Puppy Sweater Knitting Pattern

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What you will need:

9mm Knitting Needles

Chunky yarn or two strands of DK knit together

Tape Measure

Darning Needle / Scissors

Pattern

Gauge - 3 stitches per inch

Back Piece

Cast on 14 stitches

Knit in rib x 2 = (2 x Knit, 2 x Purl) until piece measures 2"

Next - work in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl) until piece measures 7"

Then work 2 rows in rib x 2 (2 x Knit, 2 x Purl)

Cast off in rib.

Back piece measures - length 9" / width 6"

Chest Piece

Cast on 14

Knit 3 rows in rib x 2 (2 x Knit, 2 x Purl)

Knit stocking stitch until piece measures 2"

Next row - SKPO - knit to last 2 stitches - K2tog

Purl 1 row

Next row - SKPO - knit to last 2 stitches - K2tog

Purl 1 row

Next row - SKPO - knit to last 2 stitches - K2tog

Purl 1 row

Cast on 2 - Knit 

Cast on 2 - Purl

Cast on 1 - Knit

Cast on 1 - Purl

Knit in rib x 2 (2 x Knit, 2 x Purl) until piece measures 2"

Cast off in rib.

Chest piece measures - length 6" / width 6"

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Making Up

Place pieces together with the right sides facing.

Stitch the seams leaving holes on either side for the legs. 

Sew in any loose ends.

Turn it the right side out and try it on your puppy.