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Need for Tweed Dog Sweater

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick yarn – 1 (1, 2, 3) skein (s)
  • Knitting Needles Size 13
  • Large-eye blunt needle

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X

Finished Chest: 18 (22, 26, 30)" around widest point.
Finished Length: 12 (17, 20, 24)"

Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

GAUGE: 8 sts + 16 rows = 4 in. in garter st (k every row).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you less stitches and rows to make a 4" square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

DIRECTIONS

BACK:

  1. Cast on 25 (31, 37, 43) sts. Work in garter st until piece measures 7 (12, 14, 16) in. from beg, end with a WS row.
  2. Dec Row (RS): K 1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k 1 – 23 (29, 35, 41) sts. K 3 rows.
  3. Rep Dec Row every 4th row 4 (4, 5, 7) more times – 15 (21, 25, 27) sts. Bind off.

UNDERPIECE:

  1. Cast on 11 (13, 15, 17) sts. Work in garter st until piece measures 4-1/2 (7-1/4, 10-1/4, 10-3/4) in. from beg, end with a WS row.
  2. Dec Row (RS): K 1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k 1 – 9 (11, 13, 15) sts. K 4 rows.
  3. Rep Dec Row every 5th row 2 (3, 4, 5) more times – 5 sts. Bind off.

FINISHING:

Sew sides of Underpiece to Back, leaving 2 (2-1/2", 3", 3-1/2") open on each side for legs.

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