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BARK OBAMA 2012 Dog Sweater FUNDRAISER Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details





Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knitting
  • Uncomplicated intarsia or duplicate stitch

Pattern Description:

Is your dog a pawlitical animal? Help him show his true colors by making him this clever and pawtriotic sweater ~ to wear now and after his favorite candidate is elected. (This is my ORIGINAL BARK OBAMA sweater design from the 2008 campaign, updated for 2012.)

ALL PROCEEDS from sales of this pattern go to the BARACK OBAMA FOR PRESIDENT RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN. (I pay all Paypal fees.)


5-1/2 sts = 1" in stockinette stitch on US 6 needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Fits pets with approximately 14, 17 or 20" chest


  • 5 shades DK-weight yarn
  • US 5 and 6 straight or circular knitting needles
  • US 5 circular needles
  • US 5 DPNs
  • Stitch holders and markers

You Will Also Need:

  • Optional ribbon

About Designer

About Designer

Kay Graves on

As a child I made crude doll clothes, crafted houses for baby frogs I had captured (!), wove potholders and made stained glass "art" at camp. I have a funny little sweater vest I made my Betsy McCall doll -- basically just a small rectangle that I forced her arms through to make it a cardi. I spent hours as a little girl watching and "helping" my great-grandmother sew clothes at her old-fashioned ...

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