How To Knit A Dog Sweater
Learning how to knit a dog sweater can be done with a little research. If you have never knitted anything before, the project may take a little longer to complete. Those that can knit will find knitting a dog sweater no harder than knitting a scarf. Dog owners love their beloved dogs and they want to dress them up and make them feel special. Knitting a dog sweater is achievable and can be done with just a couple items. It will save dog owners money if they knit their dog sweater rather than purchasing them at a pet store.
To knit a dog sweater, you will need:
- Internet access
- Choose materials. Knitting a dog sweater will require a dog owner to find the right materials. There are many different colors of yarn to choose from. Yarn can also be different in sizes and thickness. If you are trying to knit a dog sweater just for looks and you are not concerned about your dog staying warm, choose yarn that is smaller in size. If you live in a cold climate you will want a yarn that is very thick. Other materials you will need are measuring tape, scissors, pen, paper and yarn needles.
- Take measurements. Taking measurements of your dog before buying a pattern is best. By measuring the dog you will know exactly how much yarn and what size pattern you will need. A good measuring tape and an extra set of hands will came in handy if your dog has a hard time sitting still for this project.
- Find patterns. This is probably the easiest part of knitting a dog sweater. There are so many dog sweater patterns that the hardest part will be choosing one to start with. You can find patterns just about anywhere they sell sewing supplies. Pet stores will also have a lot of options for a dog owner that wants to knit a dog sweater. They may even have classes that a dog owner can attend to learn how to knit their own dog sweaters.
- Look online. Look online for great ideas and inspiration for knitting a dog sweater. There are so many free dog sweater patterns online. If a person can’t find the exact pattern online that is offered for free, there are many books that will show you how to knit a dog sweater. These books can be purchased online.