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caron® sprinkle cakes™ knit hoodie dog coat in pecan fudge

Step 1
SIZES: S (M-L-XL) To fit dog chest measurement: 10" (13"-16"-24") [25.5 cm (33 cm-40.5 cm-61 cm)]

GAUGE: 11 sts and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st
 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Neckband
With smaller circular needle, cast on 18 (26-34-48) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth in rows, proceed as follows:
 
Knit 5 rows, inc 4 sts evenly across last row. 22 (30-38-52) sts.
 
Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
 
1st row: (RS). K1. M1. Knit to last st. M1. K1. 24 (32-40-54) sts.
 
2nd row: P1. M1P. Purl to last st. M1P. P1. 26 (34-42-56) sts.
 
Rep last 2 rows 1 (1-1-3) time(s) more. 30 (38-46-68) sts.
 
Next row: (RS). K1. M1. Knit to last st. M1. K1. 32 (40-48-70) sts.

Next row: Purl.
 
Rep last 2 rows 1 (1-1-2) time(s) more. 34 (42-50-74) sts.
 
Note: All Leg sections are worked at the same time, using separate balls of yarn for each section. 
Step 2
Leg Openings:

Next row: (RS). K3 (3-4-7). Join new yarn. Cast off 3 (4-4-9) sts. K22 (28-34-42) (including st on needle after cast off). Join new yarn. Cast off 3 (4-4-9) sts. Knit to end of row.
 
Beg with a purl row, work 1" (1½"-1½"-2½") [2.5 cm (4 cm-4 cm-6 cm)] in stocking st, ending on a WS row.
 
Joining row: Use 1 ball of yarn across all sts. Cut 2nd and 3rd balls as you come to them. K3 (3-4-7). Cast on 3 (4-4-9) sts. K22 (28-34-42). Cast on 3 (4-4-9) sts. Knit to end of row. 34 (42-50-74) sts.
 
Cont even until work after neckband measures 5" (6½"-8"-11") [12.5 cm (16.5 cm-20.5 cm-28 cm)], ending on a purl row. Place markers at either end of last row for back ribbing.
 
Back shaping: Cast off 3 (4-5-9) sts beg next 2 rows. 28 (34-40-56) sts.
 
Next row: (RS). ssk. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog. 26 (32-38-54) sts.

Next row: Purl.
 
Rep last 2 rows to 16 (22-26-40) sts.
 
Cont even until work after neckband measures 10" (12½"-15½"-21") [25.5 cm (32 cm-39.5 cm-53.5 cm)], ending on a purl row. Leave sts on a st holder. 
Step 3
Hood
 
With RS facing, pick up and knit 17 (25-33-47) sts between markers along cast on edge.

Next row: Purl.

Next row: (RS). K8 (10-14-21). M1. K1 (place marker on last st). M1. Knit to end of row. 19
(27-35-49) sts.

Next row: K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.

Next row: Knit to center marked st. M1. K1 (marked st). M1. Knit to end of row. 21 (29-37-51) sts.
 
Rep last 2 rows 5 (5-7-9) times more. 31 (39-51-69) sts, ending on a WS row.

Next row: Knit.

Next row: K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.
 
Rep last 2 rows 1 (1-2-2) time(s) more.
 
Cast off. Fold cast off edge in half and sew Hood seam.
 
Back ribbing: (RS). With circular needle, pick up and knit 18 (20-26-34) sts along body from marker at beg of back shaping to back st holder. K16 (22-26-40) from st holder, dec 1 st at center. Pick up and knit 18 (20-26-34) sts along opposite side of body to marker. 51 (61-77-107) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth in rows, knit 6 rows (garter st). Cast off. Sew neck and belly seam to beg of neckband, leaving a ‘v-neck’ opening.
 
Leg edging: (RS). With double-pointed needles, pick up and knit 14 (16-18-24) sts around leg opening. Divide sts onto 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
*Purl 1 rnd.
 
Knit 1 rnd.*
 
Rep from * to * 3 times more. Cast off. 
Step 4
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximate(ly)
Beg = Begin(ing)
Cont = Continue
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Inc = Increase(ing)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop
M1P = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and purling into loop from back to front
P = Purl
Rep = Repeat
Rnd = Round
RS = Right Side
Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
 
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