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KnittyDebby on craftsy.com
Beautiful Southwest Virginia

I have been knitting for over 40 years and designing for 10. Living in the shadow of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains is a creative place to be! I hope you enjoy my patterns.

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String of Hearts Dog Sweater

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : String of Hearts Dog Sweater
String of Hearts Dog Sweater
String of Hearts Dog Sweater
String of Hearts Dog Sweater
String of Hearts Dog Sweater
String of Hearts Dog Sweater

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Casting on
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Cables
  • Ribbing
  • Bind off

Pattern Description:

String of hearts doggie sweater pattern is a easy way to start with cables.

This pattern will fit tea cup, small and medium doggies.

Depending on the size of the sweater, you will need 2 to 4 oz of yarn.

You can use size 8 or 9 knitting needles.

You will also need a cable stitch holder or a large safety pin.

Give this easy pattern a try to get started with cables.

Pattern includes instructions for small and medium size dog sweater.

Small-weight under 10 lbs.
Back length about 8 to 10 inches
Chest-10 to 14 inches

Medium-weight 10 to 20 lbs.
Back length about 12 to 14 inches.
Chest-14 to 18 inches

Materials needed for each sweater:

1.worsted weight yarn-@2 oz for small; 3 to 4 oz for medium
2.Size 8 or 9 knitting needles
3.Cable needle or large safety pin

Gauge: 28 rows x 20 stitches = 4 in by 4 in

Instructions are written out for beginner knitters but charts are included.

This item is for a pattern and not the finished product.

Contact me with any questions while you are knitting!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small-under 10 lbs
  • Medium-10-20 lbs


  • 2 to 3 oz worsted wt for small
  • 3 to 4 oz worsted wt for medium

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch holder for cables
  • Size 9 (US) Knitting needles
  • Large needle for sewing up sweater

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