Introduction: Dash the Australian Cattle Dog

I designed Dash to resemble a mischievous four month old Blue Heeler (a.k.a. Australian Cattle Dog) puppy. He is about 5 inches tall, and is stuffed with poly-fil, along with some plastic pellets in his tummy to give him some weight. He has the typical Blue Heeler markings, including a "Bentley mark"-the splash of white that Heelers bear on their foreheads. He is an original design, crocheted without the use of a pattern. The inspiration for Dash came from my own puppy, a blue heeler/Australian shepherd cross. I also looked at lots of pictures and videos of these lovable, intelligent dogs for reference. I hope you like him!

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Leigh-AnneB made it! (author)2016-03-08

Am I able to pay for the pattern without signing up for a year. Thanks

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Mamma Mave made it! (author)2015-06-17

Hi.. Is the pattern available. I have three Australian Cattle Dogs (and a Border Terrier) and would love to make a Dash to raise funds for Australian Cattle Dog Welfare UK.

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kristen.kurtz.3 made it! (author)2015-03-07

I am trying to download this and it wont let me :( Any help??? Thank you!

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DeniseW2 made it! (author)2014-11-29

You are talented! Is the pattern available?

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MariskaH-D made it! (author)2014-09-08

I really love Dash!! Do you have pattern? I would love to make one my own, he really looks like mij ACD Pepper!!

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izzikienzle made it! (author)2013-08-09

Can you help me design one of these for my puppy? (Also a blue heeler/Aussie mix)

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Loriabca made it! (author)2013-04-25

I would love to have this pattern; he's so adorable; is there any way I could get it or purchase please :) thank you. Lori

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Win Guy made it! (author)2011-09-11

That's soooo cute! I'm looking for a good crochet dog pattern so that I can make a rottweiler, and I think I'll make my own pattern off of this little guy! When I'm finished, I'll see what I can do to show you pictures of it.
Cheers!
Win Guy

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crowangel made it! (author)crowangel2011-10-24

Thanks! I have never seen a crocheted rottweiler...I would love to see pics of him when you're finished!

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Stargater made it! (author)2010-04-27

Dash is sooo adorable! You can notice he's based on a real dog...

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crowangel made it! (author)crowangel2010-04-27

Thank you! :)

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LoneWolf made it! (author)2010-04-24

That's great!!!!!!!!! Not kidding!!!! 5+

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crowangel made it! (author)crowangel2010-04-24

Thanks so much!

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LoneWolf made it! (author)LoneWolf2010-04-25

Your welcome.

You should try doing a Siberian Husky, I'm sure it would look great :)

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crowangel made it! (author)crowangel2010-04-25

I think a Siberian Husky is a great idea; I am definitely going to have to try making one!

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LoneWolf made it! (author)LoneWolf2010-04-26

Cool, thanks, you'll have to let me know if you post pictures!!!!!!!

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