Saturday, April 11, 2009

Chihuahua Sweater 2.0

This is a variation on the first chihuahua sweater pattern i made. This one is less stiff and quicker to make. There might be a problem with puppies getting their feet in the double crochet so I don't think I would reccomend for puppies, but for grown chihuahuas around 2 lbs, this should work great.

As with all my patterns, these are for personal use! do not post this pattern anywhere or make these to profit. You may link to it, though. Items made are not to be sold unless for charity. You can donate items made from this pattern to animal shelters if you wish.

materials
i crochet hook
worsted weight yarn
Optional (dog to try on and fix as you go)

NOTE
hood part i put is not complete

chain 30
join with slip stitch to first chain.
rnd 1: chain 3, skip first stitch and double crochet in each chain around, join to top of chain 3 with slip stitch (you should have 30 sts)
rnds 2- 5: chain 3, skip first stitch and double crochet in each dc around, join to top of chain 3 with slip stitch (you should have 30 sts)
rnd 6: chain 1 and single crochet in each stitch around. slip stitch to first chain.
rnd 7: chain 1 and single crochet in next 3 sc's. chain 6 or 7 depending on how tight your chains are, skip 5 sc's and sc in the next sc, sc in each of the next 13 sts. chain 6 or 7 again, skip 5 sc's and sc in the next st, and sc into next 2 sts, join with slip stitch to 1st chain.
rnd 8: chain 1, sc in next 2 sts, 5 sc's in chain space 1 sc in next 14 sts, 5 scs in chain space, 1 sc in next 3 sc's, join with slip stitch.
rnd 9: ch 1, 1 sc in each stitch around, join with slip stitch to beg ch.
rnd 10: ch 1, decrease over next 2 sts, 1 sc in next 2 sts, decrease over next 2 sts, 1 sc in next 2 sts,1 hdc in each of next 14 sts, 1 sc in next 2 sts, dec over next to sts, 1 sc in last 3 sts, join to first chain with slip stitch.

end here if you just want a sweater for the doggy, but i have a hood on mine, this next part isn't complete because i put ear holes in the hood and they didn't come out too good, if you're brave enough to try and finish the hood yourself here's the part i could figure out

for hood, don't end off and
rnd 11: chain2, 1 hdc in next 6 sts, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dcs in next st, 1 dc in next st,1 hdc in next 6 sts, join to top of 2nd chain with slip stitch.
rnd 12: slip stitch in top of first 4 sts, chain 3 and dc in first 2 sts, 1 hdc in next 14 sts, 1 dc's in next 3 sts, chain 4 and turn to form hood
rnd 13: skip 1st stitch and triple crochet in next 7 sts, 2 triple crochets in next st, 1 triple ccrochet in next st, 2 triple crochets in next st, 1 triple crochet in next 9 sts

2 comments:

MarttinUttero said...
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Andy said...

I just used this to make my Shih-Tzu puppy a little dress. I altered a bit, and I'm about to make a second one! I just added a trim and some ruffles at the bottom. Thanks for sharing this pattern!