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Need for Tweed Dog Sweater
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 60539
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Finished Chest 18 (22, 26, 30) in. [45.5 (56, 66, 76) 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: (applied Jul 9, 2013)
Note: If possible, try sweater on dog before completely sewing side seams. Adjust placement and size of leg openings as needed.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
640-413 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Lumberjack Red
Black and red twist
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (1, 2, 3)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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8 sts + 16 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in garter st (k every row). 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
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
BACK Cast on 25 (31, 37, 43) sts.
Work in garter st until piece measures 7 (12, 14, 16) in.
[18 (30.5, 35.5, 40.5) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.
Dec Row (RS): K 1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k 1 – 23 (29, 35, 41) sts.
K 3 rows.
Rep Dec Row every 4th row 4 (4, 5, 7) more times – 15 (21, 25, 27) sts.Bind off.
UNDERPIECE Cast on 11 (13, 15, 17) sts.
Work in garter st until piece measures 4 1/2 (7 1/4, 10 1/4, 10 3/4) in.
[11.5 (18.5, 26, 27.5) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.
Dec Row (RS): K 1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k 1 – 9 (11, 13, 15) sts.
K 4 rows.
Rep Dec Row every 5th row 2 (3, 4, 5) more times – 5 sts.Bind off.
Note: If possible, try sweater on dog before completely sewing side seams.
Adjust placement and size of leg openings as needed.
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.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
yyabbrevValuexx knit yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx purl yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx repeat(s)(ing) yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx round(s) yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevNamexxSt st yy/abbrevNamexx
yyabbrevValuexx Stockinette stitch yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx stitch(es) yy/abbrevValuexx
yyabbrevValuexx together yy/abbrevValuexx
yy/abbrevxxbeg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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