The Quest For The Ultimate Dog Sweater

January 06, 2014 1 min read

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It's a bit chilly in the winter here in North Idaho and our store mascot (Bentley) loves to go on walks and get outside like the rest of us.   I have been experimenting with some different techniques to come up with a cute, comfortable dog sweater pattern that our customers can knit  for their furry friends.    This is a prototype that needs more work and I wanted to share where I'm at with the initial version.  It is a quick knit bottom up sweater using circular needles with no seaming in a worsted weight yarn.  The legs openings and chest area have a little more structure with  1x1 ribbing to add comfort and a little extra stretch when putting over your puppies head and while walking. [caption id="attachment_1063" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Bottom up dog sweater Bentley's Seamless Dog Sweater[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1067" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Left side of dog sweater View from the left side[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1066" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Right side of dog sweater View of right side sweater[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1068" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Front Leg Holes of dog sweater View of leg and chest openings[/caption]   I have a few more revisions and then I'll post a free pattern for you to download and try.  In the meantime, Bentley is happily modeling my prototypes! Kelley
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