Turtleneck Knit Dog Sweater [FREE Knitting Pattern]

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Make your cute little pup look extra cute in this Turtleneck Knit Dog Sweater, which is an adorable doggo outfit. In fact, it’s a fancy sweater that’s perfect for your furry friend’s special occasions.

In addition, this piece makes for a lovely gift idea for your dog-lover friends.

Turtleneck Dog Sweater – A Fabulous Dog Sweater

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This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 1 - Beginner Knitters

Another fantastic creation by the Lion Brand Yarn design team, the Turtleneck Knit Dog Sweater is definitely a must-have. It exudes charm and style, easily making your pooch stand out in cuteness.

As a matter of fact, it’s an easy pattern to knit, ideal for advancing beginners to work on.

Moreover, the pattern is available in S or L. Its chest size measures 13.25 and 25 inches, while its length measures 9.25 and 21.75 inches. That’s 33.5 and 63.5 cm, and 23.5 and 55 cm respectively if you prefer the metric system.

The original piece was created using the discontinued fancy fur yarn. However, you can easily substitute it with any polyamide or polyester yarns with a weight of 6.

If you want to learn more about yarn substitutions, we have an excellent article that covers this topic. Check it here: 8 Tips to Follow When You Want to Substitute Yarn.

Moreover, you will also be needing US size 8  knitting needles. That’s 5 mm if you prefer to use the metric system.

Finally, you will also be making the Basic Left-Slanting Decrease or ssk, which is a common decrease technique usually paired with k2tog.

If you like to learn how to do this, you can check out our fully illustrated tutorial for this technique. You can find the tutorial here: Basic Left-Slanting Decrease (SSK).

Download Pattern

Download the FREE knitting pattern for this fabulous doggy sweater here: Turtleneck Dog Sweater Pattern.

In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link here: Yarn Weight of 6.

One Comment

  1. Hi I love this pattern but my dogs chest measures 52cm and his length from base of neck to base of tail is 40cm. He is a sausage dog cross so has the big chest then his body narrows am wondering if the size small would be ok, can you advise me with this please?

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