Holiday Dog Sweater Knitting Pattern

Knit a special sweater for your favorite canine friend! This clever style features a candy cane striped turtleneck and buttons at the neck and chest for easy dressing. Choose from four sizes, from extra small to large.

LW3697
KJ Hay
  • Intermediate
  • Knitting
  • Apparel

RED HEART® Soft®: 1 ball each 2515 Turquoise A, 5142 Cherry Red B and 4601 Off White C.

Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 5mm [US8]

Yarn needle
Stitch markers
Stitch holder
3 (5, 7, 7) buttons 1” (25 mm) in diameter


Directions are for size X-small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, and Large are in parentheses

Finished Neck: 11 (13½, 16½, 19½)” (28 (34.5, 42, 49.5 cm), buttoned
Finished Chest: 16½ (20, 24, 28)” (42 (51, 61, 71 cm), slightly stretched and buttoned at widest
Finished Length: 9 (14, 18, 23)” (23 (35.5, 45.5, 58.5 cm), including neckband


GAUGE: 17 sts = 4” (10 cm); 23 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Stockinette st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the specified gauge.

Required Redheart Products