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Dog Sweater --- Simple style
Single Band collar

Designed : 29-9-2009
Pattern File Name: dogsweater
Size: Pug (F) for: *

KNIT A TENSION SWATCH FIRST

STITCH OR KNITTING GAUGE, AND TENSION: depends on the pattern of stitches in the fabric and the tension of the
individual knitter or crocheter ( or how tightly one knits or crochets, and thick or thin yarns produce different stitches ).
Gauge (Stocking Stitch over 4 in = 10 cm): 20,0 stitches by 26,0 rows.
Body knit by hand on 5 mm needles
Ribbing knit by hand on 4 mm needles

FINISHED DIMENSIONS: (cms): ... with Moderate fit.
Chest: 50,7 Neck Width: 29,1
Bottom Width: 20,3 Collar Length: 3,2
Back Length: 38,7
Front Length: 12,2
Back Rib Length: 2,5

Note: Read ALL these instructions thoroughly BEFORE starting to knit.


BODY:
1. Collar. Cast on 60 stitches on size 4 needles. knit in K1P1 ribbing for 3,2 cms (approx. 10 rows).
2. Inc 12 stitches evenly across the last row. Total 72 stitches. Change to size 5 needles.
3. knit 2 rows in Stocking Stitch. Inc 1 st at each end on next and every following 2nd row 14 times more, to total
102 stitches. knit even until piece measures (from collar, at center back) 12,2 cms (32 rows).
4. Back Shaping. Transfer 19 stitches to a holder at the beginning of the next two rows. knit two rows even. Decrease
1 st at each end of next and every following alternate row 10 times more until 42 stitches remain. knit even until
knit measures 38,7 cms, not including collar. Cut yarn. Place remaining stitches on a holder.

BOTTOM HEM:
1. Sew center front seam from top of collar to beginning of back shaping.
2. With right side facing and using size 4 circular needle, start at center front seam. Pick up and knit 19 stitches from
the front edge holder, 53 stitches along the back shaping, 42 end stitches from the holder, 53 stitches along the back shaping,
and 19 stitches from the front edge holder. Total 186 stitches.
3. knit in K1P1 ribbing for 2,5 cms (approx. 6 rows).
4. Cast off loosely in ribbing.

FINISHING:
1. Optional. To keep the top of the sweater from sliding around, you may want to knit a band or two
(approximately 1 in. wide by 24,4 cms long). Garter stitch or any other noncurling stitch will knit well here. Fit
the sweater on the dog, then sew the band(s) in place between the front and back legs.
2. Optional. To keep the back end of the sweater in place, attach a piece of elastic, stretchy knitted cord or a thin
knitted band (approx. 13,9 cms long) on each side from the back corner to just in front of the back leg. Adjust as
necessary.
3. Sew in all loose ends.

AMOUNT OF YARN REQUIRED TO MAKE GARMENT:
--- THIS IS A ROUGH ESTIMATE ONLY. Measure a sample piece for a more accurate calculation.
Amount needed:
63,2 for body
22,9 for ribbing
86,1 Grams TOTAL

NOTES:

Pattern designed by: Jessica Tromp --- www.jessica-tromp.nl ( with Knitware design ™ )
Dog Sweater --- Pullover style with Long front and Short sleeves
Single Band collar

Designed : 29-9-2009
Pattern File Name: dogsweater
Size: Pug (F) for: *

KNIT A TENSION SWATCH FIRST

STITCH OR KNITTING GAUGE, AND TENSION: depends on the pattern of stitches in the fabric and the tension of the
individual knitter or crocheter ( or how tightly one knits or crochets, and thick or thin yarns produce different stitches ).
Gauge (Stocking Stitch over 4 in = 10 cm): 20,0 stitches by 26,0 rows.
Body knit by hand on 5 mm needles
Ribbing knit by hand on 4 mm needles

FINISHED DIMENSIONS: (cms): ... with Moderate fit.
Chest: 50,7 Neck Width: 29,1 Armhole: 13,9
Collar Length: 3,2 Sleeve Length: 2,5
Back Length: 28,5 Slv Rib Length: 2,5
Back Rib Length: 2,5

Note: Read ALL these instructions thoroughly BEFORE starting to knit.


