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Flower Garden Dog Sweater
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 80934AD This cozy sweater will keep your puppy warm and happy.

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

MATERIALS

640-134 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Citron

Deep goldenrod yellow


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 15.18
Note: (A)

640-112 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Raspberry

Rich purplish-pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.59
Note: (B)

640-176 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Snapdragon

Deep golden green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.59
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

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
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

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.


INSTRUCTIONS
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
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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