Category Archives: dogs

Tiny Dog Sweater

I made this tiny dog sweater for my Pilates’ instructor’s dog, Dolce (weighs <5 lbs).  The pattern is Winnie’s Tiny Knitted Dog Sweater by Hartwood Rose.  The yarns are leftovers from previous projects.  Advertisements

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For the Love of Riley

This portrait quilt was based on a photo of my niece and her dog Riley.  She gave me permission to use the photo.  Here’s the original photo. Here’s the finished quilt.  It is machine appliqued and quilted.  The finished size … Continue reading

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Lizzie Portrait Quilt

This is my third portrait quilt.  The first two were the pear still life ones (here and here).  This one was made using a photo I took of my dog.  The teacher from the iQuilt class (Leni Levenson) actually took … Continue reading

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More Dog Shirts for Lizzie

I’ve been making Lizzie shirts.  I’ve have used old and new (on sale at greatly reduced cost) shirts and recycled them into shirts for Lizzie.  The pattern is one I drafted using a purchased shirt and have tweaked as I … Continue reading

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Three More Dog Shirts

I recently bought a Husqvarna Huskylock s21 serger.  I’ve made three dog shirts (two from knit T-shirt fabric and one from an old flannel shirt) as part of learning to use the machine which is way more powerful, has more … Continue reading

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Sweater for a Friend’s Dog

I knit this sweater for a friend’s dog who feels the winter cold in his old bones.  It was knit using the pattern The Ozzie large dog sweater by Jenna Greer.  The yarn is  Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick … Continue reading

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Lizzie’s Heart Sweater

This is the second sweater I’ve knit for our dog Lizzie.  It was knit using the pattern Cables and Hearts Dog Coat by Paton.  The yarn is Lion Brand Wool-Ease Sportweight in the color blue heather. 

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