BODY:
1. Collar. Cast on 60 stitches on size 4 needles. knit in K1P1 ribbing for 3,2 cms (approx. 10 rows).
2. Inc 12 stitches evenly across the last row. Total 72 stitches. Change to size 5 needles.
3. knit 2 rows in Stocking Stitch. Inc 1 st at each end on next and every following 2nd row 14 times more, to total
102 stitches. knit even until piece measures (from collar, at center back) 12,2 cms (32 rows).
4. Armholes (leg openings). knit 11 stitches, place next 8 stitches on a holder. With a second ball of yarn knit 63 stitches, place
next 8 stitches on a holder. With a third ball of yarn knit to end. knit these three sections for the leg openings at
the same time for 4,6 cms (14 rows), ending on a purl row.
5. Next row, to close the leg openings. knit with first ball of yarn only. knit across first section, cast on 8 stitches,
knit middle section, cast on 8 stitches, then knit to end.
6. knit even until knit measures 28,5 cms, not including collar.
7. Change to size 4 needles and knit in K1P1 ribbing or garter or moss stitch for 2,5 cms (approx. 8 rows). Cast
off loosely.

SLEEVES:
1. With the right side of the knit facing you, using size 4 circular needle (or a set of double pointed), pick up 38 stitches
evenly spaced around the four sides of the armhole.
2. knit in K1P1 ribbing for 2,5 cms (approx. 8 rows).
3. Cast off loosely in ribbing.
4. knit second sleeve as for first.

FINISHING:
1. Sew center front seam, from top of collar to bottom of sweater (including hem). Sew in all loose ends.

AMOUNT OF YARN REQUIRED TO MAKE GARMENT:
--- THIS IS A ROUGH ESTIMATE ONLY. Measure a sample piece for a more accurate calculation.
Amount needed:
61,3 for body
20,0 for ribbing
81,3 Grams TOTAL

NOTES:

Pattern designed by: Jessica Tromp --- www.jessica-tromp.nl ( with Knitware design ™ )
Dog Sweater --- Pullover: Back Opening style with Long front and Short sleeves
Single Band collar

Designed : 29-9-2009
Pattern File Name: dogsweater
Size: Pug (F) for: *

KNIT A TENSION SWATCH FIRST

STITCH OR KNITTING GAUGE, AND TENSION: depends on the pattern of stitches in the fabric and the tension of the
individual knitter or crocheter ( or how tightly one knits or crochets, and thick or thin yarns produce different stitches ).
Gauge (Stocking Stitch over 4 in = 10 cm): 20,0 stitches by 26,0 rows.
Body knit by hand on 5 mm needles
Ribbing knit by hand on 4 mm needles

FINISHED DIMENSIONS: (cms): ... with Moderate fit.
Chest: 50,7 Neck Width: 29,1 Armhole: 13,9
Collar Length: 3,2 Sleeve Length: 2,5
Back Length: 28,5 Slv Rib Length: 2,5
Back Rib Length: 2,5

Note: Read ALL these instructions thoroughly BEFORE starting to knit.


BODY:
1. Collar. Cast on 60 stitches on size 4 needles. knit in K1P1 ribbing for 3,2 cms (approx. 10 rows).
2. Inc 12 stitches evenly across the last row. Total 72 stitches. Change to size 5 needles.
3. knit 2 rows in Stocking Stitch. Mark center. Inc 1 st at each side of center on next and every following 2nd row
14 times more, to total 102 stitches. knit even until piece measures (from collar, at center back) 12,2 cms (32 rows).
4. Armholes (leg openings). knit 32 stitches, place next 8 stitches on a holder. With a second ball of yarn knit 20 stitches, place
next 8 stitches on a holder. With a third ball of yarn knit to end. knit these three sections for the leg openings at
the same time for 4,6 cms (14 rows), ending on a purl row.
5. Next row, to close the leg openings. knit with first ball of yarn only. knit across first section, cast on 8 stitches,
knit middle section, cast on 8 stitches, then knit to end.
6. knit even until knit measures 28,5 cms, not including collar.
7. Change to size 4 needles and knit in K1P1 ribbing or garter or moss stitch for 2,5 cms (approx. 8 rows). Cast
off loosely.

BACK CLOSURE BANDS:
1. Using size 5 needles, pick up 80 stitches along one back edge, between the bottom of the sweater hem and the top of
the collar.
2. knit 6 rows in ribbing, garter or moss stitch. Cast off loosely.
3. knit second side the same way, adding buttonholes if using buttons for closure.

SLEEVES:
1. With the right side of the knit facing you, using size 4 circular needle (or a set of double pointed), pick up 38 stitches
evenly spaced around the four sides of the armhole.
2. knit in K1P1 ribbing for 2,5 cms (approx. 8 rows).
3. Cast off loosely in ribbing.
4. knit second sleeve as for first.

