King of the Beasts (Lion) Dog Sweater by Lion Brand Yarn
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King of the Beasts (Lion) Dog Sweater

January 2007
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9.5 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch with color A
US 13 - 9.0 mm
9.0 mm (M/N)
685 yards (626 m)
Small, Medium, Large, 1X
This pattern is available for free.

Lion Brand Pattern #: 60475

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X

Finished Chest
14 (18, 22, 26) in.
35.5 (45.5, 56, 66) cm

Finished Length
15 (19, 23, 27) in.
38 (48.5, 58.5, 68.5) cm

For sweater body:
(A) 640-189 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn:
Butterscotch (3 balls)

For mane and tail tassel, 1 ball each:
(B) 950-124 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Khaki (100 yards)
(yarn discontinued - substitute super bulky weight yarn)
(C) 510-203 Moonlight Mohair Yarn: Safari
(D) 790-326 Homespun Yarn: Ranch (color discontinued)

Because of the texture of Homespun, the fringe will fray when cut. If you prefer a non-frayed look you can knot the ends, knit or crochet a fringe, or use hairspray or Fray CheckTM by Dritz®.

Knitting Needles - Size 13 (9 mm)
Double-pointed needles size 13 (9 mm) (set of 5)
Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm) to attach fringe
Split Ring Stitch Markers
5 in. (12.5 cm) square of cardboard

Worked flat and in the round on double pointed needles.

Some construction required to finish.