Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® City Stripes Dog Sweater
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Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® City Stripes Dog Sweater

Your dog will be the best dressed pet on the block with this attractive and warm sweater.
Designed by Lion Brand®
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® (Art. #640):
    #132 Lemongrass 1 (1, 1, 2) balls (A)
    #131 Grass 1 (1, 1, 2) balls (B)
    #146 Fig 1 (1, 1, 2) balls (C)
    or colors of your choice
  • Lion Brand® Knitting Needles size 13 (9mm)
  • Lion Brand® Large-Eyed Blunt Needle
 

Project Instructions

Sizes
S (M, L, XL).

Finished Chest
18 (22, 26, 30) in. [45.5 (56, 66, 76) cm] around widest point.

Finished Length
12 (17, 20, 24) in. [30.5 (43, 51, 61) cm].

Note
Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

Gauge
8 sts + 16 rows = 4 in. (10cm) in Garter st (knit every row). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

Stripe Pattern
Work 2 rows A, 2 rows B, 2 rows C in Garter st throughout.

Back
With A, cast on 25 (31, 37, 43) sts. Work in Garter st in Stripe Pattern until piece measures 7 (12, 14, 16) in. [18 (30.5, 35.5, 40.5) cm] from beg.

Dec Row (RS):K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k 1 - 23 (29, 35, 41) sts. Continuing in Stripe Pattern, k 3 rows. Rep Dec Row every 4th row 4 (4, 5, 7) more times - 15 (21, 25, 27) sts. Bind off.

Underpiece
With A, cast on 11 (13, 15, 17) sts. Work in Garter st in Stripe Pattern until piece measures 4 1/2 (7¼, 10¼, 10¾) in. [11.5 (18.5, 26, 27.5) cm] from beg.

Dec Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 - 9 (11, 13, 15) sts. Continuing in Stripe Pattern, k 4 rows. Rep Dec Row every 5th row 2 (3, 4, 5) more times - 5 sts. Bind off.

Finishing
Starting from bind off edge, sew sides of Underpiece to Back for 2 (2½, 3, 3½) in. [5 (6.5, 7.5, 9) cm]. Leave the next 3 (3½, 4, 4½) in. [7.5 (9, 10, 11.5) cm] open on each side for legs, then seam remaining length of sides.

Abbreviations
beg = begin(ning)
dec = decrease
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


 

Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer's instructions for all products used.

If you don't have a tape measure handy, just use a scrap of yarn and a ruler to measure your dog.