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Dapper Dogs: 8 Sweaters to Make for Your Pup

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Dapper Dogs: 8 Sweaters to Make for Your Pup

Did you know that  June 23 is Bring Your Dog to Work Day?! This provides a great excuse to pull out yarn and hook or needles and get working on a special new outfit for your furry friend. While the opportunity has passed for this year, mark it on your calendars for next year. Of course, it’s never really a bad time to add to your pooch’s wardrobe. Who doesn’t love some new duds?

Keep it Casual

Sweaters for the laid back pooch. These are the every day styles that your pup will be reaching for.

City Stripes Dog Sweater (knit)

dog sweater

This chunky striped sweater is perfect casual wear for your pup. Choose their 3 favorite colors of Wool Ease Thick and Quick. Shown in Grass, Lemongrass, and Fig.

Flower Garden Dog Sweater (crochet)

crochet dog sweater

This crocheted sweater is basic and perfect for every day while remaining fun and flirty thanks to the large flower accent. Worked in Wool Ease Thick and Quick.

The Class Clown

Does your pup have a keen sense of humor? If your four-legged friend loves looking for laughs then these adorable outfits are for them!

Dragon Slayer (knit)

dog sweater

The Dragon Slayer dog sweater in knit from Vanna’s Choice yarn (CYC#4) in the colors Radiant Lime and Scarlet. This one is for pups with a fierce sense of humor.

Bunny Dog (knit)

dog costume

What a bunny dog! This costume is knit in Vanna’s Choice yarn.

The Sophisticated Pooch

These classy outfits are for the business professional canine. Classy and charming.

Houndstooth Sweater (knit)

dog sweater

Deck your hound in some houndstooth for a dapper doggy look. This sweater is knit in Wool Ease Thick and Quick.

The Lady Who Lunches (crochet)

crochet dog sweater

Flower accents add a touch of feminine sophistication to this basic crocheted sweater. Worked primarily in Vanna’s Choice. Accents crochet using Bonbons in the Nature color pack.

Out on the Town

Taking pup to a classy event? We’ve got them covered!

Say Woof to the Dress (crochet)

dog dress

This delicate crochet “dress” is made using Vanna’s Glamour (1 ball each in Diamond and Platinum) and Bonbons in Celebrate.

The Barking Groom (crochet)

dog tux

The debonair dog. It doesn’t get much classier than this crocheted tux and top hat for your pooch. Worked in Vanna’s Glamour.

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  • I have a mini pin He’s a teacup sized pincer I might need to invent something….

    • I need to make a baby blue bunny for our pitbull ! I have a doxie cross that needs a dragon! Great work!

  • Julia, there was a blog/website that I found a few years ago that was all about knitting sweaters for our doxies. They do have different needs, don’t they?

  • Check out ravelry… that’s where I find all my patterns plus tons of helpful and experienced users if you get stuck

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