DROPS / 102 / 44

Winter Woof by DROPS Design

DROPS dog coat in ”Eskimo”.

Size: S – M - L
The measures of the dog:
Burst: approx 40/44 – 50/52 – 58/60 cm
Back length: approx 32/34 – 40/42 – 48/50 cm
Examples of sizes of dogs: S = Bichon Frise, M = Cocker Spaniel, L = border Collie

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
200-250-300 g colour no. 21, jeans blue

DROPS circular needle 40 cm long + double pointed needles size 7 mm– or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.

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Tension: 12 sts x 16 rows in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Increasing tips: Inc. in the first P st before 2 K sts and in the last P st after 2 K sts. Inc. as follows: Pick up 1 st from previous round and P this st.



COAT
The piece is knitted round from neck and down.
Cast on 40-48-56 sts on circular needle size 7 mm with Eskimo. Knit as follows:
Size S-L: K1 , *P2, K2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with P2 and K1. Continue the Rib.
Size M: P1, * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K2 and P1. Continue the Rib. When the piece measures 15-18-20 cm knit 2 rounds of garter sts.
Knit the next round as follows: K 5-7-9 sts, P2, K2 (= mid shoulder), P2, K18-22-26 sts, P2, K2 (= mid shoulder), P2 and K 5-7-9 sts. Continue with K over K and P over P – at the same time inc. 1 st each side of the ”P2, K2, P2” part of the shoulder – see increasing tips on every other row a total 8-9-10 times = 72-84-96 sts. Continue with K over K and P over P until the piece measures 26-31-36 cm.
Knit the next round as follows: K 5-7-9 sts, put the next 22-24-26 sts on a thread or a stitch holder for leg, cast on 6-8-10 new sts, K 18-22-26 sts, put the next 22-24-26 sts on a thread or a stitch holder for leg , cast on 6-8-10 new sts and knit the 5-7-9 sts on round = 40-52-64 sts on needle – beg. of round = mid underneath of stomach.
Knit in stocking sts for 5-7-9 cm, then knit Rib = * K2 / P2 * for 5-6-7 cm. Then cast off 6-10-14 sts mid underneath the stomach (i.e the last 3-5-7 sts on round + the first 3-5-7 sts on round) and finish knitting back and forth on needle. Continue the Rib at the same time cast off 2 sts each side on every other row a total of 3-4-5 times = 22-26-30 sts left on needle, cast off these sts.

Leg: Put 22-24-26 sts from 1 thread or stitch holder back on needle and pick up in addition 6-8-10 sts as in the sts cast on at the back of the leg = 28-32-36 sts. Spread the sts onto double pointed needles size 7 mm, and knit in Rib = * K2 /P2 *for 8-10-12 cm, cast off loosely with K over K and P over P. Repeat for sts on the other thread or stitch holder.

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