Welcome at this Dax Dinosaur crochet pattern. My daughter didn’t want a crocheted dino. But she changed her mind when she saw the result! Each night he’s sleeping in her bed and he’s been on many roadtrips. I’d like to share my Dax Dinosaur crochet pattern with you!

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Materials

  • 100 gram light green acrylic yarn
  • 50 gram off white acrylic yarn
  • 50 gram dark green acrylic yarn
  • leftover brown yarn
  • stitch marker
  • fibre fill
  • crochet hook size 2.5 mm
  • sewing needle

Abbreviations U.S.

  • mr = magic ring
  • ch = chain
  • st = stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • trc = triple crochet
  • inc = increase (2 stitches in 1 stitch)
  • dec = decrease (2 stitches together)

Dax Dinosaur crochet pattern

Attention:
This crochet pattern is made in continuous rounds. Don’t close the rounds.

Body

RoundInstructionsStitches
Round 1Use light green yarn. Crochet a mr with 5 sc5
Round 22 sc in each st around10
Round 3(1 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around15
Round 4-51 sc in each st around15
Round 6(1 sc, 1 inc, 1 sc). Repeat around20
Round 7-81 sc in each st around20
Round 9(3 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around25
Round 10-111 sc in each st around25
Round 12(2 sc, 1 inc, 2 sc). Repeat around30
Round 131 sc in each st around30
Round 14(5 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around35
Round 15-191 sc in each st around35
Round 2015 sc, *3 sc, 1 inc. Repeat 4 times from *45
Round 2115 sc. *2 sc, 1 inc, 2 sc Repeat 4 times from *45
Round 2215 sc. *5 sc, 1 inc. Repeat 4 times around from *50
Round 231 sc in each st around50
Round 2415 sc. *3 sc, 1 inc, 3 sc. Repeat 4 times from *55
Round 251 sc in each st around55
Round 2615 sc. *7 sc, 1 inc. Repeat 4 times from *60
Round 17-301 sc in each st around60
Round 31(10 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around66
Round 32-331 sc in each st around66
Round 34(5 sc, 1 inc, 5 sc). Repeat around72
Round 35-401 sc in each st around72
Round 41(11 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around78
Round 42-511 sc in each st around78
Round 52(11 sc, 1 dec). Repeat around72
Round 53-551 sc in each st around72
Round 55(5 sc, 1 dec, 5 sc). Repeat around66
Round 56-581 sc in each st around66
Round 59(9 sc, 1 dec). Repeat around60
Round 601 sc in each st around60
Round 61(4 sc, 1 dec, 4 sc). Repeat around54
Round 621 sc in each st around54
Round 63(7 sc, 1 dec). Repeat around48
Round 64(3 sc, 1 dec, 3 sc). Repeat around. Stuff the body.42
Round 65(5 sc, 1 dec). Repeat around36
Round 66(2 sc, 1 dec, 2 sc). Repeat around30
Round 67(3 sc, 1 dec). Repeat around24
Round 68(1 sc, 1 dec, 1 sc). Repeat around18
Round 69(1 sc, 1 dec). Repeat around12

Head

RoundInstructionsStitches
Round 1Use light green yarn. Crochet a mr with 6 sc6
Round 22 sc in each st around 12
Round 3(1 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around18
Round 4(1 sc, 1 inc, 1 sc). Repeat around24
Round 5(3 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around30
Round 6(2 sc, 1 inc, 2 sc). Repeat around36
Round 7(5 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around42
Round 8(3 sc, 1 inc, 3 sc). Repeat around48
Round 9(7 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around54
Round 10(4 sc, 1 inc, 4 sc). Repeat around60
Round 11(9 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around66
Toer 12(5 sc, 1 inc, 5 sc). Repeat around72
Round 13(11 sc, 1 inc). Repeat around78
Round 14(6 sc, 1 inc, 6 sc). Repeat around84
Round 15-271 sc in each st around84
Round 28(6 sc, 1 dec, 6 sc). repeat around78
Round 29-201 sc in each st around78
Round 31(11 sc, 1 dec). Repeat around72
Round 321 sc in each st around72
Round 33(5 sc, 1 dec, 5 sc). Repeat around66
Round 34(9 sc, 1 dec). Repeat around60
Round 35(4 sc, 1 dec, 4 sc). repeat around54
Round 36(7 sc, 1 dec). Repeat around48
Round 37(3 sc, 1 dec, 3 sc). Repeat around42
Round 38-391 sc in each st around42
Round 40(5 sc, 1 dec). repeat around36
Round 41-511 sc in each st around36
Dax dino crochet pattern

Belly

Each row ends with 2 turning chains. These are not used as a stitch. So the new the row begins with a hdc in the first stitch.

