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Cozy Dog Coat
Free  Pattern

Dogs coatCozy Dog's Coat

COZY DOG COAT FREE PATTERN

You are welcome to use this Dog Coat Free Pattern and whilst we hope it works out well for you the Knitting Wool Store disclaims all  responsibility

Difficulty : intermediate

Sizes: XS - S - M - L
Dog's measurements:
Chest width: approx. 28/32-40/44-50/54-60/66 cm
Back length: approx. 24/26-32/34-40/42-48/52 cm
Example of dog breeds:
XS = Chihuahua, S = Bichon Frisé, M = Cocker Spaniel, L = Irish setter.

Yarn used: For main Body Stenli Etho 100g,100g,200g,200g
For Crochet edging Stenli Rosi all sizes 100g.

Needle: DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES (for size XS), CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm for size S and M and 60 cm for size L) SIZE 4.5 mm – or size needed to get 18 sts x 23 rows in stocking st with 1 thread Fabel and 1 thread Baby Merino = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4 mm

Buttons: 4 buttons, approx. diameter 2½ cm.

Tension:10 x10 cm =18 sts x 23 rows in stocking st.

Stitches: knit stitches, purl stitches

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc inside 2 sts in garter st in each side. Inc by picking up st from previous row and knitting it in the rib.

Dog Coat Free Pattern:-

DIRECTIONS:

VEST:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles in size XS and on circular needle in the other sizes. Worked from the neck down.
Cast on 40-55-70-85 sts on double pointed needles/circular needle size 4.5 mm in Stenli Etho. Work rib = K 3/P 2 for 5-8-11-14 cm (= neck).  NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE! Continue rib for 2-4-6-8 cm. On next round, inc all 3 K sts to 4 K sts = 48-66-84-102 sts. When piece measures 6-9-12-15 cm, cast off for front legs as follows: Slip the first 10-16-22-28 sts on a stitch holder – there should be 4 K sts at the beg and end of holder = 38-50-62-74 sts remain on needle. Continue with over piece.

OVER PIECE:
Work rib back and forth on needle with 2 sts in GARTER ST in each side - see explanation above! AT THE SAME TIME on next row from RS, inc 1 st in each side - Read INCREASE TIP! Repeat inc on every row from RS 5-11-11-17 more times = 50-74-86-110 sts. Piece now measures approx. 12-19-22-31 cm. On next row from RS, cast off for 1 button hole in each side as follows: Cast off the middle 2 K sts in the outermost K-section in each side and cast on 2 new sts over the cast off sts on next row. Repeat button hole cast off when piece measures 16-24-28-37 cm. When piece measures 19-26-32-38 cm, cast off at beg of every row: 2 sts 7-9-11-14 times in each side = 22-38-42-54 sts. Then cast off the remaining sts. Piece measures approx. 30-42-53-64 cm incl the neck.

UNDER PIECE:
Slip sts from stitch holder back on needle size 4.5 mm. Knit in addition up 2 sts in each side at the back of the 2 sts in garter st worked on over piece = 14-20-26-32 sts. Work rib with 1 thread Fabel + 1 thread Baby Merino back and forth on needle with 2 sts in garter st in each side. Cast off when under piece measures 13-17-20-23 cm.

CROCHET EDGE:
Crochet with hook size 4 mm and Etho Rosi around the entire over piece and under piece as follows: 1 dc, * 3 ch, skip approx. 1 cm, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in first dc.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew 4 buttons on under piece, 2 in each side to match the button holes on over piece.
TIP: Try the vest on the dog. If it is too wide, only sew 2 buttons in the middle of under piece and button both sides of over piece with the same button.
PS: The neck is folded double when worn.

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