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DIY: Matching Square Knot Bracelet and Dog Collar

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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DIY: Matching Square Knot Bracelet and Collar
Last week I talked about how our rescue pup just magically dropped from the sky and became the perfect addition to our family. He's one of us. When I shop for Christmas, Santa always leaves him treats in his stocking. When it's Halloween, we include him in the dress up! Last year he was a rufferee to wrestler, John Cena. The year before he was a camel to an Egyptian.

This summer we even took him with us on a family road trip. A first for us!

We were headed to Padre Island and favorite hotel is pet friendly, so why not? It was his first time on a long car ride and his first time at the beach, in the sand.
DIY: Matching Square Knot Bracelet and Collar #ThrowItBarkDogChow
 It was just for a couple of days and everyone agreed to share responsibility! It's hard to resist this guy. Clearly he enjoyed himself!
DIY: Matching Square Knot Bracelet and Collar #ThrowItBarkDogChow

It was a sweet memory for us and heartfelt to see how close my kids have grown to him. They talk to him lovingly, cuddle with him and say little words in Spanish, it melts my heart! So much so that I thought it would be cute to make matching square knot bracelets and a collar, so they could BBF forever or PV, por vida, as we used to say! LOL!

So here's how it goes to make a square knotted collar. You will need twine or waxed cotton cords (a couple different colors), a collar, tape and scissors on hand.

Step 1: Make sure the extend the collar to fit your dog's neck correctly.

Step 2: Cut about 80" of twine for a small collar.

Step 3: For your starting point, thread the jute where the loop for the dog tag is.

Step 4: Begin your square knots, alternating sides. At the end, cut and seal with clear nail polish.
How to personalize a collar with square knots and make a matching bracelet
For the matching bracelet, use the same materials. Start with a 60" twine of the color you want shown (blue in picture). Cut a second color about 18" for the middle (green in picture). You will also need a third string about 10" (mint in picture). Follow along below!
How to make a Square Knot Bracelet and matching dog Collar #ThrowItBarkDogChow
And there you go, so cute, right?! Make as many as you want for your family members or pets and you're sure to have these sweet memories last as long as Purina's 90 years of proven nutrition. Be sure to look out for the new Dog Chow packaging, from Puppy to Dog, they've got you covered!
DIY: Matching Square Knot Bracelet and Collar #ThrowItBarkDogChow
And once again, I want to share that Purina is giving away five year's long supplies of Dog Chow from Target! Enter for your chance to win one of these fabulous prizes for you and your furry best friend!

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