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KNITTING PATTERN
Dog Sweater --- Tuxedo style with Medium front and Short sleeves
Single Band collar

Designed : 29-6-2007
Pattern File Name: dog sweater
Size: Shih Tzu (M) for: *

KNIT YOUR TENSION SWATCH FIRST, IF YOU USE A STITCH PATTERN, KNIT SWATCH IN THIS
PATTERN, THEN CHOOSE YOUR PATTERN WITH THE RIGHT GAUGE

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: 45,4 Neck Width: 29,0 Armhole: 15,1
Bottom Width: 18,2 Collar Length: 3,2 Sleeve Length: 2,5
Back Length: 38,6 Slv Rib Length: 2,5
Front Length: 24,3
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 3rd row 9 times more, to total 92 stitches. knit even until piece measures (from collar, at center back) 15,3 cms (40 rows).
4. Armholes (leg openings). knit 10 stitches, place next 8 stitches on a holder. With a second ball of yarn knit 56 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 5,0 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 4,1 cms (9 rows more). Total length from collar (along the front seam) is 24,3 cms.
7. Back Shaping. Transfer 11 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 15 times more until 38 stitches remain. knit even until knit
measures 38,6 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 11 stitches from the
front edge holder, 29 stitches along the back shaping, 38 end stitches from the holder, 29 stitches along the back shaping, and 11 stitches from the front edge holder. Total 118 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 41 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. 15,1 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:
--- WARNING. THIS IS A ROUGH ESTIMATE ONLY. Measure a sample piece for a more accurate calculation.
Amount needed:
75,5 for body
19,5 for ribbing
95,0 Grams TOTAL

NOTES:


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



KNITTING PATTERN
Dog Sweater --- Simple style
Single Band collar

Designed : 29-6-2007
Pattern File Name: dog sweater
Size: Shih Tzu (M) for: *

KNIT YOUR TENSION SWATCH FIRST, IF YOU USE A STITCH PATTERN, KNIT SWATCH IN THIS
PATTERN, THEN CHOOSE YOUR PATTERN WITH THE RIGHT GAUGE

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: 45,4 Neck Width: 29,0
Bottom Width: 18,2 Collar Length: 3,2
Back Length: 38,6
Front Length: 15,3
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 3rd row 9 times more, to total 92 stitches. knit even until piece measures (from collar, at center back) 15,3 cms (40 rows).
4. Back Shaping. Transfer 18 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 8 times more until 38 stitches remain. knit even until knit
measures 38,6 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 18 stitches from the
front edge holder, 47 stitches along the back shaping, 38 end stitches from the holder, 47 stitches along the back shaping, and 18 stitches from the front edge holder. Total 168 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 21,8 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. 15,1 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:
--- WARNING. THIS IS A ROUGH ESTIMATE ONLY. Measure a sample piece for a more accurate calculation.
Amount needed:
60,9 for body
22,4 for ribbing
83,3 Grams TOTAL

NOTES:


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



KNITTING PATTERN
Dog Sweater --- Pullover style with Long front and Short sleeves
Single Band collar

Designed : 29-6-2007
Pattern File Name: dog sweater
Size: Shih Tzu (M) for: *

KNIT YOUR TENSION SWATCH FIRST, IF YOU USE A STITCH PATTERN, KNIT SWATCH IN THIS
PATTERN, THEN CHOOSE YOUR PATTERN WITH THE RIGHT GAUGE

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: 45,4 Neck Width: 29,0 Armhole: 15,1
Collar Length: 3,2 Sleeve Length: 2,5
Back Length: 25,7 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 3rd row 9 times more, to total 92 stitches. knit even until piece measures (from collar, at center back) 15,3 cms (40 rows).
4. Armholes (leg openings). knit 10 stitches, place next 8 stitches on a holder. With a second ball of yarn knit 56 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 5,0 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 25,7 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 41 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:
--- WARNING. THIS IS A ROUGH ESTIMATE ONLY. Measure a sample piece for a more accurate calculation.
Amount needed:
49,6 for body
19,8 for ribbing
69,4 Grams TOTAL

NOTES:


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



KNITTING PATTERN
Dog Sweater --- Pullover: Back Opening style with Long front and Short sleeves
Single Band collar

Designed : 29-6-2007
Pattern File Name: dog sweater
Size: Shih Tzu (M) for: *

KNIT YOUR TENSION SWATCH FIRST, IF YOU USE A STITCH PATTERN, KNIT SWATCH IN THIS
PATTERN, THEN CHOOSE YOUR PATTERN WITH THE RIGHT GAUGE

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: 45,4 Neck Width: 29,0 Armhole: 15,1
Collar Length: 3,2 Sleeve Length: 2,5
Back Length: 25,7 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 3rd row 9
times more, to total 92 stitches. knit even until piece measures (from collar, at center back) 15,3 cms (40 rows).
4. Armholes (leg openings). knit 29 stitches, place next 8 stitches on a holder. With a second ball of yarn knit 18 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 5,0 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 25,7 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 73 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 41 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:
--- WARNING. THIS IS A ROUGH ESTIMATE ONLY. Measure a sample piece for a more accurate calculation.
Amount needed:
49,6 for body
28,2 for ribbing
77,8 Grams TOTAL

NOTES:


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