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Biscuits & Bones Dog Coat

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An adorable doggy-themed cable and a cozy turtleneck. Sizes XS-XL (chest 10-30"/25.5-76 cm). Shown in Patons Canadiana Aran (#00104). 4mm (US 6) & 4.5mm (US 7) knitting needles.

XS
10 ins [25.5 cm ]
S
13 ins [33 cm ]
M
16 ins [40.5 cm ]
L
24 ins [61 cm ]
XL
30 ins [76 cm ]
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To fit chest
10 ins [25.5 cm ]

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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

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Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

C3B = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K1 from cable needle.

C3F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K1, then K2 from cable needle.

C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C5B= Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then slip purl stitch from cable needle back to left hand needle and purl it. K2 from cable needle.

cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

P = purl

pat = pattern

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

T3F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K2 from cable needle.

T4B = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then P1 from cable needle.

T4F = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K3 from cable needle.

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest
XS 10 ins [25.5 cm ]
S 13 ins [33 cm ]
M 16 ins [40.5 cm ]
L 24 ins [61 cm ]
XL 30 ins [76 cm ]

MATERIALS

Dog Coat
Decor
SizesXSSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
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Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles. Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needle. Set of four 4 mm (U.S. 6) double pointed needles or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle.

GAUGE

19 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in moss st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger size(s) the instructions will be written thus ( ).

Panel Pat A (worked over 8 sts).
1st row: (RS). K2. P4. K2.
2nd and alt rows: Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they appear.
3rd row: C4F. C4B.
5th row: K8.
7th row: T4F. T4B.
9th, 11th and 13th rows: P2. K4. P2.
15th row: C4B. C4F.
17th row: K8.
19th row: T4B. T4F.
20th row: As 2nd row.
These 20 rows form Panel Pat A.

Panel Pat B (worked over 17 sts).
1st row: (RS). P5. C3B. P1. C3F. P5.
2nd row: K5. P3. K1. P3. K5.
3rd row: P4. C3B. P1. K1. P1. C3F. P4.
4th row: K4. P3. K1. P1. K1. P3. K4.
5th row: P3. C3B. P1. (K1. P1) twice. C3F. P3.
6th row: K3. P3. K1. (P1. K1) twice. P3. K3.
7th row: P2. C3B. P1. (K1. P1) 3 times. C3F. P2.
8th row: K2. P3. K1. (P1. K1) 3 times. P3. K2.
9th row: P2. K2. P1. (K1. P1) 4 times. K2. P2.
10th row: K2. P2. K1. (P1. K1) 4 times. P2. K2.
11th row: P2. T3F. P1. (K1. P1) 3 times. T3B. P2.
12th row: K3. P2. K1. (P1. K1) 3 times. P2. K3.
13th row: P3. T3F. P1. (K1. P1) twice. T3B. P3.
14th row: K4. P2. K1. (P1. K1) twice. P2. K4.
15th row: P4. T3F. P1. K1. P1. T3B. P4.
16th row: K5. P2. K1. P1. K1. P2. K5.
17th row: P5. T3F. P1. T3B. P5.
18th row: K6. P2. K1. P2. K6.
19th row: P6. C5B. P6.
20th row: K6. P5. K6.
These 20 rows form Panel Pat B.

Turtleneck: With smaller needles, cast on 42 (50-62- 86-102) sts.
1st row: (RS). P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 3 (4-4--5½) ins [7.5 (10-10-14-14) cm], ending with RS facing for next row and inc 7 sts evenly across last row. 49 (57-69-93-109) sts. Place marker at each end of last row.

Body: Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). (K1. P1) 3 (5-8-14-18) times. P2. Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. P2. (K1. P1) 3 (5-8-14-18) times.
2nd row: (K1. P1) 3 (5-8-14-18) times. K2. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. K2. (K1. P1) 3 (5-8-14-18) times.
3rd row: (P1. K1) 3 (5-8-14-18) times. P2. Work 3rd row of Panel Pat A. Work 3rd row of Panel Pat B. Work 3rd row of Panel Pat A. P2. (P1. K1) 3 (5-8-14-18) times.
4th row: (P1. K1) 3 (5-8-14-18) times. K2. Work 4th row of Panel Pat A. Work 4th row of Panel Pat B. Work 4th row of Panel Pat A. P2. (P1. K1) 3 (5-8-14-18) times.
Last 4 rows form Moss St Pat at sides. Panel Pats A and B are now in position.

Cont in pat, keeping cont of panel pats, inc 1 st each end of needle on next 3 (5-5-9-5) rows, then on every following alt row to 63 (77-89-129-161) sts, taking inc sts into moss st.
Work 1 row even in pat.

Leg Openings: 1st row: (RS). Pat across 5 (5-7-11- 12) sts. Cast off next 4 (6-6-10-12) sts. Pat across 45 (55-63-87-113) sts (including st on needle after cast off). Cast off next 4 (6-6-10-12) sts. Pat to end of row.

Note: Work all leg sections at the same time using a separate ball of yarn for each section.
Beg with a WS row, work 1 (-1½--3) ins [2.5 (4- 4-6-7.5) cm] in pat from cast off sts, ending with RS facing for next row.

Joining row: Pat across 5 (5-7-11-12) sts. Turn. Cast on 4 (6-6-10-12) sts. Turn. Pat across 45 (55-63-87- 113) sts. Turn. Cast on 4 (6-6-10-12) sts. Turn. Pat to end of row. 63 (77-89-129-161) sts.

Cont even in pat until work from marked row measures 4½ (-7-10-11) ins [11.5 (14-18-25.5-28) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Place 2nd set of markers at each end of last row.

Shape back: Cast off 6 (7-9-12-13) sts beg of next 2 rows. 51 (63-71-105-135) sts.
Next row: Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 2 sts. K2tog.
Next row: Work even in pat.
Rep last 2 rows to 33 (43-49-73-93) sts. Cont even in pat until work from first set of markers measures 9 (11½-14½-20-22) ins [23 (29-37-51-56) cm] (or desired length to base of tail), ending with RS facing for next row. Leave rem 33 (43-49-73-93) sts on a spare needle.

Sew center front seam from 2nd set of markers to neck edge, reversing seam 2 (-2½-3-3) ins [5 (6-6-7.5-7.5) cm] from cast on edge for turn back.

Body edging: With RS of work facing and circular needle, pick up and knit 37 (40-57-73-79) sts along body from 2nd marker to back. K33 (43-49-73-93) from back st holder, dec 7 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 37 (40-57-73-79) sts along opposite side of body to 2nd marker. 100 (116-156-212-244) sts. Join in rnd and work 1 inch [2.5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing. Cast off loosely in ribbing.

Leg edging:With first double pointed needle pick up and knit 8 (8-10-12-14) sts around leg opening. [With next double pointed needle pick up and knit 8 (10-11-12-15) sts] twice. 24 (28-32-36-44) sts. Join in rnd and work 1½ (2- 2½-3-3) ins [4 (5-6-7.5-7.5) cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing. Cast off loosely in ribbing. Rep for 2nd leg opening.