A simple and fast diy project to try with scrap yarn – crochet dog toy. You just need basic crochet skill and some colorful leftover yarn to create this fun and inexpensive toy for your paw-friends. Handle for hand and big knot at the other side for jaw – let’s play “Tug of War” 🙂
Materials: (I used)
5mm crochet hook
Handle: (pic: 1, 2, 3, 4) using 5mm crochet hook and brown yarn
R1: chain 11, sc into 2nd ch from hook, sc across, total 10 sts.
R2: ch1, turn, 10 sc across, total 10 sts
R3 to 44: same as R 2
R45: ch1, turn, 10 sc across, total 10 sts (fasten off)
Fold in half, seam with sc (pic.2)
Fold and seam 2 sides together (pic.3). Use yarn needle to weave in end. You’ve just finished a comfy handle. (pic.4)
Rope: (pic: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Gather your scrap yarn, cut some strands of your desirable length (around 1.5 m) (pic.5)
Attach to the handle with a cow hitch knot (pic.6 and 7)
Divide your strands of yarn into 3 parts then braid (pic.8)
Simply tie 3 overhand knots at the end to create a big knot. (pic.9)
Now your handmade “Tug of War” dog toy is ready. Well, good luck if you have big puppy with strong jaw xD
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