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Knit with 8mm (US 11) knitting needles and bulky/chunky/12 Ply yarn, the dog sweater, is a great pattern for any advanced beginner knitters as well as the more experienced.

The main body of the dog sweater is knit flat, then seamed, with added sleeves knit in the round.


Bulky/chunky/12 Ply yarn


8mm (US 11) knitting needles


Level – Easy

This is an easy level knitting pattern and the techniques involved are the knit stitch, purl stitch, working K2tog, and KFB.


The instructions are for small, medium, and large dogs.

The sizes are easily adjustable for the length of the body and the width of the chest.

The sizes given in the pattern are small, medium, and large.

The numbers in the pattern are given in this format - S (M/L)

Length excluding collar

  • Small – 14”
  • Medium – 16”
  • Large – 18”

Belly at widest part

  • Small – 8”
  • Medium – 10”
  • Large – 12”


Small batch sales of finished pieces made from this pattern are permitted, but the seller must use their own photographs and credit must be given to Handy Little Me as the designer.


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