Oh, let me spill the beans here! You’re in for a treat – quite literally. Picture this: a teeny-tiny, utterly adorable hot dog made entirely out of yarn. Sounds delicious, doesn’t it? This mini hot dog crochet pattern is just the right mix of fun, quirk, and crafty genius.
I still remember the first time I stitched one – the joy of seeing those little buns and the sausage come together… sheer elation!
Whether you’re looking to jazz up your keychain, add a new item to your mini food collection, or simply indulge in some crafty whimsy, this pattern’s got you covered. Dive in, and let your hands cook up some crochet yumminess!
Designer: Ria Art World
Materials & Tools
- 3 mm crochet hook
- Matching yarn
- Tapestry needle
- Doll stuffing
- Black embroidery thread
- 3 mm black beads & thread
- Eyes: between rnds 6 & 7, 4 sts apart.
- Smile: sew black embroidery thread in a v-shape across rnds 7 & 8 between the eyes.
Mr – magic ring
Sc – single crochet
St – stitch
Inc – increase
BLO – back loops only
Dec – decrease
Ch – chain
Use red yarn.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in Mr (6)
Rnd 2: sc inc in each st around (12)
Rnd 3-13: sc in each st around (12)
Rnd 14: (dec, sc in next st) around (9)
Stuff the hot dog.
Rnd 15: dec three more times (6)
Use yellow yarn.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing onto the hot dog in an S-shape across rnds 9-14.
Use tan yarn.
Rnd 1: starting in 2nd ch from hook, sc across 10 times, ch 1, turn and sc 10 times across the back of the chs on the opposite side (21)
Rnd 2: ch 1, sc inc in next st, sc in next 9 sts, sc inc in next st, sc in remaining 11 sts (24)
Switch to gold yarn.
Rnd 3: sc in each st around in BLO (24)
Rnd 4: sc inc in each st around (24)
Rnd 5: (dec, sc in next 2 sts) around (18)
Rnd 6: (dec, sc in next st) around (12)
Stuff the bun.
Leave a long tail for sewing. Fasten off by weaving the hole closed in a zig zag pattern across the bottom.
Place the two bun halves side by side to line the stitches up. Use a long piece of gold yarn to sew the two halves together along the color change round.
Sew on the face using the face guide.
You can sew the hot dog to the bun using a long piece of tan yarn or just let the hot dog sit in the bun.