When looking for a dog sweater that really fits, knitters turn to “Darling Darby Dog Sweater”. This free dog sweater knitting pattern is a guide for knitting a sweater that perfectly fits your dog – using your dog’s measurements with your yarn at your gauge. You will knit your dog’s sweater from the collar to tail, beginning in the round and finishing flat.
Instructions include a measuring guide and step-by-step calculations. A separate, downloadable worksheet for your calculations is also provided in your confirmation email (separate download link).
See how other knitters around the world have customized “Darling Darby” for their dog ~ Darling Darby Gallery.
While this pattern is free, you do need to “Add” it to your cart and complete the checkout process as the download links are provided in your confirmation email.
Project sizing & materials:
- Finished Sizing: Customized for your dog’s measurements
- Yarn: approximately 300 (400, 750) yds for dogs up to 20 (45, 70) lbs, if using worsted weight.
- Needles: generally US 7 (4.5mm) or US 8 (5.0mm) for worsted weight yarns ~ use a needle size that gives you a fabric you like with your choice of yarn
Skills: knit in the round, basic math
Note: Please save the pdf file to your computer. Purchasing & return information can be found here: Purchasing from DRFA.