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« on: August 16, 2005 10:48:06 PM »

So I decided my fiance's dog needed a coat cause he gets cold when we go for our late night walks.  I used a combination of the doggy coat pattern in SNBN and the skull chart from the beaded wristbands.  I changed the pattern to suit my tastes a little bit too.  Ok, on to the pictures

Bear in his coat.  (ignore my so sexy pjs.  lol)

Closeup of the skull

Next time I am definitely duplicate stitching any pattern I want on because I absolutely hated sewing in all of those ends after doing intarsia for the skull.  Tell me what you think!
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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2005 09:24:35 PM »

that is awesome!! i love it, what talent you have!

What kind of dog is bear? coincidentally that's what my bf wanted to name a pomeranian if we got one!!
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2005 12:40:31 AM »

Thanks! Grin

he's part pomeranian and part poodle, we think.  he's a cutie.  i love that skull pattern.  i'm duplicate stitching it onto a hat for my fiance right now.

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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2005 08:58:08 AM »

LOVE this! I've been planning a sweater for our puppy, but I'm afraid to start it now because he's still growing. My husband says our dog will only wear a sweater if it is Notre Dame themed (because we're alumni, thus the name Gipper), so I guess I'll have to come up with a chart on my own for that pattern.
Did the dog mind wearing it?

« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2005 06:16:00 PM »

No, Bear didn't mind after he rolled all over the living room trying to get it off.  lol  He appreciated it when we went for our walk that night though.  I looked on the net for a chart you could use and I couldn't believe there wasn't one.  I've made my own charts before though and if you need any help I'd be more than happy to.  Thanks for your reply!

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« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2005 07:10:52 PM »

Awww. It is so great. Congratulations! You did a fantastic job. Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2005 07:26:30 PM »

That's so cute.  My dog would hate to wear a sweater too...but she would look so cute for the five minutes we could keep it on her. 
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2005 09:06:38 AM »

This is really cute... i have been wanting to make my boyfriends two dogs a sweater for Christmas. Nice job...
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2005 11:35:34 AM »

so cute! and it looks very warm too  Cheesy

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« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2005 07:59:41 PM »

That's the best dog sweater ever. Great work! I've been wanting to make my dog a skull and crossbone tshirt... perfect for little doggies, they think they are soooo tough.

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