Knitting dog sweaters is simple if you've a good dog sweater knitting pattern. Although you can piece together a selection of free dog sweater knitting patterns, I find it's best to go with a trustworthy and credible source of dog sweater patterns so you can be assured of what your sweater will end up looking like in the end. It's no fun to spend all that time knitting your dog sweater to find out that the design failed to turn out as expected and/or it doesn't look like it was intended to primarily based on the picture. Finding a method to design a sweater that you like is fun - especially if you've got more than one dog to knit for.
Home-made dog sweater you knit yourself make great Christmas gifts for dog lovers. If you can give somebody's dog a gift, they may appreciate it because they know that you care about their dog - someone that is incredibly significant and special to them.
Some fun christmas dog sweaters include those with a star, a Christmas tree, or a little Holly pattern on them. Since dogs' backs are a pretty tiny canvas for displaying a dog sweater, it may be best to keep your dog sweater pattern small and easy-to-see. many standard style dog sweaters can be converted to Christas sweaters with the deliberate use of christmas colored yarn - red, green and white, particularly, although white and blue are great Advent colors. The great thing about dog sweaters is they tend to be worn in the chillier months of the year - right around christmas time in the Northern hemisphere. Also, a lot of people like to have their dogs dress up for xmas parties and that kind of thing. Having a cool Christas sweater they can wear when company comes is amazing. Dogs always like a little additional attention and TLC - whether it's at a party or on a walk - a spiffy dog sweater, whether it's for xmas, or merely a warm winter sweater - will collect grins and spread a little extra vacation cheer to those who see you coming. Dog sweaters don't just look great, they are functional too. Many dogs who spend the majority of their time indoors do not develop thick winter coats and can get cold when they go outside.
A warm wooly sweater can also provide cover against rain and wet splashing of snowy or wet paths. Keeping your dog's coat dry and clean is yet another added advantage of knitting your own dog's sweater.
Third - after great looks and practicality - when you knit the sweater yourself, you may be sure it fits correctly . Occasionally, a dog sweater will not fit right when you purchase it off the shelf. Customize your dog's sweater so it looks great and fits great - your dog will say thank you for it, and who knows... Maybe you can spread a little additional holiday cheer when you are out on your next walk. To find out where you can get dog sweater knitting patterns, just visit my site. I had my Grandmama Mary write up a complete book about knitting dog sweaters, and I suspect you'll like it!