Knit a Pup Cosy
Keeping your puppy warm on an early morning walk or when the weather begins to cool can be made easy with a Pup Cosy. Cute!
Choose your own colours to suit your puppy - makes a great gift too. Specially designed by accomplished knitter Anne Willis for the readers of Flourish, enjoy working on this project.
Materials: 1 ball of 50 gr 12 ply wool or acrylic yarn, or
Remnants of 12 ply wool or acrylic to make striped pattern
5 mm needles
Tension: 15 sts = 10 cm over ribbed pattern
Sizes: Large, medium and small pups
Cast on 58 (50, 42) sts and work in pattern as follows:
1st row : knit
2nd row : Purl 2, knit 2, to last 2 sts, purl 2
Repeat these two rows until work measures 43 (36, 24) cms, or length desired.
Next row : work 12 (12, 10) sts, cast off 34 (26, 22) sts, work 12 (12,10) sts.
Fold work in half and holding both needles together graft sts together, or with a 3rd needle knit sts together sticking in front and back st, slide off, repeat and pull first st over second, repeat to end.
About two thirds from front band, pick up 5 sts from side edge and work about 15 (12, 8) cm in garter stitch (knit all rows), forming a belly band, cast off.
Sew press stud to end of belly band and opposite side edge.
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