FINISHING:
1. Sew in all loose ends.

AMOUNT OF YARN REQUIRED TO MAKE GARMENT:
--- THIS IS A ROUGH ESTIMATE ONLY. Measure a sample piece for a more accurate calculation.
Amount needed:
61,3 for body
29,3 for ribbing
90,6 Grams TOTAL

NOTES:

Pattern designed by: Jessica Tromp --- www.jessica-tromp.nl ( with Knitware design ™ )
Dog Sweater --- Tuxedo style with Medium front and Short sleeves
Single Band collar

Designed : 29-9-2009
Pattern File Name: dogsweater
Size: Pug (F) for: *

KNIT A TENSION SWATCH FIRST

STITCH OR KNITTING GAUGE, AND TENSION: depends on the pattern of stitches in the fabric and the tension of the
individual knitter or crocheter ( or how tightly one knits or crochets, and thick or thin yarns produce different stitches ).
Gauge (Stocking Stitch over 4 in = 10 cm): 20,0 stitches by 26,0 rows.
Body knit by hand on 5 mm needles
Ribbing knit by hand on 4 mm needles

FINISHED DIMENSIONS: (cms): ... with Moderate fit.
Chest: 50,7 Neck Width: 29,1 Armhole: 13,9
Bottom Width: 20,3 Collar Length: 3,2 Sleeve Length: 2,5
Back Length: 38,7 Slv Rib Length: 2,5
Front Length: 24,2
Back Rib Length: 2,5

Note: Read ALL these instructions thoroughly BEFORE starting to knit.


BODY:
1. Collar. Cast on 60 stitches on size 4 needles. knit in K1P1 ribbing for 3,2 cms (approx. 10 rows).
2. Inc 12 stitches evenly across the last row. Total 72 stitches. Change to size 5 needles.
3. knit 2 rows in Stocking Stitch. Inc 1 st at each end on next and every following 2nd row 14 times more, to total
102 stitches. knit even until piece measures (from collar, at center back) 12,2 cms (32 rows).
4. Armholes (leg openings). knit 11 stitches, place next 8 stitches on a holder. With a second ball of yarn knit 63 stitches, place
next 8 stitches on a holder. With a third ball of yarn knit to end. knit these three sections for the leg openings at
the same time for 4,6 cms (14 rows), ending on a purl row.
5. Next row, to close the leg openings. knit with first ball of yarn only. knit across first section, cast on 8 stitches,
knit middle section, cast on 8 stitches, then knit to end.
6. knit even for 6,9 cms (15 rows more). Total length from collar (along the front seam) is 24,2 cms.
7. Back Shaping. Transfer 12 stitches to a holder at the beginning of the next two rows. knit two rows even. Decrease
1 st at each end of next and every following alternate row 17 times more until 42 stitches remain. knit even until
knit measures 38,7 cms, not including collar. Cut yarn. Place remaining stitches on a holder.

BOTTOM HEM:
1. Sew center front seam from top of collar to beginning of back shaping.
2. With right side facing and using size 4 circular needle, start at center front seam. Pick up and knit 12 stitches from
the front edge holder, 30 stitches along the back shaping, 42 end stitches from the holder, 30 stitches along the back shaping,
and 12 stitches from the front edge holder. Total 126 stitches.
3. knit in K1P1 ribbing for 2,5 cms (approx. 6 rows).
4. Cast off loosely in ribbing.

SLEEVES:
1. With the right side of the knit facing you, using size 4 circular needle (or a set of double pointed), pick up 38 stitches
evenly spaced around the four sides of the armhole.
2. knit in K1P1 ribbing for 2,5 cms (approx. 8 rows).
3. Cast off loosely in ribbing.
4. knit second sleeve as for first.

FINISHING:
1. Optional. To keep the back end of the sweater in place, attach a piece of elastic, stretchy knitted cord or a thin
knitted band (approx. 13,9 cms long) on each side from the back corner to just in front of the back leg. Adjust as
necessary.
2. Sew in all loose ends.

AMOUNT OF YARN REQUIRED TO MAKE GARMENT:
--- THIS IS A ROUGH ESTIMATE ONLY. Measure a sample piece for a more accurate calculation.
Amount needed:
83,4 for body
19,5 for ribbing
102,9 Grams TOTAL

NOTES:

Pattern designed by: Jessica Tromp --- www.jessica-tromp.nl ( with Knitware design ™ )