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Cattrah 01-13-2008 01:37 AM

FO: The better doggy sweater
 
Just finished my second dog sweater, the first I made from a lionbrand yarn pattern and it was much too small, so I tried making the larger size and it was much too large. So I went searching for something better and found this:

http://www.cs.oswego.edu/~ebozak/kni...g-sweater.html

If you're looking to knit a sweater for your pooch, this is a fantastic pattern! It's a little complicated because you have to do quite a bit of math on your own, but it's worth it because the results are just great!
I made Lowla's sweater from a luxourious 69% wool, 19% Angora, 12% nylon yarn. Too fancy for a dog? Nah. I unraveled a sweater I found at goodwill for 5 dollars. An American Eagle sweater at that, high class! ;-) Anyway, here she is modeling, whatcha think? I thought about sewing the american eagle tags back on it cause I thought it'd look all professional.



auburnchick 01-13-2008 02:02 AM

That's AWESOME! I love the yarn!

MerigoldinWA 01-13-2008 04:19 AM

Lowla looks smashing in her new sweater. Such a nice fit. Very sophisticated. Thanks for the link, I'm going to look at it. I don't have a dog, but I do have one grand dog. ;)

dustinac 01-13-2008 11:38 AM

:thumbsup: it looks great and Lowla looks happy!!

dmknits 01-16-2008 12:22 PM

Looks nice! Great fit too. :)

saracidaltendencies 01-16-2008 12:54 PM

LOL! That is TOO cute!

Mariblue 01-16-2008 01:06 PM

How cute! What a great find on that recycled sweater! :thumbsup:

ah 01-17-2008 01:35 AM

Great fit!

Karina 01-17-2008 05:34 AM

Love the doggy sweather, looked at the pattern, the math seems quite complicated but I guess if you take it one step at the time. I have a Cavalier king charles that my daughter would love for me to knit something like that. I would never have thought to buy from a charity shop, great idea.

iwouldratherbeknitting 01-17-2008 07:06 AM

Your dog looks cute in the new sweater.


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