How To Tie A Cape For A Dog

In order to tie a dog cape, The following measurements should be taken – neck girth, tummy girth and length from the neck to the base of the tail. Then you should make a simple pattern that can resemble the letter T or G. To make the product sit well on the animal’s body, a second jumper is made, passing behind the front paws along the chest or tummy (depending on the sex of the dog).

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Cape for a dachshund with a pattern
Cute cape easily fit and even the power of beginners. You can make a product simple knitting using any yarn. The model is designed for a dachshund dog of medium size.

You will need: About 80 g of yarn (50% wool and 50% acrylic), knitting needles No. 3, 4 buttons, needle

Performance of work: Knitting of a cape begins from a neck. Put 120 loops on the knitting needles and knit with an elastic band 2 резин 2; after 1.5 cm from the initial row, make the first hole for the button. To do this, close the 5th and 6th loops from one edge, and in the next row, dial 1 corresponding loop. Make a second hole 2 cm from the first. After 5 cm from the initial row, close from the side of the holes for buttons 40 loops and continue to knit the backrest with a “tile” pattern.

Pattern "tile"
1, 3rd rows – 1 edge loop, * 2 front loops, 2 back loops *, repeat from * to * to the end of the row, 1 edge loop.
2nd and all the even rows – all the loops knit on the pattern.
5, 7th rows – 1 edge loop, * 2 purl loops, 2 front loops *, repeat from * to * to the end of the row, 1 edge loop.
To form a pattern in height, repeat the 1st to 7th rows.
To expand the details add in each 3rd row 12 times in one loop on each side. The added loops are gradually incorporated into the main pattern.

After 18 cm from the initial row, knit straight, continuing the main pattern. After 36 cm from the initial row to narrow the part, decrease in each 3rd row one loop on each side. After 44 cm from the beginning, knit without declines and change the basic pattern to 1 Ѕ 1 gum. With a total length of 46 cm, close the remaining hinges according to the pattern (Fig. 1).

How To Tie A Cape For A Dog

Fig. 1 Pattern Cape

For the belt on the knitting needles, dial 62 loops and knit with an elastic band 2 Ѕ 2, after 7 cm from the start of knitting, close all the loops according to the pattern. At the same time on one of the ends of the belt to make 2 holes for buttons at regular intervals from each other.

Sew the belt to the side of the back on the side where the collar is located. Moisten the product and flatten it on a flat surface, let it dry. Sew buttons to holes (fig. 2).

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Fig. 2 Dachshund Cape

For knitting dog clothes, the remnants of multi-colored and even different texture yarns will fit perfectly. The product can be made with both knitting and crocheting, using the front surface or shawl, randomly alternating multicolored stripes.

Cape for pug
A stylish model that will be connected even by an inexperienced craftswoman for her pug breed dog. The product looks good from a monophonic yarn with a melange or contrasting thread along the contour.

You will need: 80 g of yarn (100% acrylic or wool), knitting needles No. 3, 2 buttons, needle.

Work performance: The size of the cape is designed for a medium size pug dog. Knit capes start from the bottom. On the knitting needles, dial 36 loops, tie 4 rows with an elastic band 1 Ѕ 1, then continue the work, distributing the loops as follows: 1 edge loop, 13 garter stitch loops, 8 braids, 13 garter stitch loops, 1 edge loop.

nbsp To expand the web in each 2nd row from both sides, add 3 times one loop each. The additions should be performed at the beginning of the row after the edge loop and at the end of the row before the edge loop. Next, 25 cm knit straight, continuing the main distribution of the loops of the fabric. Then close the middle 18 loops for the neck. On the remaining extreme loops, knit webbing with a height of 10 cm (Fig. 3), with one of the straps making a buttonhole, for which close the middle 3 loops, and in the next row dial 3 air loops over them.

nbsp For a belt on the needles, dial 10 loops and knit a length of 20-22 cm with a garter stitch, at the same time making a hole for a button at one end just like on the strap. Strap sew to the middle of the side cover. Moisten the product and flatten it on a flat surface, let it dry. Sew buttons according to holes (Fig. 4).

Fig. 3 Pattern Fig. 4 Cape for pug

Cape for toy terrier
The summer model, which is made of thin cotton yarn, is useful for a smooth-haired dog in hot weather. And if it is made of mohair, then an elegant model will be released for a cooler season. Model for a dog of small breed such as toy terrier.

You will need: About 80 g of yarn (100% cotton), knitting needles No. 3.5, 3 buttons, needle.

Work: Dial 67 loops on the knitting needles, knit 4 rows of garter stitch and make a buttonhole from one edge, closing the 4th and 5th loops and typing a new loop in the next row at the same place. Next, tie another 4 rows of garter stitch and close 15 loops on each side. On the middle 37 loops, distribute the loops as follows: 1 edge loop, 2 garter stitches, 31 openwork pattern loops as described, 2 garter stitches, 1 edge loop

Tracery pattern
1st row – * 1 front loop, 1 nakid, 3 front loops, 3 loops knit together the front, 3 face loops, 1 nakid *, repeat from * to * 3 times, 1 face loop.
2nd and all the even rows – all the loops are knit by pattern, nakida knit as purl loops.
3rd row – * 2 front loops, 1 nakid, 2 front loops, 3 loops knit together the front, 2 face loops, 1 nakid, 1 face loop *, repeat from * to * 3 times, 1 face loop.
5th row – * 3 front loops, 1 nakid, 1 front loop, 3 loops knit together the front, 1 face loop, 1 nakid, 2 face loops *, repeat from * to * 3 times, 1 face loop.
7th row – * 4 front loops, 1 nakid, 3 loops knit together the front, 1 nakid, 3 face loops *, repeat from * to * 3 times, 1 face loop.
To form a pattern in height, repeat the 1-8th rows.

