Barry the Brachiosaurus

 
Barry the Brachiosaurus - Free Crochet Pattern

When I was coming up with my unicorn stuffie pattern I was looking at the shape thinking that with some minor adjustments I could turn this into a long neck dinosaur. So that’s exactly what I did, some parts are the same, some are different but I think Barry will be the start of a series of dinosaur ragdoll patterns. Also because when my son saw this long neck dinosaur he grabbed his dinosaur pajamas and started pointing to all the different dinosaurs asking me to make “this one and this one and this one…”. And since my 2 kids both enjoy dinosaurs I think they will love them.


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Barry the Brachiosaurus

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Materials needed:

Yarn:
Acrylic worsted weight, blue, approx. 200 yds
Small amount of black yarn for the mouth

Extras:
2 Safety eyes, 10mm
Stuffing
3.75mm hook
Scissors
Tapestry Needle


Stitch Key:

Sc – single crochet

Inc – increase/2 single crochet in the same stitch

Dec – single crochet 2 together/single crochet decrease

BLO – back loop only

Ch/s – chain/s

st/s – stitch/es

Sl st – slip stitch


Notes:

  • Ch 1 at the beginning of each row does not count as st

  • ch 1 and turn at the end of the row unless otherwise marked

  • when stitching together the pieces make sure to stick your hook through BOTH pieces to make sure they’re sewn together and you will stitch in every row and stitch around the panels, applying any special notes indicated in that portion of the pattern

  • when making the legs, work in a continuous round, do not turn, unless otherwise marked


Gauge:

8.5 sc and 9 rows = 2 inches


Size:

Finished dinosaur is approx 14″ tall



Legs (make 4):

Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 6 Sc into magic circle (6)

Rnd 2: *inc repeat from * 5 more times (12)

Rnd 3: *Sc 1, inc, repeat from * 5 more times (18)

Rnd 4: Sl st in next st, ch 1, BLO sc in same st as sl st, BLO sc 17, sl st to first sc (18)

*weave in magic circle end*

Continue working in the round

Rnd 5: ch 1, sc 18 (18)

Rnd 6: sc 18 (18)

Rnd 7: *sc 4, dec, repeat from * 2 more times (15)

Rnd 8-9: sc 15 (15)

Rnd 10: *sc 3, dec, repeat from * 2 more times (12)

Rnd 11-14: sc 12 (12)

Sl st next st, fasten off, leave a long tail to sew to body

Lightly stuff, set aside



Body:

Row 1: ch 20, sc across (19)

Row 2: 3sc in first st, sc 17, inc (22)

Row 3: inc, sc 20, 3sc in next st (25)

Row 4: 3sc in first st, sc 23, inc (28)

Row 5: inc, sc 27, ch 33 (29 sc + 33 chs)

Row 6: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc next 31 chs, sc 28, inc (62)

Row 7: inc, sc 61 (63)

Row 8: skip first st, sl st next 5 sts, [img 1] sc 57 (57)

img 1

Row 9: sc 51, sl st next st (51)

Row 10: sl st in last sc of previous row, [img 2] sc 50 (50)

img 2

Row 11: sc 44, sl st next st (44)

Row 12: sl st in last sc of previous row, sc 43 (43) [img 3]

img 3


Row 13: sc 37, sl st next st (37)

Row 14: sl st in last sc of previous row, sc 36 (36)

Row 15: sc 31, sl st next st (31)

Row 16: sl st in last sc of previous row, sc 30 (30)

Row 17: sc 26, dec (27)

Row 18: dec, sc 25 (26) [img 4]

img 4

Row 19-39: sc 10 (10)

Row 40: sc 10, ch 8 (10 sc + 8ch)

Row 41: inc in 2nd ch from hook, sc next 6 chs,

sc 10 (18) [img 5]

img 5

Row 42: sc 17, inc (19)

Row 43: inc, sc 18 (20)

Row 44: sc 19, inc (21) [img 6]

img 6

Row 45-49: sc 21 (21)

Row 50: dec, sc 17, dec (19)

Row 51: dec, sc 15, dec (17)

Row 52: dec, sc 13, dec (15)

Row 53: dec, sc 11, dec (13)

Fasten off [img 7]

img 7

Repeat rows 1-53, do not fasten off

 

Attach your safety eyes between row 50 and 51 and 5 stitches in from the back of the dinosaurs head.

 

Using black yarn, sew on the mouth of your dinosaur



Stitching together:

Place your 2 body pieces, wrong sides together, making sure your faces are pointing outwards.

 

Special notes: 

o   sc 4 around the tip of the tail

o   stuff as you go (especially the tail)

 

ch 1, sc around

sl st to first sc

Fasten off, weave in ends


Finishing:

Sew your 4 legs to the bottom of your dinosaur, attaching 2 to each side approx. 3 rows away from the sc join.


Barry the Brachiosaurus

Pattern may be used for personal use including to make and sell items with this pattern but do not use my pictures for your listing and do not republish or distribute this pattern in any way. Please share the link to my blog if you’d like to share my pattern.