Cable Dog Sweater by Esther Smith Bozak

Cable Dog Sweater

Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 yards (366 m)
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This pattern is available for free.

Skill Level

Fits a small dog, such as a small beagle, Jack Russell terrier, miniature American Eskimo Dog, etc.; will best fit a dog whose chest (measured at deepest point, behind the legs) is 19–19 1/2 inches around and whose back (measured from withers to base of tail) is 12 inches long.

Finished Measurements
Circumference: 20 1/2 inches
Length: 15 1/2 inches


  • Approx 400 yds worsted-weight yarn in desired color
  • Size 4 (3.5mm) double-point and 24-inch circular needles (or 2 sizes smaller than main needles)
  • Size 6 (4mm) double-point and 16-inch needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Cable needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holder

22 sts and 40 rows/rnds = 4 inches/10cm in Welts pat with larger needles.
26-st Wide Cable measures 3 3/4 inches/9.5cm with larger needles.
To save time, take time to check gauge.