Knit, crochet and sew clothing, beds, collars and accessories for your dog. Many of these sites offer free online patterns and directions for doggy sweaters, coats, collars, quilt blocks, pillows
Creative Arts & Crafts for Dog Lovers [offsite link]
Make something for your dog to wear, to sleep in or to play with. Create crafty dog-related items for yourself or as a gift for a fellow dog lover. Learn how to become a canine artist, how to take great dog photos, or how to create extraordinary scrapbooks with your photos. Find music that your dog can relax with. Learn about canine freestyle dancing!
Holiday Information & Fun for Dog Lovers
Find links to craft projects for homemade gifts, fun and inspirational Christmas poems and stories, safety and travel advice, online shopping, Ecards and more - for dog lovers.
Basic Dog (or Cat) Sweater (Crochet) [offsite link]
This crochet pattern is for a basic dog or cat sweater pan with variations.
Buster Sweater [offsite link]
This handsome knit sweater features a small collar and 2 buttons at the front neck opening. Knit in a soft yarn with a stockinette stitch.
Cable Knit Sweater [offsite link]
This knitted dog sweater pattern was designed for a Greyhound, but can be adjusted to fit a variety of dogs. It´s shown on a pug.
Checkerboard Dog Sweater Crochet Pattern [offsite link]
Here´s free, easy to follow directions for a crocheted turtleneck dog sweater with a checkerboard design. It´s sized to fit a Yorkie.
Chihuahua Sweaters [offsite link]
Scroll down the page to see the gallery of styles, then click on "Back to the Chihuahua Sweater Pattern".
Cool Collarettes [offsite link]
To make these cute collars, start with a shirt collar that´s the right size for your dog´s neck. It should be 3"- 4" bigger than the exact neck measurement. You can find different sizes by using children’s, women’s and men’s shirts.
Cool Crochet Collars [offsite link]
A crochet hook, a button and a little yarn are all you need to make one of these collars. A simple chain stitch and single crochet are the only stitches you need to know.
Create a Movable Feast for Your Dogs [offsite link]
A drawer built into the toe-kick space under your lower kitchen cabinets slides food and water dishes out for meals and in during peak traffic times.
Custom Fit Dog Sweater [offsite link]
Designed by Esther Smith Bozak, to allow for sufficient cold weather protection. This pattern makes a great warm sweater.
Diamond Dog Necklaces [offsite link]
Make a dazzling "diamond" necklace for your dog. These sparkling necklaces are simple to make with grosgrain ribbon and dangling rhinestone trim... directions on Martha Stewart.com.
Dog Crafts - Make Something Special for your Dog [offsite link]
Decorate and personalize a collar, a bowl or something special for your dog.
Dog Dining Station [offsite link]
Martha Stewart´s easy-to-build dog feeding station raises your pet´s food and water to a more comfortable level and keeps your floor neat.
Doggie Mealtime Mat [offsite link]
Download a free paper pierced quilt pattern for a dog´s placemat.
Doggy Coats by Martha Stewart [offsite link]
Sew a well fitted, adjustable water-resistant doggy coat. Coated linen fabric lends a sheen to these coats and also makes them water-resistant. A fleece fabric lining makes them warm. The pattern is sized for small dogs.
Floppy Eared Dog Quilt Block Pattern [offsite link]
A cute quilt block pattern for a child´s quilt.
Folding Feeding Stand [offsite link]
Many dogs like having their bowls raised off the floor. This simple wood-working project for a raised feeding stand is also a space-saver, since when dinner’s over, the stand can be folded up and put away. This stand is sized for a medium to large dog and holds a 15" stainless steel lipped bowl. Dimensions can be easily scaled to fit any size dog.
Free Resizable Dog Clothing Pattern [offsite link]
A pattern with directions for sewing a classic vest style doggie coat.
Fun Fur Kniitted Dog Sweater [offsite link]
This classy, furry look knitted sweater is made partly with "Fun Fur" yarn. You must register to access the pattern, but registration is free.
Jingle Bell Dog Collar [offsite link]
Knit a holiday collar for your dog. This festive collar is adorned with tiny bells.
King of the Beasts (Lion) Dog Sweater Knitting Pattern [offsite link]
Transform your dog into the "King of the Beasts" with this sweater that has a lion´s mane and tail. (It would make a great Halloween costume!) The pattern is written for someone with intermediate level knitting skills. You must register to access the free patterns from Lion Brand Yarn, but registration is free.
Knitted Dog Jackets [offsite link]
This pattern is for a cute knitted jacket, sized for a small dog.
Knitted Dog Sweater with Cargo Pocket [offsite link]
This sweater, made with knitting worsted weight yarn, has a pocket. The pattern is for Bernat.com members only, but membership is free and includes free access to the complete instructions for this pattern, and many more!
Machine Knit Dog Sweater Pattern [offsite link]
This machine knit pattern features a patterned knit sweater that´s belted and has a turtleneck.
Make Your Own Dog Booties [offsite link]
This pattern is for a medium-sized dog bootie. You can enlarge the pattern to print at 6" tall and 4" wide. You may need to make other adjustments to fit your individual dog´s foot.
