Free Crochet Dog Bandana Pattern – Jack’s Bandana

This is a super simple free crochet pattern for a dog bandana! Our Jack loves it and I think it suits him so much! Look at his cute face!

When I thought about designing a crochet bandana for dogs the first stitch that came to mind was of course the granny stitch! It is airy, quick, and can be adjustable to any dog size, so your crochet dog bandana can fit your preferred fur buddy.

This pet bandana pattern is a 30-minute project! and can be made with your scrap yarns around…

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Why a Crochet Dog Bandana?

Beautiful crochet dog bandanas are a great way to add a personal touch to your dog’s style. They can be customized to match your dog’s personality or the season. Whether you’re looking for a festive bandana for a holiday celebration or a cozy one for chilly weather, this crochet dog scarf pattern allows you to create unique designs that are both stylish and functional.

letting your dog wear a crochet bandana is useful to ID your dog at the park, attach a leash clip, or hide a GPS tracker for added peace of mind.

Not to mention that it is always great to crochet some pretty dog bandanas and donate them to your local place!

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Are Bandanas OK for dogs?

Bandanas are generally safe for dogs to wear, as long as they are not too tight or restrictive. Crochet bandanas made with this free pattern are lightweight and breathable, making them comfortable for dogs to wear for short periods.

However, it’s essential to supervise your dog while wearing a bandana to ensure they don’t get it caught on anything or chew on it.

How Do You Size a Dog Bandana?

To crochet a dog bandana, you’ll need to determine the size based on your dog’s measurements. Measure your dog’s neck circumference and add a few inches for tying the bandana. Use a crochet hook and yarn that matches your desired size and stitch pattern

In this free crochet pattern for a dog bandana, I added chain straps so it is very easy to make sure you have the right size.

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Let’s get to the pattern, shall we?




Alize Super Lana maxi, 100gr, 80% acrylic, 20% wool, 109 yards, color blue and color beige

For this sample, I used 21 gr

Hook: US Size l-11 (8 mm) Yarn Needle, Scissors, Measuring Tape

Substitution yarn:


  • This sample is 8.5” in length(without straps)  and 5” height 

Stitch Key

  • Ch = Chain
  •  Sc = Single Crochet
  • St = Stitch
  • Dc = Double Crochet 
  • Sl st = Slip Stitch
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  • The pattern is worked as a triangle granny square and a border with straps
  • Ch 3 +ch1 at the beginning of the row does count as a stitch + ch 1 space
  • Ch1 at the beginning or row does not count as st
  • I used a blended yarn but you can choose any yarn from your stash
  • You can work this pattern with one color or multiple as you wish.
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Using the color blue, Ch 4, join with an SIst to form a ring.

Row 1: Ch 4 ( 1st dc+ch1) dc 3 into the ring, ch 1, dc 3, ch 1 dc 1, turn

Row 2: Ch 4 ( 1st dc+ch1) dc 3 into the ch 1 space from prev row, ch 1, dc 3 in next ch1 space, ch 1, dc 3+ch2+dc3 into next ch space, ch 1 dc 3 into next ch 1 space, dc 3 into next ch 1 space, ch 1, dc 1 into the same last ch 1 space, turn

Row 3: Ch 4 ( 1st dc+ch1) dc 3 into the ch 1 space from prev row, ch 1, dc 3 in next ch1 space, dc 3 in next ch1 space, ch 1, (dc 3+ch2+dc3) into next ch space, ch 1 dc 3 into next ch 1 space, dc 3 into next ch 1 space, dc 3 in next ch1 space, ch 1, dc 1 into the same last ch 1 space, secure yarn cut and weave in ends

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Change colors for the border and straps (optional)

Round 1:  Introduce new yarn, ch1, Sc 1 on each st around the triangle, sc1+ch1+sc1 in corners- sc 2 oneach dc on the triangle base. Finish with Slst to 1st sc, ch 20 for 1st strap. Secure and cut yarn

Row 2: Ch 20(2nd strap), attach to 2nd end of the triangle base by Sl st to 1st sc from prev round, continue working on the triangle, sc 1 in 1st st, sc 1 in next 2 st, ch 3, sl st into the same st, *[sc 1 in next 3 st, ch 3, sl st into the same st]* rep from * two more times, sc 1 in next 3 st, (sc1+ch1+sc1) in ch 1 space from prev round,(the pick of the triangle), *[sc 1 in next 3 st, ch 3, Slst in same st]* rep from * 3 more times, finish with sc 3 in last 3 st, Slst to 1st st, secure yarn and cut


Secure yarn weave in ends and cut.


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