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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'
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!!

THANK YOU TOO TO BUYER LINDA FOR SHARING HER PHOTO OF HER ADORABLE LITTLE KIWI IN HER FASHIONABLE ENSEMBLE. LINDA EMPLOYED HER OWN CREATIVE TALENT TO EMBELLISH THE DRESS AND I DON'T KNOW WHERE SHE GOT THE HAT PATTERN, BUT OH MY GOODNESS, ISN'T IT PRECIOUS?

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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