I-Matey Dog Coat

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I-Matey Dog Coat

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Aaar matey! Your dog will be the coolest puppy at the park with this wicked black skull and crossbones coat. Sizes XS - L (chest measurement 10 - 24 in). Shown in Bernat Satin knit on sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) needles.

Extra Small
10" [25.5 cm]
Small
13" [33 cm]
Medium
16" [40.5 cm]
Large
24" [61 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $27.91

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Extra Small
  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
To fit chest measurement
10" [25.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Satin | Ebony, 04040Edit Color
$6.98

Contrast A

Satin | Snow, 04005Edit Color
$3.49

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 7/4.5mm
$9.49

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 7/4.5mm
$4.00
The materials for this project cost $27.91

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
Extra Small 10" [25.5 cm]
Small 13" [33 cm]
Medium 16" [40.5 cm]
Large 24" [61 cm]

MATERIALS

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Satin (100 g/3.5 oz;182 m/200 yds)
SizesExtra SmallSmallMediumLarge 
Main Color (MC)
Ebony (04040)
2233
Contrast A
Snow (04005)
1111
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long. Set of four size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) double pointed knitting needles.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

When working from chart, wind small balls of the colors to be used, one for each separate area of color on the chart. To change colors, twist the 2 colors around each other, where they meet, on WS to avoid a hole.
Neckband
With MC and pair of needles, cast on 39 (45-55-79) sts.
1st row:(RS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row:P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K1. P1) ribbing for 1 (-2-) ins [2.5 (4-5-6) cm], ending on a 2nd row and inc 3 sts evenly across last row. 42 (48-58-82) sts.
Body
Work 2 rows stocking st. Inc 1 st at each end of needle on each of next 3 (5-5-9) rows. 48 (58-68-100) sts. Purl 1 row. Inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following alt rows until there are 52 (64-78-118) sts, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape Leg Openings and Place Chart: 1st row:K4 (5-6-10). Cast off next 4 (5-6-9) sts. K8 (12-14-27) (including st on needle after cast off).
Work Chart A (A-B-B) across next 20 (20-26-26) sts reading row from right to left. K8 (12-14-27). Cast off next 4 (5-6-9) sts. Knit to end of row.
Note:All Leg Sections are worked at the same time using a separate ball of yarn for each section (keeping continuity of chart throughout).
Beg with a purl row work 1 (-2-) ins [2.5 (4-5-6) cm] even from cast off sts (keeping continuity of chart), ending with RS facing for next row.
Next row:(joining row). K4 (5-6-10). Cast on 4 (5-6-9) sts. K36 (44-54-80) sts (including chart sts). Cast on 4 (5-6-9) sts. Knit to end of row. 52 (64-78-118) sts.
Cont even until work after neckband measures (-7-10) ins [11.5 (14-18-25.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row and working with MC only when chart is complete. Place a marker at each end of last row.
Back Shaping:Cast off 6 (7-10-12) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 40 (50-58-94) sts. Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every following alt row 7 (8-8-14) times more. 24 (32-40-64) sts.
Cont even until work from markers measures (7--10) ins [14 (18-21.5-25.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 4 (4-6-10) rows. Leave rem 12 (20-22-34) sts on a spare needle.
Back Edging:With RS facing, MC and circular needle, pick up and knit 31 (37-49-65) sts along body from marker to back. K12 (20-22-34) from spare needle, dec 3 (3-5-7) sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 31 (37-49-65) sts along opposite side of body to marker. 71 (91-115-157) sts.
Beg on a 2nd row, work 5 (5-7-7) rows in (K1. P1) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing. Sew Neckband and Body seam.
Leg Edging:With first double pointed needle and MC, pick up and knit 6 (8-10-12) sts around leg opening. [With next double pointed needle pick up and knit 6 (8-10-12) sts] twice. 18 (24-30-36) sts. Join in rnd and placing a marker on first st, work (-2-2) ins [4 (4-5-5) cm] in (K1. P1) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing.