Easy RIBBED DOG SWEATER Crochet Pattern
Crochet pattern courtesy
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Red Heart Super Saver - 4 ply worsted weight
MC = Burgundy
Red Heart Maypole - 4 ply worsted weight
CC = Blue 'n Berry
Stitches: ch, sc, sc dec, dc, dc dec, rev sc.
NOTE: Dog Sweater is started using the MC. Alternate MC & CC every 2 rows for main body of sweater. Work the rest of the sweater except for finishing in MC. Work finishing in CC.
Row 1: Ch 58, Sc in hump of 2nd ch from hook. Sc in the hump of each rem ch. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 2-65: Sc in the BL only of ea sc across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 66: Sc in the BL only of ea sc across. Ch 5 (this ch-5 will be referred to later as the "connecting chain")
NECK: Fold piece with Row 1 by Row 66 and join with a sl st on the first st on Row 1.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn. Sc in end of ea row and in each ch on connecting chain. Join with sl st in 1st sc. Ch 3, turn.
Rnd 2: (Dc dec over next 2 sts) around to connecting chain. Dc in ea ch on the connecting chain. Join with sl st. Fasten Off.
Row 1: Attach yarn on the first stitch on the first ch of the connecting chain. Ch 1, work 1 sc in ea st on the connecting ch. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 2-4: Sc in ea st. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 5-9: 2 sc in 1st st, sc in each rem st across to last st. 2 sc in last st. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 10-15: Sc in ea st. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 16-20: 2 sc in 1st st, sc in ea rem st across to last st. 2 sc in last st. Ch 1, turn.
JOIN CHEST TO BODY
Count 20 stitches down each side of the body from the neck and place a marker in each for reference. Join with a sc on the body on the same side as your last stitch. Sl st in the next st on body, turn.
Repeat Row: Sc in each st across chest piece. Sc in in the marked st on that side of the body. Sl st in the next st on body.
Now work the repeat row until the sweater covers as much of your dog's chest as you want it to. For the finishing row on the chest work a sc dec over every 2 sts across. Then fasten off.
Work Rev Sc stitches around the entire sweater
neck edge, arm hole edges and around the bottom of the sweater also.