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To expand the details in each 2nd row, add on both sides 3 times on the 1st loop. Add a loop at the beginning of the row after the edge and at the end of the row before the edge. Added loops to the garterbinding pattern. Then knit straight to the required length according to the measure taken from the neck to the base of the tail. To knit the last 6 rows with a garter stitch, lowering in each 2nd row 3 times on the 1st loop on both sides. The loops should be reduced at the beginning of the row after the edge loop and at the end of the row – before the edge loop. Then close the remaining hinges.

Fig. 5 Cape for toy terrier

To jumper belly on the needles dial 15 loops and knit a scarf knit. Detail knit to the required length by performing at one end 2 holes for buttons. Sew the jumper to the side of the cape. Sew buttons according to the hinges. Moisten the finished product (Fig. 5) and flatten it on a flat surface, let it dry.

Cape "Spring"
The cape can be made from any yarn and decorated with applique or embroidery with bright threads using simple seams.

You will need: 80 g of yarn (100% wool or acrylic), knitting needles No. 3, 4 buttons, needle.

Take measurements – neck girth, chest girth and distance from the base of the neck to the tail. Additionally, take a measure between the front paws, placing a centimeter tape on the back. On a paper, draw a pattern in full size according to the measurements taken and calculate the loops for the set (Fig. 6).

How To Tie A Cape For A Dog

Fig. 6 Pattern Cape. 1 – neck girth. 2 – 1/4 neck circumference. 3 – the length of the back. 4 – chest girth

On the knitting needles, loop and knit with a rubber band 2 2 collar 5 cm high, then shift the pattern to 2 loops. After the pattern is shifted, make a buttonhole on one side, closing the 4th and 5th loops in the 3rd row (after the pattern is offset) and typing a new loop in the next row. The second hole to perform through 5-6 rows from the first in the same place (Fig. 7).

Fig. 7. Making a hole for a button.

After 10 cm from the beginning of knitting on both sides, close the loops according to the pattern and continue knitting with a pearl pattern on the remaining middle loops. To expand the canvas, add in each 2nd row 5 times in the 1st loop or add loops according to the pattern. Hinges are added at the beginning of the row after the edge and at the end of the row before the edge, added loops to include in the main pattern. Next, knit straight to the desired length according to the pattern. Then perform a decrease in the loops on both sides, also on the pattern. The remaining loops close in the same row. Thread cut and hide.

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For the belly jumper, on the knitting needles, dial 20 loops and knit with an elastic band 2 2 to the desired length, making 2 button holes at the end. Jumper belly to sew to the side of the cape. Moisten the finished product and spread it on the surface, let it dry. Sew buttons according to loops. Turn the first 5 cm of the collar to the front side along the offset line of the pattern (Fig. 8).

Fig. 8. Cape "Spring"

If you forget to make a buttonhole when knitting a cape, then it can be successfully replaced with sewing buttons or velcro.

Chihuahua Cape
A practical model for a dog of any breed is useful for long walks in the cold season.

You will need: 100-120 g of yarn (100% acrylic, wool or 50% wool and 50% acrylic), knitting needles No. 7, hook No. 5, 4 buttons, needle.

Performance of work: Calculation of the loops is given on dogs of the type of Chihuahua (bichonfries / Cockerspaniel), different data are shown in parentheses. The product knits from bottom to top. On the needles dial 12 (16/20) loops and knit garter stitch. To form the shaped edge of the product in each 2nd row, add 2 loops 2 times and 2 (3/5) times on the 1st loop on both sides. Added loops include the basic garterbinding pattern. After 21 (28/36) cm from the initial row for the neck, close the average 6 (8/10) loops and perform each half separately. To round the neckline close the inner edge in each 2nd row 2 (2/4) times on the 1st loop. After 9 (10/12) cm from the place of separation close the remaining loops. Soulmate perform symmetrically first.

For the jumper on the abdomen on the spokes, dial 7 (9/10) loops and knit a garter stitch with a length of about 10 (15/20) cm. The exact length of the jumper should be determined by fitting, after which the loops should be closed. Sew the jumper to the side of the cape, determining the place of sewing on the dog.

Tie the product along the contour with 1 row next to the single crochet. At the ends of the lintel and one of the straps perform a hinged buttonhole loop from a chain of air loops, the number of which depends on the diameter of the button. For beauty and practicality of the strapping, you can perform the 2nd row of strapping with single crochet. Moisten the finished product (Fig. 9) on the surface, let it dry. Sew buttons, respectively, loops.