Holiday Dog Christmas Sweater by Kj Hay

Holiday Dog Christmas Sweater

by Kj Hay
October 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
212 yards (194 m)
x-small, small. medium, large
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This pattern is available for free.

Knit a special sweater for your favorite canine friend! This clever style features a candy cane striped turtleneck and buttons at the neck and chest for easy dressing. Choose from four sizes, from extra small to large. (Red Heart)

Skill Level: Intermediate

  1. Sweater is worked from the top down, beginning at the neckband. Neckband is folded lengthwise and chest and back pieces worked from neckband down.
  2. Different breeds and different dogs vary greatly in size. Working from the neck down allows you to try sweater on your dog as you go to check for appropriate length and placement of buttonholes.

Finished Neck: 11 (13½, 16½, 19½)”; (28 (34.5, 42, 49.5 cm), buttoned
Finished Chest: 16½ (20, 24, 28)”; (42 (51, 61, 71 cm), slightly stretched and buttoned at widest
Finished Length: 9 (14, 18, 23)” (23 (35.5, 45.5, 58.5 cm), including neckband