It doesn't matter if your dog is super tiny or extra large, this dog sweater coat can be crocheted for ANY dog! Dogs of all sizes can have thin hair and get cold in the winter. Crochet a sweater tailored to your dog with this pattern. The pattern will show you how to measure your dog and make a proper fit. The sweater can be made as long or short as you desire. There is a lot of flexibility in the pattern, so feel free to get creative to make a unique sweater for your dog. The sweater is designed with a main body piece that covers the top and sides of the dog. It is secured with straps along the front of the neck and straps underneath the stomach.
Skill Level: Easy
Sweater can be made to fit ANY sized dog, from little chihuahua puppies to huge great danes. Be sure to follow the instructions within the pattern to obtain the size desired. The size in the sample photo is shown on a 55lb mixed breed dog.
Medium Weight Yarn (Note: The amount of yarn needed will vary greatly depending on the size of sweater made.) The following are estimates:
Extra small dogs (under 10 lbs): approximately 50 yards
Small dogs (10 - 25 lbs): approximately 100 yards
Medium dogs (25 - 45 lbs): approximately 200 yards
Large dogs (45 - 80 lbs): approximately 300 yards
Extra large dogs (80 lbs and up): approximately 400 yards
Crochet hook H (5.00 mm)
2 Stitch markers (or safety pin, or scrap of contrasting yarn)
Velcro, snaps, buttons, hooks, or any fasteners of choice (amount used will depend on size)
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