There is nothing quite as cute as seeing one of our four-legged friends rugged up for the winter. These Knitted Dog Sweater Patterns aren’t just for looks – they also keep your pooch snug as a bug.
We’ve rounded up some of our favorites and we’re sure you will find something that you love that will suit your furbaby to a tee.
How To Knit A Dog Sweater Video Tutorial
via Garn Studio
In the above video from Garn Studio, you’ll see how to knit a lovely dog sweater and put all the parts together.
It’s helpful to watch before knitting any sweater, particularly if you’re a beginner. It goes into detail on splitting your work for the legs and how to properly increase and decrease stitches. Click play above ^
Easy Dog Sweater Knitting Pattern
via Alice In Knittingland
This adorable knitted dog sweater pattern was created by blogger Alice Neal from Alice in Knittingland.
To make this sweater you’ll need 6.5mm circular knitting needle, a chunky yarn, and 4 stitch markers.
Knitted Suzi Dog Sweater Pattern
via Drops by Garn Studio
This multicolored Suzi Dog Sweater is available as a free pattern. The sweater comes in sizes extra-small (Chiuaua sized), small (Bichon Frise Size) and medium (Cocker Spaniel size).
You’ll need size 7mm pointed needles for this project, as well as a 7mm crochet hook to make the trim.
Cabled Knit Dog Sweater
via Lion Brand
Lion Brand made this gorgeous cabled knit dog sweater pattern using their Lion Brand Wool-Ease Yarn.
This one is extra warm with little sleeves to keep your pup cozy. To make this sweater use 8mm needles and bulky weight yarn.
Knitted Cables Dog Sweater
via Red Heart
This cozy sweater features some beautiful cabled stitches and a lovely ribbed turtleneck.
Made for intermediate knitters, this pattern calls for size 7 (4.5mm) knitting needles as well as size 7 double pointed or circular needles.
Dog Hoodie Sweater
We love this hoodie knit from Yarnspirations that is simple to make and completely adorable.
It comes in a range of sizes from small to extra large and will fit any dog. It is another fabulous free pattern.
Dog Bone Cable Sweater
We love the bone treat shaped designs on this doggy sweater.
It features cute ribbed sleeves and a snuggly warm collar.
You’ll need size 6 and 7 knitting needles for this sweater that can be made in sizes extra small to extra large.
Readymade Knitted Dog Sweater
via Dove Noon, Etsy
If you’re not a knitter but would like to purchase one for your pooch, this best selling version is most stylish.
It’s a chunky cable knit that is very snuggly.
Dog Party Dress Knitting Pattern
via Lenas Legacy Hand Knits
You cannot deny the adorableness that is this dog sweater dress! If you have a lovely lady who would look sweet in one, then you can make one up using the pattern from LenasLegacyHandKnits.
A simple pattern for advanced beginners, the dress is a beautiful stockinette stitch pattern, with a seed stitch pattern on the neckline.
Knitted Puppy Sweater Pattern
via Handy Little Me
If you’ve got a little puppy at home then this pattern from HandyLittleMe can be knit up quickly and easily.
You’ll need a pair of 9mm knitting needles and some chunky-weight yarn. It’s the perfect way to keep those small fur babies warm.
Classic Cables Dog Sweater
Here’s a pretty classic cable sweater pattern for your pup from Annie’s Catalog. It has some tiny sleeves for extra warmth and can be made in a variety of sizes. You’ll need size 4 and 6 double pointed needles, as well as size 24-inch and 16-inch circular needles. You can find the pattern here from Annie’s Catalog.
Snowflake Pattern Dog Sweater
This adorable looking snowflake sweater isn’t just cute, it’s also one of the warmest patterns in our post.
It can be made in three sizes (extra-small to medium) and is available for free from Drops Design. You’ll need a size 4 circular needle or double-pointed needles for an extra-small size.