This is a free easy crochet dog sweater pattern I made up for my Yorkie. Well the sweater I made for my 9 lb Yorkie, the pattern I made up to share with you.
Using a "J" crochet hook
Begin on the back part of sweater, starting at the neckline: Chain 31
1 – DC in 2nd ch from hook and than across (30 st)
2 – Ch 2 turn, repeat row 1
3 – Attach black, ch 1, sc across
4 – Repeat row 3
5 – With main color ch 2, dc across
6 – Repeat row 5
7 – Fold collar in half, sc through both halves across (Once you have your collar made, fold in half lengthwise to beginning of collar. Sc through end of collar to beginning of collar to connect.)
8 – Ch 2, dc across
9 – 17 Repeat row 8
18 – 19 pick up black yarn, sc across
The Checker board design
20 – Pick up red 3 dc, pick up whit (carry red and white through out this design) 3 dc, repeat 3 red than 3 white to end
21 – 23 repeat row 20 alternating colors
24 – 25 pick up black sc across
26 – Pick up red dc across
27 – 28 Decrease 1 st on each end of these rows dc across
29 – Dec 1 st in center dc across
Chest Part of dog sweater
Starting at belly end and crocheting towards neck
1 – 1 dc in each ch across
2 – 5 ch 2 dc across
6 – 13 decrease 2 st spaced evenly in each row
14 - you should now have 1 stitch. End off.
Stitch up neck and stitch in chest piece. Leave about a 2-inch hole on each side for legs. I positioned my leg openings about 5 inches down from neck point.
I have come across many free patterns, the authors says “Do not sell the pattern and you are not allowed to sell anything you make from that pattern” Remember to read the copyright of the pattern. If in doubt, contact the author
The patterns are copyrighted and you are not permitted to sell them. But as far as I am concerned you may sell anything you make from my patterns. I am giving permission for my patterns only. After all it is all your work and your supplies.
Needless to say, you are not to sell the patterns I create but you may sell the item you make from my patterns. Yes the patterns are copyrighted so please honor that.