Cables and Hearts Dog Coat

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Cables and Hearts Dog Coat

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This sweet little coat features patterned hearts and elegant cables.

Petite
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 ]

Incorrect Text:
Materials:
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles. Set of four size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle.

Correct Text:
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles. Set of four size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.

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  • Petite
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Dog Chest Measurments
10 ins [25.5 cm ]

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Main Color (MC)

Canadiana | Aran, 10008Edit Color
$5.49

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 6/4mm
$4.00
The materials for this project cost $17.39

Abbreviations

C2B = Knit into back of 2nd st on left-hand needle, then knit first stitch, slipping both stitches off needle at same time

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Dog Chest Measurments
Petite 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

Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
SizesPetiteSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
Aran (10008)
12223
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles. Set of four size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

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

With smaller needles cast on 40 (48- 60-84-100) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 2½ ins [6 cm] ending on a 2nd row and inc 9 (9-5-5-5) sts evenly across last row. 49 (57-65-89-105) sts.
Place a marker at each end of row.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). (P2. K2) 1 (2-3-6-8) time(s). P2. (K2. P2) 3 times. Work 1st row of Chart, reading row from right to left. P2. (K2. P2) 3 times. (K2. P2) 1 (2-3-6-8) time(s).
2nd row: (K2. P2) 1 (2-3-6-8) time(s). K2. (P2. K2) 3 times. Work 2nd row of Chart, reading row from left to right. K2. (P2. K2) 3 times. (P2. K2) 1 (2-3- 6-8) time(s).
3rd row: Inc 1 st in first st. K1. P2. (K2. P2) 0 (1-2-5-7) time(s). P2. (C2B. P2) 3 times. Work 3rd row of Chart. P2. (C2B. P2) 3 times. (P2. K2) 0 (1-2- 5-7) time(s). P2. K1. Inc 1 st in last st. 51 (59-67-91-107) sts.
4th row: Inc 1 st in first st. (P2. K2) 1 (2-3-6-8) time(s). K2. (P2. K2) 3 times. Work 4th row of Chart. K2. (P2. K2) 3 times. (K2. P2) 1 (2-3-6-8) time(s). Inc 1 st in last st. 53 (61-69- 93-109) sts.
These 4 rows establish pat. Chart is now in position.
Cont in pat as established, keeping cont of Chart, inc 1 st at each end of needle on next 0 (0-3-3-5) rows, then following alt rows 2 (3-4-11-15) times, taking inc sts into pat and ending with RS facing for next row. 57 (69-83-121- 149) sts.
Leg openings: Next row: Pat across 6 (7-8-11-13) sts. Join 2nd ball of yarn and cast off next 4 (5-6-9-12) sts. Pat across 37 (45-55-81-99) sts (including st on needle after cast off ). Join 3rd ball of yarn and with 3rd ball, cast off next 4 (5-6-9-12) sts. Pat to end of row.
Working each section with separate balls of yarn, cont even in pat until Leg Openings from cast off sts measure 1 (-1½--3) ins [2.5 (2.5-4-6-7.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Joining row: Pat across 6 (7-8-11-13) sts. Turn. Cast on 4 (5-6-9-12) sts. Turn. Pat across 37 (45-55-81-99) sts. Turn.
Cast on 4 (5-6-9-12) sts. Turn. Pat to end of row. 57 (69-83-121-149) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from markers measures 4½ (-7-10-11) ins [11.5 (14-18-25.5-28) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Place a 2nd set of markers at each end of last row.
Back shaping: Cast off 7 (8-10-14-15) sts beg next 2 rows. 43 (53-63-93-119) sts.
Next row: (RS). Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 2 sts. K2tog.
Next row: Pat to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 3 (4-7-11-14) times more. 35 (43-47-69-89) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from first set of markers measures 10 (12½-15½- 21-23) ins [25.5 (32-34.5-53.5-58.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Leave rem sts on spare needle.
Sew neck seam to second set of markers.
Body Ribbing: With RS facing and circular needle, pick up and knit 28 (36-40-50-60) sts along body from 2nd marker to Back. K35 (43-47-69-89) from spare needle dec 3 (3-3-5-5) sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 28 (36- 40-50-60) sts along opposite side of body to 2nd marker. 88 (112-124-164- 204) sts. Join in rnd and work 9 (9-13-13-13) rnds in (K2. P2) ribbing.
Cast off in ribbing.
Leg Ribbing: With RS facing and double pointed needles, pick up and knit 8 (9-10-12-16) sts on first 2 needles and 8 (10-12-12-16) sts on third needle. 24 (28-32-36-48) sts. Join in rnd and work 9 (9-13-13-13) rnds in (K2. P2) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing.