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Sofie's Tiny Dog Knit 'Party Dress'

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Sofie's Tiny Dog Knit 'Party Dress'
Sofie's Tiny Dog Knit 'Party Dress'
Sofie's Tiny Dog Knit 'Party Dress'

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, knit, purl, increase one stitch, bind off
  • "Make 1 stitch"
  • Pick up stitches
  • Single crochet

Pattern Description:

When a client asked me to come up with a party dress for Sofie, her little Toy Yorkie, I designed this snazzy bright red number. Shortly after receiving Sofie's dress, my client emailed me this photo. Is this not CUTE?

The other photo is a dress I made for a Crafts Fair. It's about the same size, but I used a sequin worsted weight acrylic yarn. Sofie's dress was completed with a plain worsted weight acrylic yarn.

The dress is a simple knit for Advanced Beginner/Intermediate knitters. The front and back sections are knitted separately and invisibly seamed together with the mattress stitch (or any stitch you prefer). It has a lovely seed stitch neckline and the body is stockinette stitch, with a double ruffled bottom edge. No sleeves are needed, since this is a fancy sleeveless party dress! Just single crochet an edging around the armholes with a crochet hook size F or G.

Your little Party Girl will look beautiful in her dress too, so give my design a try. I think you'll have a great time knitting this dress!

A BIG THANKS GOES TO BUYER DARLING MOORE FOR SHARING HER PHOTO OF HER BEAUTIFUL LITTLE PENNY IN HER NEW DRESS! DARLING MADE A DESIGNER DECISION TO GO WITH ONE RUFFLE INSTEAD OF TWO AND CHECK OUT THAT BOW ... FABULOUS!!

Gauge:

In stockinette stitch, 4 stitches = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • For Dogs Weighing Five Pounds and Under
  • Chest circumference: 12 inches (Fits dog with chest circumference of 11" to 13")
  • Length: 9 inches from nape of neck to just before start of tail

Materials:

  • 1 skein worsted weight yarn (about 170 yds/156 m)
  • One Pair US#8/UK#6 (5 mm) straight needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge
  • One Size F or G crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
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I am certified as a Level 1 Master Hand Knitter by The Knitting Guild Association. My grandmother Lena taught me to knit when I was 4 ...

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