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Comfy Canine Sweater

Crafting Time:
3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Sensations yarns: 2 skeins Sumptuous - blue/brown and 1 skein Beautiful - brown
  • Size 10-1/2" knitting needles
  • Size 13 knitting needles
  • Yarn needle
  • Velcro brand snag-free fasteners
  • Sewing machine (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Using size 10-1/2" needles and Beautiful yarn, cast on loosely 36 stitches. Work in K2, P2, ribbing for 4".
  2. Change to size 13 needles and using Sumptuous yarn, knit across and decrease 4 stitches evenly spaced across row (32 stitches).
  3. Next row: Knit 3, Purl 26, Knit 3.
  4. Next row: Knit across. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until piece measure 8"from collar, ending with a purl row.
  5. Knit 3, knit 2 tog, knit across to last 5 stitches, knit 2 tog, knit 3. Next row: repeat step 3.
  6. Continue to decrease every other row until 20 stitches remain. Work steps 3 and 4 until piece measures 15", ending with a purl row. Knit 3 rows. Bind off loosely.
  7. On left side, with right side facing, pick up and knit 3 stitches 10"from collar. Knit every row until strap measures 5". Repeat on right side, beginning 9" from collar so straps line up.
  8. Sew collar seam. Weave in ends. Sew Velcro fasteners on straps.
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