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Aran Knit Dog Sweater


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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, Jan Designed by Mary Martin - The Knitting Needle 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 can do this...because cables are easy peasy!!! GAUGE 5 sts = 1 inch 7 rows = 1 inch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Sizez: small 18" - medium 21" - large 24" SUGGESTED YARN 420 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Cascade Peruvian Highland Wool COLORWAY Natural - Ecru

Recommended with this pattern

  • 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.

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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 (me) to raise. It just seemed natural for her to take her passion and turn it into a career. She established her business "The Knitting Needle" in the early 70's and continued to design until she was 85. It was her dream that I assume her role as owner, and designer, of the business that she had such a passion for. Most of the patterns that you will find in my store are my moms designs. Patterns designed by me will also be inspired in her memory. Thank you, mom. Happy Knitting, Jan