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My Pattern Store on Craftsy is all about my mom. She had a passion for knitting that spanned decades. Her designing was born of necessity, as she was widowed at 30 with two small boys and a newborn ...

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Aran Knit Dog Sweater

from The Knitting Needle
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Aran Knit Dog Sweater
Aran Knit Dog Sweater
Aran Knit Dog Sweater

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You will need to know how to knit/purl, increase/decrease, and how to use markers to keep track of your work, additionally, some experience with cables would be helpful...but hey.... if you've never knit a cable, but you can follow instructions...you can do this...because cables are easy peasy!!!

Pattern Description:

This sweater was made for my Uncle Gene's dog "Tito". As you can see he is quite a hansom model. This pattern is written in 3 sizes for small to med size breeds of dogs. Knit this classic design and take your dog out for a walk on the town.

Happy Knitting,

Designed by Mary Martin - The Knitting Needle


5 sts = 1 inch
7 rows = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizez: small 18" - medium 21" - large 24"


  • Yarn: Two 100 gr skeins Cascade 220 Peruvian Highland Wool, or worsted weight equivalent.
  • Needles: #5 and #8 straight knitting needles and #5 double pointed (dp) needles, or any size that will give the stitch gauge given below.
  • Other: Stitch holders, cable needle, plastic markers, tapestry needle and 5mm crochet hook.

Suggested yarn:

420 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade Peruvian Highland Wool


Natural - Ecru