Dash the Australian Cattle Dog

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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    20 Discussions

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    Bodesmom
    Bodesmom

    Question 9 months ago

    I volunteer with an ACD Rescue group and would love to be able to make Dash to share at our get together in September. Please post some sort of pattern so I can work it out myself and share for this wonderful breed! Thank you for any guidance! Dash is just the most adorable pup!

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    Gina Maxwell
    Gina Maxwell

    10 months ago on Introduction

    I have a account but cant find the pattern. When I download all I get is more pic of the dog.How do I get the pattern?

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    Rhondakaye47
    Rhondakaye47

    11 months ago

    Why can’t I get the pattern without sign

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    JessicaW203

    I love him very much! My family also owns a cattle dog and I would love to make him for my grandmother as a little gift - who also owns a cattle dog.

    If I do sign up will I be able to download pattern?

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    Leigh-AnneB
    Leigh-AnneB

    4 years ago

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

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    Mamma Mave
    Mamma Mave

    4 years ago on Introduction

    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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    MariskaH-D
    MariskaH-D

    5 years ago on Introduction

    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
    izzikienzle

    6 years ago on Introduction

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

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    Loriabca
    Loriabca

    7 years ago on Introduction

    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
    Win Guy

    8 years ago on Introduction

    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
    crowangel

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    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
    Stargater

    10 years ago on Introduction

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

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    LoneWolf
    LoneWolf

    10 years ago on Introduction

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

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    LoneWolf
    LoneWolf

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Your welcome.

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

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    crowangel
    crowangel

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

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

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    LoneWolf
    LoneWolf

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

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