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caron® tea cakes™ cozy pup dog crochet sweater in winterberry

Step 1
Project Note: For a small or medium sweater, 1 ball of yarn is needed to complete this project. For a large or extra-large sweater, 2 balls of yarn are needed to complete this project.

SIZES: Dog chest measurement S (M-L-XL)
   -  Small: 10" [25.5 cm]
   -  Medium: 16" [40.5 cm]
   -  Large: 24" [61 cm]
   -  Extra-Large: 30" [76 cm]

GAUGE: 7 sc and 8 rows = 4" [10 cm]
 
INSTRUCTIONS:

Neck Ribbing: Ch 4 loosely.

1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn.

2nd row: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep 2nd row 16 (24-36-42) times more.
 
Body: 1st row: (RS). Ch 1. Work 18 (26-38-44) sc across long edge of neck ribbing. Turn.

2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc (inc made). 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc (inc made). Turn.

3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep 2nd and 3rd rows 1 (3-5-8) time(s) more. 22 (34-50-62) sc. 
Step 2
Shape Leg Opening:

First Side:

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 (4-6-8) sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep last row 1 (3-5-5) time(s) more. Fasten off.
 
Center Section:

Next row: With RS facing, skip next 2 (4-6-7) sc, join yarn with sl st in next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 11 (17-25-31) sc. 12 (18-26-32) sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep last row 1 (3-5-5) time(s) more. Fasten off.
 
Second Side:

Next row: With RS facing skip next 2 (4-6-7) unworked sc, join yarn with sl st in next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 2 (3-5-7) dc. Turn. 3 (4-6-8) sc.
 
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep last row 1 (3-5-5) time(s) more. 
Step 3
Joining row: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across Second Side. Ch 2 (4-6-7) loosely. 1 sc in each sc across Center Section. Ch 2 (4-6-7) loosely. 1 sc in each sc across First Side. Turn.

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 (4-6-8) sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 (4-6-7) ch. 1 sc in each of next 12 (18-26-32) sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 (4-6-7) ch. 1 sc in each of next 3 (4-6-8) sc. Turn. 22 (34-50-62) sc.
 
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep last row until work from Joining Row measures approx 4½" (7"-10½"-11½") [11.5 cm (18 cm-26.5 cm-29 cm)],ending with a WS row.
 
Shape Belly:
 
Next row: (RS). Sl st in each of first 4 (5-7-10) sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 14 (24-36-42) sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 14 (24-36-42) sc.
 
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 3 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
 
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep last 2 rows 1 (3-4-5) time(s) more. 10 (16-26-30) sts.
 
Cont even until work from 1st row after Neck Ribbing measures 10½" (16"-22"-25") [26.5 cm (40.5 cm-56 cm-63.5 cm)]. Fasten off. Sew seam from Neck Ribbing to Belly shaping. 
Step 4
Back Edging: With RS facing, join yarn with sl st at seam. Ch 1. Work 1 rnd sc evenly around Belly shaping and back edge, working 3 sc in corners. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
 
Leg Edging: With RS facing, join yarn with sl st in any st of Leg Opening. Ch 1. Work 1 rnd sc evenly around Leg Opening. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
 
Leg Bands
 
Ch 4 loosely.
 
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 3 sc.

2nd row: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn. Rep last row until work from beg measures 5" (6"-8"-9½") [12.5 cm (15 cm-20.5 cm-24 cm)]. Fasten off.
 
Sew Leg Band seam.
 
Sew Leg Band to Leg Edging. 
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Begin(ning)
Ch = Chain(s)
Cont = Continu(e)(ity)
Inc = Increase(ing)
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right Side
Sc = Single Crochet
Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook
Sl st = Slip Stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Yoh = Yarn Over Hook
WS = Wrong Side
 
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