This is my mom’s dog Paco. He is a Portugese Waterdog. He is also a growing puppy, always on the move. Being in the only dog in the family, and the only baby, you can imagine he is a little spoiled. He had to have a brand new handmade knit sweater from his favorite big sister.
Worsted Weight Acrylic Yarn (shown in Red Heart Camo)
Size 13 knitting needles
2 pieces of velcro
13 stitches = 4 inches
with yarn doubled Cast on 56 stitches
k1 p1 across
continue for 3″
cast on an additional 4 stitches at the end of the next 2 rows
1)k1 p1 first 8 stitches, k48, k1 p1 to end of row
2)k1 p1 first 8 stitches, p48, k1 p1 to end of row
continue for 13″
1)k1 p1 first 8 stitches, k2to, k46, k1 p1 to end of row
2)k1 p1 first 8 stitches, p2to, p45, k1 p1 to end of rowcontinue in this way (decreasing after the first 8 stitches) until piece measures 19″
continue decreasing while knitting across in k1p1 pattern until piece measures 21″
be sure to knit the purls and purl the knits!
pick up 6 stitches about halfway down on one side
knit until piece measures 3″
Sew in your ends and sew on your velcro and you are done!
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