These free crochet patterns for dog sweaters will make you smile with delight. If you have a chihuahua or other dog that gets cold easily, then these crochet sweaters are functional. But no matter what size or breed of your dog, they'll look cute when they're all dressed up. Use these sweaters to get attention on their walks, make them feel snuggled when you can't be with them, or take that perfectly adorable pet photo.
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It is very easy to find cute free crochet dog sweater patterns for small dogs. However, if you have a larger dog, then it's not quite so simple. Many designers haven't adapted their designs to fit bigger dogs. That's not a problem with this great pattern. The designer offers nine sizes, suitable to fit any size of dog that you might have. And what a stylish, elegant design!
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A crochet pattern is a step-by-step, row-by-row set of instructions. In contrast, a crochet recipe tells you pretty much how to crochet an item without giving specific counts. This allows you to adapt the project to the exact size you need, which is perfect when making crochet sweaters for dogs. This free crochet recipe is worked in single crochet and double crochet stitches, the latter forming a cute ruffle at the rump.
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This is another free crochet dog sweater recipe. It has step-by-step instructions for measuring your dog. Moreover, it shows nine different common dog sizes, including three that have wider chests that normal. Each size includes a list of dogs that size usually fits. For example, the medium dog includes Jack Russell Terriers and Fox Terriers. That said, the very largest dog breeds (such as mastiffs and Great Danes) aren't represented in the charts.
Nevertheless, the recipe gives you instructions for working the pattern to suit the measurements you take. You can actually work the pattern in any crochet stitch that you like, so you have a lot of freedom to get creative with this design.
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This is another crochet recipe. You start with a granny square. Then you add on to it to create the rest of the sweater. Therefore, you need to know how to crochet granny squares, how to work other basic crochet stitches, and how to adjust a pattern to fit your sizing needs. With that in mind, this is an adorable sweater that all dogs look cute in. Notably, you have to use the Wayback Machine to access this pattern.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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The chihuahua gets cold really easily. Therefore, you might need a free crochet dog sweater pattern if you have one of these dogs. This adorable free pattern has a belt that wraps around the tummy, secured with two large, beautiful buttons. It's worked in single crochet and half double crochet, sometimes using the back loop only.
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Like the previous pattern, this one has a belt that wraps around the stomach. In fact, it has two! This makes for a unique design detail plus it secures the sweater comfortably around the pup as they move around. This crochet dog sweater is worked using three strands of yarn held together, so it's a bulky pattern that works up really quickly. It's practically a blanket. This pattern is designed for a dachshund but includes instructions for measuring to fit your own dog.
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This is an easy, free crochet dog sweater pattern designed specifically to fit Yorkies weighing about ten pounds. It is worked in basic crochet stitches, including single crochet and double crochet with just a little bit of back post crochet for fit and detail.
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Dress your pooch up like a bumble bee with this cute crochet sweater. Most of the effect comes from the black-and-yellow stripes. However, don't forget those cute wings! Use this as a Halloween costume, for a photo shoot, or just to make your dog look adorable.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Play around with color placement to create the gingham print for this cute crochet dog sweater. This pattern was offered through the Knit & Crochet Now TV show. You can access that through the Annie's website. You do have to sign up to become a member but membership is free.
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This striped (or color-blocked) crochet dog coat gets its color changes from the yarn itself. Therefore, it's easy to create this stylish dog coat. It uses strategic placement of basic crochet stitches for a sophisticated design. The pattern comes in four sizes to fit dogs with chest sizes ranging from 10 inches to 30 inches.
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This cute crochet dog hoodie pattern is one of four crochet dog sweater patterns in a free e-book. The book also has information for changing up the collars, sleeves, and other details so that you can create your own versions of any design. Each one has instructions for fitting the sweater to the size of dog that you have.