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Dachshund Coat Convert this pattern to crochet

 double knitting yarn (worstered weight) 2 colors,
#8 Milward Disc needles & #4.00mm (8) hook

With B cast on 23 sts. and work in pattern as follows:
1st Row: - right side facing P 2, *K1, P2, rep from * to end.

2nd Row: - K2, *P1, K2 rep. from * to end.

These 2 rows form pattern.

Join in G, and continue in pattern, working 2 rows G. and 2 rows B. throughout, shaping sides by increasing 1 st. at each end of every row until there are 53 sts, taking inc. sts. into the pattern.

Now inc. 1 st at each end of every following 3 rd row until there are 75 sts.

Place a marker at each end of last row. 

Continue increasing 1 st. at each end of every following 3rd row until there are 75 sts. Place a marker at each end of last row.

Continue increasing 1st. at each end of every following 3rd row until there are 101 sts. 

Continue straight until work measures 12 in., ending with right side facing.

Divide for legs as follows:
Next Row - pattern. 21, turn, leaving remaining sts. on a spare needle.

Work 18 rows straight. Break yarn. Slip all sts. on a spare needle.

With right side facing, rejoin appropriate color to remaining sts. pattern. 59, turn Work 18 rows straight Break yarn, slip sts. on a spare needle.

With right side facing, rejoin appropriate colored to remaining 21 sts. and pattern. to end.  

Work 19 rows straight, then pattern. across all sts. on spare needle.

Shape as follows:
Next Row - pattern. 20 sl.1, K.2 tog., p.s.s.o., sl.1, K.1, p.s.s.o. pattern. to last 25 sts., K.2 tog., K.3 tog., pattern. to end.  

Work 3 rows straight.  

Rep. last 4 rows 3 times more, then dec. row again: 71 sts.

Work 1 Row straight decreasing 1 st. at center: 70 sts.

Break B. Continue in G. and K.1, P.1 rib as follows:
1st Row - rib to end.

2nd Row rib 20, turn.

3rd Row sl 1, rib to end.

Rep. the last 3 rows 7 times more.
Cast off in rib.  

To make up: join seam from neck edge to markers.  With G., work 2 rounds double crochet round lower edge and leg openings.

I hope this is useful to all the people looking for patterns of dog sweaters. "sandra.schellenberg" sandra.schellenberg@