Make Your Own Pet Bed [offsite link]
Make your own "donut" style pet bed with sides. This soft and cuddly bed can be made from bath towels, cotton, fleece, or flannel fabric. It´s stuffed with fiberfill and has a canvas bottom.
Make Your Own Pet Bed [offsite link]
Make Your Own Quilted Doggie Coat [offsite link]
Here´s very clever instructions for a cute quilted coat, complete with appliqued embellishments.
Need for Tweed Dog Sweater [offsite link]
This pattern for a handsome tweed knitted sweater is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. Skill level is easy. You must register to access the free patterns from Lion Brand Yarn, but registration is free.
One Piece Crocheted Dog Sweater [offsite link]
This one-piece, solid color dog sweater pattern is perfect for beginners. There are no leg holes to worry about, and the sweater fits snugly around your dog with the aid of a single strap. Instructions are written for size Small with sizes Medium, Large, and Extra- Large in parentheses.
Patriotic Dog Jacket [offsite link]
Here´s a crochet pattern for a patriotic stars and stripes vest for your dog. It´s features red and white stripes, trimmed in blue, and adorned with white fabric stars.
Personalized Mosaic Pet Place Mat [offsite link]
This tidy tile place mat keeps things neat and looks cool! You´ll need a square or rectangle of thin scrap plywood, broken tile or small glass mosaic tiles in assorted colors + tile adhesive and a few simple tools to make this project from Animal Planet and Discovery.com.
Polo Neck Knitted Poodle Coat [offsite link]
Here´s a pattern for an easy to make, warm and comfortable polo neck knitted coat, sized for small dogs.
Puppy Love Sweater Knitting Pattern [offsite link]
This multi color "Puppy Love" Sweater is knitted with Lion Brand® Fancy Fur yarn. Skill level is easy. You must register to access the free patterns from Lion Brand Yarn, but registration is free.
Quick Coat - Classic Style [offsite link]
Here´s a pattern with directions to sew a classic style dog coat. It suggests using waterproof fabric with a warm lining fabric such as fleece or fake fur. I think it would make make a great coat using a light weight wool, corduroy, or polar fleece.
Rain Coat with Legs [offsite link]
Use waterproof fabric to sew a raincoat for your dog. A picture and a grid pattern is included.
Reversible Winter Dog Coat with Pockets [offsite link]
This free sewing pattern is for a stylish dog coat. The coat can be customized to suit the size of your dog. The pockets are a safe place for your keys or to hide a treat for your dog when you´re out walking.
Ribbed Dog Sweater [offsite link]
Directions for a crocheted dog sweater
Ruffrageous Knitted Dog Sweater [offsite link]
This cute striped, ruffled sweater is made with Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® - Ruffles yarn. The pattern is written for someone with intermediate level knitting skills. You must register to access the free patterns from Lion Brand Yarn, but registration is free.
Santa Sweater & Hat [offsite link]
Crochet a cute red & white holiday sweater and Santa hat for your dog.
Scottie Dog Knit Chart [offsite link]
Here´s a free pattern chart for a very cute plaid Scottie Dog design.
Scottie Dog Quillow [offsite link]
This classic look Scottie wearing a plaid coat would make a great quillow or use the Scottie pattern for a pillow top.
Scottie Dog Quilt Block Pattern [offsite link]
Here´s a free pattern for paper-pierced Scottie Dog quilt blocks... from Quilt Design NW.
Sew Your Own Winter Dog Boots [offsite link]
A pattern and directions for sewing dog boots with non-slid vinyl soles, elastic at the ankles, and Velcro fasteners.
Stretchy Knit Dog Sweater [offsite link]
This handsome, stretchy sweater is knit with "Big Wool" on US 19 needles.
Touch of Mink Dog Sweater Knitting Pattern [offsite link]
This warm, furry look dog sweater is knitted with Lion Brand® Microspun - Fun Fur yarn in the coffee or ebony color. The pattern is written for someone with intermediate level knitting skills. You must register to access the free patterns from Lion Brand Yarn, but registration is free.
Turtleneck Dog Sweater Knitting Pattern [offsite link]
This pretty, warm and furrry knitted sweater has a turtleneck and front leg openings. It´s knitted with Lion Brand® Fancy Fur - Microspun yarn. Skill level is easy. You must register to access the free patterns from Lion Brand Yarn, ut registration is free.
Web Generated Custom Dog Sweater [offsite link]
This page will chart a custom dog sweater for you to knit by hand or on your machine. The shape of the sweater is based on dog sweaters pictured in Foster & Smith´s catalog. To use - measure your dog and knit a swatch. Then, enter the measurements and some gauge information in the text boxes. You may also chose to work in inches or centimeters. Fill out all measurements and hit "send".
Links marked with the [offsite link] designation point to websites not associated with BellaOnline.com. BellaOnline.com is not responsible for the material found there.
Dogs Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Dogs Site Map
Think your link belongs here? Use the contact page to let this editor know.