Deur: Christa Swanepoel
Vertaal deur: Margot Schultz
1 ball ELLE PURE GOLD CHUNKY in any three colours of your choice
5.5 mm knitting needles
Fits S (M; L; XL) or chest size of 36 (46; 56; 66) cm
Knit six rows per colour throughout
Read this: Knit with your fingers
Cast on 39 (57; 69; 75) sts
1st row: *k3, p3, rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
2nd row:p3, *k3, p3, rep from * to end.
Continue in 3×3 rib and colour pattern till work measures 20 (30; 40; 43) cm, ending with a WS row.
Continue as follows:
Dec 1 st on both sides of next and every alt row 8 (8; 12; 12) times. 23 (41; 45; 51) sts.
Continue without shaping till work measures 30 (40; 53; 58) cm from beg. Cast off loosely in rib.
Cast on 7 sts.
1st row: *k1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1.
2nd row: p1, k1, p1 to end.
Continue in 1×1 rib and inc 1 on both sides of next and each foll 3rd row 7 (9; 13; 16) times. 21 (25, 33, 39) sts.
Continue without shaping till work measures 20 (30; 40; 42) cm. Cast off loosely.
Sew one side of back to belly from neck to start of widest part of body. Pick up and k 44 ( 58; 72; 76) sts evenly around neck. Work in 1×1 rib for about 7-10 cm or length required. Cast off in rib. Set aside.
Cast on 20 (22; 24; 26) sts and work on 1×1 rib for 5 rows. Cast off in rib. With right sides together, sew up short side.
Finishing off around body
Cast on 78 (96;120; 130) sts and work on 1×1 rib for 5 rows. Cast off in rib. With right sides together, sew up short side.
Sew up collar and other parts of back and belly at widest part, leave about 5 (6; 7.5; 9) cm open for front paw and sew up rest of back and belly.
With right sides together, sew rib around leg openings. With right sides together, sew rib for body around back and belly.
Photo Elmarie Knapton Styling Karen Adendorff Dog model Tammy