in next sc; ch 2, dc in same sc, [skip next sc, 2 dc in next sc] 17 (22, 23) times, dc in next 1 (0, 1) sc; turn – 36 (45, 48) dc.
Row 20 (26, 32): Ch 1, sc in each dc across. Fasten off.
Right Side-Row 1: With right side facing, join CC in first c of last long row; c h 1, sc in 8 (10, 10) sc ; turn.
Rows 2-12 (2-12, 2-16): Work in sc, working 3 more rows with CC, then 4 rows CA, then 4 rows CC, then 0 (0, 4) rows CA.
Buttonhole Row 13 (13, 17): Ch 1, sc in first sc , [ch 2, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 1 (2, 2) sc] twice, sc in last sc; turn.
Row 14 (14, 18): Ch 1, sc in first c , [2 sc in sp, sc in next 1 (2, 2) sc] twice, sc in last sc. Fasten off.
Row 1: With right side facing, skip center 20 (25, 28) sc of last long row, join CC in next sc; ch 1, sc in last 8 (10, 10) sc; turn.
Rows 2-12 (2-12, 2-16): Work in sc and work 3 more rows with CC, then 4 rows CA, then 4 rows CC, then 0 (0, 4) rows CA. Fasten off.
With right side facing, join CB to Right Neckband; ch 1, sc evenly around entire neck edge. Fasten off.
Sew buttons to Left Neckband to correspond to buttonholes. Sew body seam.
WINGS (Make 2):
With CC, ch 4; join with a sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: 6 Sc in ring; do not join but work in continuous rnds.
Rnd 2: 2 Sc in each sc around – 12 sc.
Rnd 3: [Sc in sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times – 18 sc.
Rnd 4: [Sc in 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times; TURN – 24 sc.
Shape Bottom of Wing-Row 5: Ch 1, skip first cc
In next 3 sc, 2 sc in next st] 4 times, sc in next 3 sc; turn – 23 sc.
Row 6: Ch 1, skip first sc, sc in each sc to end; turn - 22 sc.
Row 7: Ch 2, dc in first 4 sc, [2 do in next sc, do in next 5 sc] 3 times; turn – 25 sc.
Size Small Only: Turn to work 12 sc evenly across bottom of wing.
Medium and Large-
Row 8: Ch 2, hdc in first 6 dc 2 hdc in next dc, [hdc in next 2 dc, 2 hdc in next dc] 4 times, hdc in last 6 dc – 30 hdc. Turn to work (14, 14) sc evenly across bottom of wing. Fasten off.
With wrong sides together, sew the bottoms of the 2 wings together. Weave a chenille stem through the sts of Row 7 or 8 on each wing. Trim and bend the tips of the chenille stems over at each end to secure in place. Sew the bottom edge of the wings to the center top of the sweater, 1” down from the neck edging.
To complete this puppy Halloween costumes "Bumble Bee" add this cute headband and you will put the final sting in the costume.
HEAD BAND: With CC, ch 11.
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc in each ch across; turn – 10 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. (10 sts)
Rows 3-12 (3-12, 3-16): Rep Row 2 working 2 more rows CC, then 4 rows CA, then 4 rows CC, then 0 (0, 4) rows CA. Fasten off.
Head Band Ear Flaps-First Half-
Row 1: With right side facing, join CA t eiter end of head band; ch 1, sc in first 4 sc; turn.
Rows 2-10: Ch 1, sc to end; turn. Fasten off at end of Row 10.
Ear Flaps-2nd Half-
Row 1: With right side facing, skip next 2 sc on same end of headband, join CA in next sc; ch 1, sc in last 4 sc; turn.
Rows 2-10: Ch 1, sc to end; turn.
Join Flaps-Row 11: Ch 1, sc in next 4 sc, bring First Half around and sc in each of the 4 sc of First Half; turn – 8 sc.
Row 12: Ch 1, sc to end.
Row 13: Ch 1, skip first c , sc in next sc , skip next c , sc in last sc; turn – 6 sc.
Row 14: Ch 1, skip first c , sc in next sc , skip next c , sc in last sc – 4 sc. Fasten off.
Rep Rows 1-14 on the opposite side of head band.
ANTENNA RINGS (Make 2):
With CA, ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join wit a sl st n first c . Fasten off.
Sew antenna rings to the top of the head band. Weave folded chenille stems in each of the antenna rings, twist the chenille stems together and curl the tips.
HEAD BAND TIE (Make 2):
With CA and CB held together as one, ch 12. Fasten off. Sew to the end of each ear flap.
ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; CA, CB, etc = Color A, Color B, etc; ch = chain; cl = cluster; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; lp(s) = loop(s); mm = millimeters; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sp(s) = space(s); st(s) = stitch (es); yo = yarn over; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.
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