Fetching Dog Sweater, Bag, and Mittens

Training your dog in winter can be a brisk business. Keep on track with a cross-body bag with tilted opening for easy treat access. Stash an extra treat in your mittens. The doggie-tested sweater has a hook-and-loop closure along the side, perfect for pups who aren’t keen on putting their paws through little openings, as well as a pocket for storing pick-up bags.

Designer: Judith Swartz

Bag
Finished Size:
6½” wide and 7½” long, strap is 56″ long.
Yarn:
Caron Simply Soft (100% acrylic; 315 yd [288 m]/6 oz [170 g]): #0012 passion (MC), 1 skein.
Caron Simply Soft Brite (100% acrylic; 315 yd [288 m]/6 oz [170 g]): #9608 blue mint (CC), 1 skein.
Hook Size:
H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions:
Yarn needle; T-pins for making twisted cord.
Gauge:
17 sts and 19 rows = 4″ in sc.

Sweater
Finished Size:
14½ (21½, 28)” chest, 12 (17, 23)” long; sample shown is size 28″ chest.
Yarn:
Caron Simply Soft (100% acrylic; 315 yd [288 m]/6 oz [170 g]): #0012 passion (MC), 2 (2, 3) skeins.
Caron Simply Soft Brite (100% acrylic; 315 yd [288 m]/6 oz [170 g]): #9608 blue mint (CC), 1 skein.
Hook Size:
J/10 (6 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions:
Yarn needle; st markers (m); sew-on Velcro (about 12″). Note: For long-haired dogs, snap tape could be substituted for Velcro.
Gauge:
20 sts and 17 rows = 4″ in sc.

Mittens

Finished Size: 7 (8½, 9½)” circumference and 7½ (9½, 10½)” long to fit child (medium adult, large adult). Size shown is 8½”.
Yarn:
Caron Simply Soft (100% acrylic; 315 yd [288 m]/6 oz [170 g]: ); #0012 passion (MC).
Caron Simply Soft Brite (100% acrylic; 315 yd [288 m]/6 oz [170 g]): #9608 blue mint (CC); 1 skein each.
Hook Size:
J/10 (6 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions:
Yarn needle.
Gauge:
16 sc and 18 rnds = 4″. Note: Work gauge swatch in the rnd for accurate measurements.

 
 
 

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