Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Crochet a Candy Corn Pet Sweater!

When I went away to college my brother brought home a dog; so, I never got to dress up the dog.  I think this ideas is unique outfit,

FYI:  Making this sweater is really easy and only requires a little crochet knowledge. This particular pattern fits a 12 to 20 pounder, but is easily adapted to any size four-legged animal.

 stomach side

Materials:  white, bright yellow and orange (pumpkin) worsted weight yarn, and H hook

With the yellow, chain 54. Join to form a loop, being careful not to twist the chain.
Rows 1-4: Chain 3, dc around. *Join to beg ch 3, turn, dc around. Repeat from * 2 more times.
Row 5: With orange, join to beg of ch 3, ch 3, turn, dc around.
Row 6: Join to beg of ch 3, chain 3, turn, dc in next 33 dc.
Rows 7-11: *Chain 3, turn, dc across. Repeat from * 4 more times.
Row 12: With white, join at beg ch 3, chain 3, turn dc across. At end of row, chain 6, join to opposite side with slip stitch, being careful not to twist the chain.
Row 13: Chain 3, turn, dc in each chain and in each remaining double crochets; join with sl st at top of chain 3.
Row 14: Chain 3, turn, dc around.
Row 15: Join with sl st to beginning chain 3. Chain 1 turn, sl st around neck and fasten off.
Finishing: With yellow, join at bottom of sweater and sl st around. Weave in ends.

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