How to Make a Dog Sweater

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How to Make a Dog Sweater – This was contributed to eHow by Carole Kipp. She gives us another suggestion to re-wearing old sweaters – making a dog jacket.


How to Make a Dog Sweater

How to Make a Dog Sweater

Things You’ll Need

  • Woven fabric
  • Sweaters
  • Dog Boots
  • Dog sweater
  • Sewing needles
  • Topics
  • Scissors



  1. Make sure the old sweater will fit your dog.
  2. Measure your dog from the base of the neck until half way up its tail.
  3. Cut the sweater to the correct length.
  4. Either sew the hem or use a fabric belt.
  5. Cut the sleeves so they hang a little above the knee on the front legs of your dog.
  6. Hem the sleeves as well, if you prefer the custom look.
  7. Put your dog’s legs in the sweater first and then stretch the opening of his neck over his head.

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