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Dog Sweater Crochet Pattern

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Keep your beloved pup warm and cozy on walks with this adorable dog sweater crochet pattern. Stripes of blue and white are just right for the discerning dog, and a special long stitch makes this intermediate crochet pattern more interesting. 

Dog Sweater Crochet
 

Time to Construct: approximately 6 hours

Directions are for size Small; changes for sizes Medium and Large are in parentheses.

Materials:

  • Yarn: RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 1 Skein each No. 316 Soft White CA and No. 995 Ocean CB
  • Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
  • Yarn needle

Gauge:  12 sts = 4”; 16 rows = 4” in pat. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
Lsc (Long Single Crochet) = Insert hook in st indicated one row below and draw loop through, yarn over and through 2 loops on hook. Skip st under Lsc.
dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in next 2 sts, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

PATTERN:
Row 1 (Wrong Side): With CB, ch 1, sc in first sc, * Lsc over next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across; turn. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across changing to CA in last st; turn.
Row 3: With CA , rep Row 1.
Row 4: Rep Row 2 changing to CB in last st.
Rep Rows 1-4 for pat.

NECKBAND: With CB, ch 6.
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 5 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in back lp of each sc across; turn.
Rep Row 2 until 29 (39, 49) rows in all have been worked, changing to CA in last sc of last row. Fasten off CB.

BODY- Row 1 (Right Side): Working across long edge, ch 1, sc in each row end across; turn – 29 (39, 49) sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, work 1 (2, 1) sc in first sc, * 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across – 43 (59, 73) sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, changing to CB in last st; turn.
Now work in pat for 2 rows.

Divide for Leg Openings- Row 1 (wrong Side): Keeping continuity of pat, work across first 5 (7, 9) sts; turn. Work even in pat on these sts for 9 (13, 17) more rows. Fasten off. With wrong side facing, skip next 3 (5, 7) sts of last long row for leg opening; join yarn and work in pat across next 27 (35, 41) sts for back for 10 (14, 18) rows. Fasten off.
With wrong side facing, skip next 3 (5, 7) sts of last long row for 2nd leg opening; join yarn and work in pat across last 5 (7, 9) sts for 10 (14, 18) rows. Do NOT fasten off.
Next Row- Join Underbody: Work in pat across first 5 (7, 9) sts, ch 3 (5, 7), work across next 27 (35, 41) sts, ch 3 (5, 7), work across last 5 (7, 9) sts; turn.
Next Row: Work in pat across first 5 (7, 9) sts, sc in next 3 (5, 7) ch, work across next 27 (35, 41) sts, sc in next 3 (5, 7) ch, work across last 5 (7, 9) sts; turn – 43 (59, 73) sts.
Work 1 row even in pat

Shape Back: Keeping continuity of pat, dec 1 st each end of next row, then every other row 13 times – 15 (31, 45) sts. Fasten off.

Leg Openings-Rnd 1: With right side facing, attach CB in any st at leg opening; ch 1, sc evenly around; join with a sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, * dec, sc in next st; rep from * around, adjusting at end of rnd as necessary; join.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join.
Rnds 4 and 5:
Rep Rnds 2 and 3.
Rnd 6: Ch 1, working from LEFT to RIGHT, work 1 rnd Reverse sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Sew underbody seam from Neckband to the first shaping row of Back.

Edging: With right side facing, join CB in seam; ch 1, sc evenly around entire edge working 3 sc in corners; join to first sc.
Next Rnd: Ch 1, working from LEFT to RIGHT, work 1 rnd Reverse sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin; CA = Color A; CB = Color B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; dec = decrease; mm = millimeters; pat = pattern; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; st(s) = stitch (es); tog = together; yo = yarn; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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