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VOGUEknitting

A dapper houndstooth pattern gives your favorite pup a pedigreed look.


Jean Guirguiss charming sweater is boldly checked in red and charcoal gray, then finished with a snug ribbed edging.

H O U N D S T O O T H D O G S W E AT E R
in pat until piece measures 13"/33cm from
beg (or until desired length to end of rib
cage), end with a WS row.
Side edge shaping

Cont in pat, bind off 6 sts at beg of next 2


rows. Next row (RS) Ssk, work to last 2 sts,
k2tog. Work 1 row even. Rep last 2 rows 4
times more31 sts. Work even until piece
measures 18"/47cm (or until desired length
to base of tail) from beg. Place sts on holder.
FINISHING

Block pieces to measurements. Join seam


from neck edge to bound-off edge, reversing
seam on neck for 2"/6.5cm (for turnback
turtleneck).
Back band

With RS facing, circular needle and A, beg at


chest seam and pick up 18 sts evenly along
edge to sts on holder, rib across sts, pick up
18 sts evenly along other edge to seam67
sts. Join and work in k1, p1 rib for 4 rnds.
Bind off loosely in rib.
Leg bands

With RS facing, dpn and A, pick up 32 sts


evenly around leg opening. Join and work in
k1, p1 rib for 5 rnds. Bind off loosely in rib.

SIZES

Note

Instructions are written for one size.

When changing colors, twist yarn on WS to


prevent holes, and carry unused yarn loosely
across back of work.

BODY

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS

Neck 10"/25.5cm
Chest 14"/35.5cm
Length 18"/46cm (neckband folded)
MATERIALS

2 170g/6oz balls (each approx 108yd/97m)


of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick in
#149 charcoal (A) and #139 cranberry (B)
One pair each sizes 11 and 13 (8mm and
9mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
Size 11 (8mm) circular needle, 24"/ 60cm
long
One set (4) dpn size 11 (8mm)
Tapestry needle
Stitch holder
Bobbins

GAUGE

11 sts and 12 rows to 4"/10cm over St


st and chart pat using larger needles.
Take time to check gauge.
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With smaller needles and A, beg at neck and


cast on 43 sts. Row 1 (RS) K1, *k1, p1; rep
from * to last st, k1. Row 2 K1, *p1, k1; rep
from * to end. Rep last 2 rows until piece
measures 5"/12.5cm from beg, end with a
WS row. Change to larger needles. Work in
St st and chart pat, inc 1 st each side (working inc sts into pat) on next row, then every
row 4 times more53 sts. Work even until
piece measures 8"/20.5cm from beg.

Color Key
Charcoal (A)
Cranberry (B)

Leg openings

Working both legs at same time, k4, bind off


6 sts, k33, bind off 6 sts, k441 sts.
Working with bobbins for each section, cont
in pat until leg openings measure 4"/10cm,
end with a WS row. Next row (RS) K4, cast
on 6 sts, k33, cast on 6 sts, k453 sts. Cont

4-st rep

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