Row numberInstructionsStitches
Row 1Use light yellow and chain 8.8
Row 2hdc in 2nd ch from the hook. Hdc in next 5 chains.6
Row 3-9hdc in each st.6
Row 10hdc; inc; 2 hdc; inc; hdc8
Row 11hdc in each st8
Row 12hdc; inc; 4 hdc; inc; hdc10
Row 13-161 hdc in each st10
Row 17hdc; inc; 6 hdc; inc; hdc12
Row 18-321 hdc in each st12
Row 33hdc; dec; 6 hdc; dec; hdc10
Row 34 hdc; dec; 4 hdc; dec; hdc8
Row 351 hdc in each st8
Row 36hdc; dec; 2 hdc; dec; hdc6
Row 37-381 hdc in each st6
Row 39hdc; 2 dec; hdc4
Row 401 hdc in each st4
Round 41hdc; dec; hdc3
Row 422 hdc together2
Row 432 hdc together1

Crochet an edge with single crochets around the spot. Close with a sl st in the first stitch. Leave a sewing tail. Sew on the neck until the tail like shown in the picture.

Snout

RoundInstructionsStitches
Round 1 crochet with light yellow a mr with 6 sc6
Round 22 sc in each st around12
Round 3(sc, inc) Repeat around18
Round 4(sc, 1 inc, sc) Repeat around24
Round 5(3 sc, 1 inc) Repeat around30
Round 6(2 sc, 1 inc, 2 sc) Repeat around36
Round 7(5 sc, 1 inc) Repeat around42
Round 8(3 sc, 1 inc, 3 sc) Repeat around48
Round 9(7 sc, 1 inc) Repeat around54
Round 10(4 sc, 1 inc, 4 sc) Repeat around60
Round 11-141 sc in each st around60
Round 15(4 sc, 1 dec, 4 sc) Repeat around54
Round 16-211 sc in each st around54
Round 22(7 sc, 1 dec) Repeat around48
Round 23-261 sc in each st around48

Fasten off and leave a sewing tail.

Paws

RoundInstructionsStitches
Round 1Use light yellow yarn, crochet a mr with 6 sc6
Round 22 sc in each st around12
Round 3(sc, inc) Repeat around18
Round 4(sc, inc, sc) Repeat around24
Round 5(3 sc, inc) Repeat around30
Round 6(2 sc, inc, 2 sc) Repeat around36
Round 71 sc in each st around. Change to light green.36
Round 8-101 sc in each st around36
Round 1114 sc, 4 dec, 14 sc32
Round 1214 sc, 2 dec, 14 sc30
Round 13(3 sc, dec) Repeat around24
Round 14-151 sc in each st around. Stuff the foot.24
Round 16-191 sc in each st around24

Fasten off and leave a sewing tail. Crochet another three paws.

Eyes

RoundInstructionsStitches
Round 1Use brown yarn, crochet a mr with 6 sc6
Round 23 inc. Change to dark green. 3 inc. Change to brown.12
Round 3(sc, inc) Repeat around18

Fasten off. Use light yellow yarn and embroider a little dot like shown in the photo. Make another eye.

dax dinosaur crochet pattern eyes

Nostrils

Use brown yarn and crochet a mr with 6 sc. Fasten off and leave a sewing tail. Make another nostril.
Sew on the nostrils to the snout like shown in the picture. Embroider a mouth.

dino crochet pattern

Sew on the snout to the head. Sew on the eyes above the snout.

Sew on the legs to the bottom of the body.

Hair cap

RoundInstructionsStitches
Round 1Use dark green yarn and crochet a mr with 6 sc6
Round 22 sc in each st around12
Round 3(sc, inc) Repeat around18
Round 4(sc, inc, sc) Repeat around24
Round 5(3 sc, inc) repeat around30

Sew on the hair cap to top of the head. Cut strands of yarn that measure about 18 cm. Attach these to the hair cap. You can watch the hair cap tutorial beneath, if you like.Brush the strands, to make them fluffy. Cut them until you have your desired length.

Tutorial haircap

Prickles

RoundInstructionStitches
Round 1Use dark green and crochet a mr with 6 sc6
Round 2sc, inc) Repeat around9
Round 3(sc, inc, sc) Repeat around12
Round 4(3 sc, inc) Repeat around15
Round 5(2 sc, inc, 2 sc) Repeat around18

Fold the bottom together and close with 9 sc. Make three more prickles.

Sew on the prickles to the back.

Dinosaur crochet pattern

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