Last week’s post on the DIY Dog Rain Coat got me to thinking about all the other DIY dog coats & sweaters I’ve written about. Here are a bunch of tutorials on how to make your dog her own coat—everything from upcycling to sewing to knitting to even weaving.
Dog Raincoat from Old Jacket (for people) with pattern
Woven Coat with pattern
Oil Cloth Coat with 2 patterns
2 Different Sweaters to Knit
Though it’s not a tutorial, this is a great idea! Check out these super cool coats made out of broken umbrellas created by Taryn Zychal.
Today I have patterns for two different Valentine’s Day sweaters you can knit for your pup or a friend’s. If you have a larger or smaller dog than these patterns will work for, check out this dog sweater calculator to resize them. You can also use any pattern for a larger or smaller sweater and just add the designs to your own pattern.
I. The hearts & bones sweater has a cute motif and has knitted straps to keep the sweater in place.
II. This sweater has a heart with a bone shot through it and some crocheted trim. (for more patterns by this designer for purchase, check out Kay’s shop on etsy MySavannahCottage)
I love this version of a pet bed made from a suitcase! The fun, green claw feet are inspired. And you can get two beds out of one suitcase. Don’t miss the tutorial for the Suitcase Pet Bed in the DIY Pet Bed Round-Up.
These are from Vintage Renaissance on Etsy. They don’t have any in stock right now, but it looks like they have them fairly often. Here are some of my favorites:
Oh lordy, this cracks me up! (no pun intended) Is your dog or cat embarrassed by his backend? Rear Gear has got it covered. They have adjustable butt covers—disco ball, air freshener, heart, flower, biohazard, smiley face, #1 ribbon, cupcake, sheriff’s badge, dice. Make a statement, issue a warning, make someone laugh. Ha! (thanks, Ange!)