Category Archives: dogs

Harlow’s Sweater

I knit this sweater for my rescue Jack Russell.  Her name is Harlow.  The pattern is Buster by Berroco Design Team.  The yarn is Berroco Vintage in colorway sour cherry.  I’m not perfectly happy with the collar/neck area but otherwise … Continue reading

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Dog Sweater for Small Dog

There is a small dog (12 lbs) who comes to the Athletic Club with her owner.  I knit this dog sweater using four different leftover yarns.  The pattern is Red Heart Dog Sweater from Yarnspiration. 

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Lizzie Portrait Quilt

I made this small quilt portrait, 5 in square, in response to a fund raising event the Arkansas Repertory Theatre is doing.  In September they posted a request for artist to do pieces of artwork for their upcoming “5×5” art … Continue reading

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Dog Bed

I used a damaged towel to cover an old pillow to make a dog bed.  I plan to donate it to my local humane society.   You can see the scraps of the damaged towel folded on top of the finished … Continue reading

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Lizzie’s Neon Pink Sweater

I recently finished this sweater for my dog Lizzie.  It was knit using two patterns.  The main pattern was “Life is Ruff Knit Dog Sweater” by Red Heart Yarn.  That pattern is mostly plain so I used the cable pattern … Continue reading

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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. 

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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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