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Free Crochet Pattern: Flower Garden Dog Sweater

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Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern #: 80934AD
Rating: *****4.5 (based on 8 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Finished Chest 18 (21 1/2, 26, 30 1/2) in. (45.5 (54,5, 66, 77.5) cm) around widest point
Finished Length 12 (17, 20, 24) in. (30.5 (43, 51, 61) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This cozy sweater will keep your puppy warm and happy.
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Color (A)
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

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Color (B)
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

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Color (C)
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Linen Fisherman Blossom Glacier Sky Blue Cobalt Navy Raspberry
Denim Taupe Oatmeal Barley Grass Lemongrass Pumpkin Citron
Spice Apricot Cranberry Claret Fig Eggplant Charcoal Black
Grey Marble Snapdragon Cilantro Butterscotch Denim Twist Celebration Cabernet Constellation
Gemstone Galaxy Poinsettia Mystical Starlight Wheat Wood Sequoia
Mesquite Granite Sandstone Marble Blackstone Jungle Desert Hoosiers
Hoyas Crimson Tigers Huskies Spartans Red Beacon Checkerboard
*Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® (Article #640). Solids, Heathers, Twists: 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
Wheat & Wood: 86% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 4% Rayon
Oatmeal & Barley & Grey Marble: 82% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 8% Rayon
Metallics: 79% Acrylic, 20% Wool, 1% Metallic Poly; package size: Solids, Heathers, Twists, Tweeds:6 oz./170g (106 yd/97 m)
Prints (Sequoia, Mesquite, Granite): 5 oz./140g (87 yd/80 m)
Metallics: 5 oz./140g (92 yd/84 m)

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  640-134 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Citron
   balls
$ 18.98  
Note: (A)
•  640-112 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Raspberry
   ball
$ 9.49  
Note: (B)
•  640-176 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Snapdragon
   ball
$ 9.49  
Note: (C)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)   $ 2.95  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Flower Garden Dog Sweater

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

GAUGE:

6 hdc + 5 rows = 4 in. (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

Cl (cluster) (Yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times, yo and draw through all loops on hook.

DOG SWEATER
BACK

With A, ch 12 (17, 20, 21).
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 2 hdc), hdc in each ch to end – 11 (16, 19, 20) hdc.
Inc Row: Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout), turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in each st to last 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st – 13 (18, 21, 22) hdc.
Continue to work in hdc, working Inc Row every 1 (1, 2, 2) rows 3 (3, 3, 5) more times – 19 (24, 27, 32) hdc. Then work even in hdc until piece measures 12 (17, 20, 24) in. (30.5 (43, 51, 61) cm) from beg. Fasten off.


UNDERPIECE
With A, ch 5.
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 2 hdc), hdc in each ch to end – 4 hdc.
Inc Row: Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in each st to last 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in last st – 6 hdc.
Continue to work in hdc, working Inc Row every other row 1 (1, 3, 4) times – 8 (8, 12, 14) hdc. Then work even in hdc until piece measures 8 1/4 (12 1/4, 16 1/2, 18 1/4) in. (21 (31, 42, 46.5) cm) from beg. Fasten off.


FLOWERS (make 3 – 1 with A and B, 1 with B and C, and 1 with C and A)
With first color, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form beg ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 7 sc in ring; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off first color.
Rnd 2: Join second color with sl st in joining sl st, (ch 3, Cl in back loop of next sc, ch 3, sc into center of beg ring, sk next sc) 4 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew sides of Underpiece to Back, leaving 2 (2 1/2, 3, 3 1/2) in. (5 (6.5, 7.5, 9) cm) open on each side for legs. Sew flowers to Back.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.5 (based on 8 reviews)
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Flower Garden Dog Sweater Reviewed by crocheter123 on 2013-07-29 ****
Easy for a Chihuahua, hard for a mini dachshund. Flower seems to get in the way.


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