Puppy Crossing Sweater

Puppy Crossing Sweater

It’s been a rainy gray winter and Buttercup needs something extra visible.

Puppy Crossing

Size: Still Teeny (Buttercup has doubled in size, but that’s only 4 pounds)

Finished Dimensions:

Width (lying flat): 8″

Length: 7″

Materials:

Needles: US Size 6

Yarn: Knit Picks Shine Worsted in Grapefruit, 2 skeins (150.0 yards/3.53 ounces)

Buttons: 3, 3/4″

Gauge:

11 stitches and 14 rows = 2″ inches in ST stitch

Moss Pattern

Rows 1 and: K1, p1

Rows 2 and 3: P1, k1

Front

CO 22

Rows 1-4: K in 1×1 rib

K in moss pattern until front measures 4″ ending on WS

Armholes

Row 1: BO 3, continue in moss pattern to last 2, k2tog

Row 2: BO 3 p-wise, continue in moss pattern to last 2, p2tog

Row 3: SSK, continue in moss pattern to last 2, k2tog

Row 4: Continue in moss pattern

Repeat rows 3 and 4 until 8 stitches remain, ending on WS row

Row 1: Kf&b, continue in moss stitch to last stitch, kf&b

Row 2: Continue in moss stitch

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until 14 stitches are in play ending on WS row

Row 1: Kf&b, continue in moss stitch to end, CO 3

Row 2: Kf&b, continue in moss to end, CO p-wise

Rows 3-8: Knit in 1×1 rib

BO

Back Right

CO 33

Rows 1-4: Knit in 1×1 rib

Rows 5-6: K in rows 1 and 2 of moss pattern

Rows 7 and 9: Continue in moss pattern to last 6, k6

Rows 8 and 10: K6, continue in moss pattern to end

Row 11: Continue in moss to last 6, k2, BO2, k2

Row 12: K2, CO2, k2, k in moss to end

Repeat rows 7 and 8 until Back Right measures 4″ ending on WS

Armholes

Row 1: BO3, continue in moss to last 6, k2, BO2, k2

Row 2: K2, CO2, k2, continue in moss to last 2, p2tog

Row 3: SSK, continue in moss to last 6, k6

Row 4: K6, continue in moss

Repeat rows 3 and 4 until 26 stitches remain ending on WS

Row 1: Kf&b, continue in moss to last 6, k6

Row 2: K6, continue in moss to end

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until 29 stitches are in play

Row 1: Kf&b, k in moss to last 6, k6

Row 2: K6, k in moss to end, CO3

Rows 3-8: Knit in 1×1 rib

BO

Back Left

CO 33

Rows 1-4: Knit in 1×1 rib

Rows 5-6: K in rows 1 and 2 of moss pattern

Row 7: K6, continue in moss pattern to end

Row 8: Continue in moss pattern to last 6, k6

Repeat rows 7 and 8 until Back Left measures 4″ ending on WS

Armholes

Row 1: K6, continue in moss to last 2, k2tog

Row 2: BO3 continue in moss to last 6, k6

Row 3: K6, continue in moss to last 2, k2tog

Row 4: Continue in moss to last 6, k6

Repeat rows 3 and 4 until 26 stitches remain ending on WS

Row 1: K6, continue in moss to last stitch, kf&b

Row 2: Continue in moss to last 6, k6

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until 29 stitches are in play

Row 1: K6, continue in moss to last stitch, CO3

Row 2: Kf&b, continue in moss to last 6, k6

Rows 3-8: Knit in 1×1 rib

BO

Sleeves

CO 40

Knit in moss stitch for 2″

Rows 1-4: K in 1×1 rib

BO

Repeat

Stitch Back Left, Front, and Back Right together at the seams, leaving the armholes clear. Sew CO edges of sleeves to armholes. Stitch sleeves together. Weave in tails.

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