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Free Crochet Granny Square
Dog Sweater
Granny Square Dog Sweater

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 2 (3-4) oz each of navy, med blue, lt
blue and ecru
 Aluminum Crochet Hook Size E or 3.5mm for small; Size G or 4.0 mm for
    Medium; Size I or 5.50 mm for Large
 Plastic Buckle 1”
 Bone rings for Buttons 1 (½”)

Approximate Finished Sizes: Small 13” x 14”
                               Medium 14” x 15”
                               Large 15” x 16”

3-Rnd Granny Square: (make 10):
With navy, ch 4; join with sl st in beg ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: With same colour, ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout),
2 dc in ring, (ch 1, 3 dc in ring) 3 times, ch 1; join with sl st in 3rd ch of
beg ch-3 (now and throughout); finish off leaving 4” end to be woven in
later.
Rnd 2: Join med blue with sl st in any ch-1 sp, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in
same sp (corner made), * ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp; rep
from * twice, ch 1; join as before; finish off.
Rnd 3: Join lt blue with sl st in any ch-1 corner sp, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3
dc) in same sp as joining, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1,
3 dc), in next ch-1 corner sp; rep from * twice, ending ch 1, 3 dc in next
ch-1 sp, ch 1; join as before; finish off.

4-Rnd Granny Square: (make 6):
Work same as 3-rnd Granny Square thru rnd 3.
Rnd 4: Join ecru with sl st in any ch-1 corner sp, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc)
in same sp as joining, * (ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice, ch 1, (3 dc, ch
1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 corner sp; rep from * twice, ending (ch 1, 3 dc in
next ch-1 sp) twice, ch 1; join as before; finish off.

Finishing:
Holding 2 like squares right sides tog, join navy with sl st thru ch of ch-1
corner sp of both squares, ch 1, work sc in each dc and in each ch
along one side of both squares, ending sc in last dc before next ch-1
corner; finish off. Repeat to join all 3-rnd squares in 2 strips of 5
squares each and 4-rnd squares in 2 strips of 3 squares each. Working
into end of sc joining between 4-rnd squares but skipping end of sc
joining between 3-rnd squares, work in similar manner to join strips as
shown in diagram.

Edging:
Rnd 1: Join navy with sl st in any ch-1 sp along outer edge, ch 2, hdc in
each dc, in each ch-1 sp and in end of each sc joining between squares
around entire piece, working 2 hdc in each outer ch-1 corner; join with sl
st in 2nd ch of beg ch-2; finish off.

Collar:
Row 1: Holding piece right side facing, join med blue with sl st in corner
marked with a (*) in diagram. Working across center two squares only,
ch 3, 3 dc in same st as joining, * ch 1, sk 2 hdc, 4 dc in next hdc; rep
from * across; ch 3, turn; 13 - 4 dc-groups
Row 2: * 5 tr in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * across, ending dc in top of
ch-3; ch 3, turn.
Row 3: * 4 dc in 3rd tr of next 5-tr group, ch 1, 4 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1;
rep from * across, ending 4 dc in 3rd tr of last 5-tr group, ch 1, dc in top
of turning ch; finish off.
Row 4: Holding piece right side facing, join navy with sl st in same hdc as
joining in row 1 of collar, ch 2, 2 hdc in ch-3 sp at beg of row 1, 2 hdc in
sp at end of row 2, 2 hdc in ch-3 at beg of row 3, hdc in each dc and in
each ch-1 sp across row 3, 2 hdc in sp at end of row 3, 2 hdc in sp at
end of row 1, hdc in same hdc as last 4-dc group worked on row 1; finish
off. Weave in all yarn ends.
Button: (make 2):
Insert hook through one bone ring and with med blue, pull up a loop,
leaving 4” end of yarn, yo and pull thru loop, sc in ring until ring is tightly
covered; join with sl st in first sc. Finish off leaving 5” strand. Thread
sewing strand and back thru center of ring and use with length left at
beg to sew button on one outer corner of 3-rnd square at left front.
Repeat for second button.
Note: Ch-1 corner sps on 3-rnd square of right front are used as
buttonholes.

Belt:
Row 1: With med blue, ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch
across; ch 3, turn. 4 dc
Row 2: Dc in 2nd dc and in next dc, ending dc in top of turning ch; ch 3,
turn. Rep row 2 until piece measures 20 (22-24)” or length to fit around
dog’s chest. At end of last row, do not ch; finish off. Join navy with sl st in
corner dc at end of belt, ch 2. Working around entire belt, work 2 hdc in
sp at end of each row and hdc in each dc on each end; join with sl st in
beg hdc; finish off.
Buckle:
With navy, work same as button to cover entire outer edge of buckle.
Slip one end of belt (right side facing) thru buckle and over bar in
center; sew to wrong side of belt. Sew center of belt to center seam of
coat, 1 square down from collar.