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bernat® pet™ knit dog coat

Make this Bernat® Pet™ knit dog coat project it is a cute yarn craft to give as a gift to your furry friend.
Step 1

SIZES:

  • To fit dog chest measurement: S (M-L-XL): 10 (14-17-20)" [25.5 (35.5-43-51) cm]
  • Finished chest: 12 (16-19-22)" [30.5 (40.5-48-56) cm]

GAUGE: 11 sts and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st


 INSTRUCTIONS:

NOTES:

  • The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus (  ). When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to your size.
  • Move to circular needle when necessary to accommodate all sts.

Beg at neck edge, with set of 4 double-pointed needles, cast on 24 (32-40-48) sts loosely.

Divide sts onto 3 needles: 8 (10-14-16) sts on 1st and 2nd needles, 8 (12-12-16) sts on 3rd needle. Join in rnd. PM on first st.

Work 4 (8-10-12) rnds in (K2. P2) ribbing.


Shape Chest

1st Rnd: K1 (2-2-3). M1. Knit to last 1 (2-2-3) st(s). M1. K1 (2-2-3).

2nd and Alt Rnds: Knit.  

Rep last 2 rnds 4 (5-5-6) times more. 34 (44-52-62) sts.

Knit 1 (2-4-12) rnd(s) even.


Leg Openings:

1st Rnd: K3 (5-7-8). Cast off 5 (6-8-9) sts loosely. K18 (22-22-28) st(s) (including st on needle after cast off). Cast off 5 (6-8-9) sts loosely. K3 (5-7-8) (including st on needle after cast off).

2nd Rnd: Knit, casting on 5 (6-8-9) sts loosely over cast off sts. 

Knit even until work from last rnd of ribbing measures 6 (7½-9-14)" [15 (19-23-35.5) cm].  


Back Shaping:

1st Rnd: Knit to last 3 (5-6-7) sts. Cast off last 3 (5-6-7) sts and first 3 (5-6-7) sts of next rnd. 28 (34-40-48) sts rem.

Working back and forth across needle, proceed as follows:

Next Row: (WS). K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.

Next Row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.

Rep last 2 rows 3 (5-7-8) times more. 20 (22-24-30) sts.

Next 3 Rows: Knit. Cast off knitwise (WS).


Edging for Leg Openings:

With set of double-pointed needles, pick up and knit 5 (6-8-9) sts across cast off edge. M1. Pick up and knit 5 (6-8-9) across cast off edge. M1. Divide these 12 (14-18-20) sts onto 3 needles. Join in rnd. PM on first st.

1st Rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.

Rep last rnd 4 (5-5-6) times more. Cast off loosely.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Alt = Alternate(ing)

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Beginning

Cont = Continue(ity)

K = Knit

K2tog = Knit Next 2 Stitches Together

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop and knitting into back of loop

P = Purl

PM = Place Marker

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

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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