10 Free & Cute Dog Sweater Crochet Patterns for Beginners!

Looking for free crochet dog sweater patterns to stitch up for your pup? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today, we’re going to explore the cutest dog sweater patterns that will get your pup compliments wherever you go!

Dog sweater crochet patterns!

New to crochet? Don’t worry! We’re sticking with beginner-friendly patterns that will make it easy to crochet the cutest free crochet dog sweater patterns! In fact, the most difficult pattern here can be done by most beginners after some practice with basic crochet stitches.

Excited to start hooking? Keep on scrolling!

Materials You Need for Dog Sweater Crochet Patterns

Dog clothes are always a welcome sight to see and I’m sure you’re excited to make some for your furry best friend. So here’s a list of the common crochet materials you will likely need to stitch up your pup’s new outfits!

  • Crochet hooks – Make sure to have plenty of crochet hooks on hand! You can find the hook sizes you need listed in the ‘materials’ section of each crochet pattern in this round-up!
    Pro tip: Wood and plastic hooks are great for slippery yarns and metal hooks are perfect for “sticky” yarns like acrylic!
  • Yarn – Make sure to check the pattern to see what yarn weight to use. Each pattern should list a recommended brand or weight in the “suggested yarn” section of the crochet pattern you’re following! We always recommend that you match the fiber type you’re using with the one used to make the pattern!
  • Scissors – A pair of scissors is another important tool that you will use for all of your knitting projects. You’ll need them to cut the yarn when you’re done!
  • Yarn/darning needle – You will need a yarn needle or darning needle to sew in the loose ends.
  • Stitch markers – You might need stitch markers to keep track of where you are if you’re following a stitch pattern. We recommend “removable” or “locking” style stitch markers for crochet projects. If you don’t have stitch markers, you can use a strand of scrap yarn—preferably in a different color so it’s easy to see.
  • Crochet dog sweater patterns – Of course, you shouldn’t forget to download any of the adorable dog sweater patterns in this list!

10 Free Cute Dog Sweater Crochet Patterns!

I had so much fun searching for these patterns. Such cute fur babies! Ready to fall in love with precious pooches in crochet dog sweaters? Get scrolling!

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Dog Coat
© Bernat Design Studio

1. Dog Coat

By: Bernat Design Studio

YARN: Aran


Check out this handsome pup rocking his cozy Dog Coat! He’ll definitely be turning heads on his trip at the dog park.

This crochet dog sweater pattern has straightforward instructions on how to make this cute outfit for dogs sized small to extra large. Isn’t that great?

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Canine Comfort Dog Sweater
© House of White Birches

2. Canine Comfort Dog Sweater

By: Connie L. Folse

YARN: Sport

SIZE: 13.5 inches long, 14 inch chest unstretched

Worried that your furry friend will get chilly on your daily stroll? The Canine Comfort Dog Sweater can help with that.

This is a cozy crochet dog sweater that your pup can rock on a cool day while avoiding the sniffles.

Another perk is that you can use whatever colors you want to personalize it to your pet’s best colors!

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Pullover Dog Sweater
© Maria’s Blue Crayon

3. Pullover Dog Sweater

By: Maria’s Blue Crayon

YARN: Worsted


Tired of ill-fitting dog clothes? Then you’re in luck! This Pullover Dog Sweater pattern has a step-by-step guide on how to make a crochet dog sweater that fits your fur baby like a glove.

You can even use this pattern for little puppies as it includes extra small sizing!

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Happy Dog Sweater
© Yarnspirations Design Studio

4. Happy Dog Sweater

By: Yarnspirations Design Studio

YARN: Bulky


Just look at this pair of funky babies! Aren’t those fringes just adorable to look at?

This beginner-friendly crochet dog sweater pattern is easy to follow and shows the brightest colorway! I just love how cheerful the palette is.

Definitely spring and summer-worthy!

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Dog's Crochet Bumble Bee Costume
© 2008 Coats & Clark

5. Dog’s Crochet Bumble Bee Costume

By: Sharon Mann

YARN: Worsted


“What’s a bee’s favorite flower?

A bee-gonia!”

Okay, sorry for that dad joke! But just look at how adorable this little fur-babee looks! (Hahaha okay I’ll stop.)

This crochet dog sweater pattern will makes sure your furry friend is ready to frolic along the flower beds! It’s also beginner-friendly. So why not give it a go?

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Well Dressed Dog Coat
© Tamara Kelly

6. Well Dressed Dog Coat

By: Tamara Kelly

YARN: Aran


Look at this dapper cutie! The designer definitely got the title right. Pups in the Well Dressed Dog Coat look so polished!

This textured dog sweater crochet pattern is going into my project list. I may not have a dog, but I have friends who do. This could make an amazing birthday gift for fur babies!

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Tiny Dog Sweater
© Ashlea Konecny

7. Tiny Dog Sweater

By: Ashlea Konecny

YARN: Sport


Some of us have teeny-tiny best friends and it can be hard to find adorable outfits that fit them well. The Tiny Dog Sweater is here to save the day!

This crochet dog sweater is made with cute bobble stitches all over. I can see this looking so cute with pastel-colored variegated yarn!

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Great Granny Dog Sweater
© Red Heart Design Team

8. Great Granny Dog Sweater

By: Red Heart Design Team

YARN: Aran


This crochet dog sweater is honestly one of the most delightful things I’ve seen on this list. Look at this little doggy! SO CUTE!

The pattern calls for the simple double crochet clusters that is often used in granny square patterns. A perfect project for a crocheter with an adorable pup in their life!

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The Hippie Dog Sweater
© Lion Brand Yarn

9. The Hippie Dog Sweater

By: Lion Brand Yarn

YARN: Aran


What a lovely little flower child! the Hippie Dog Sweater is another pattern made with the classic granny square, but used in a way that gives off bohemian vibes!

This is such a gorgeous pattern that you can make in so many amazing colors. I might just add this one to my project list too.

I wonder if the smallest size can fit my sister’s cats!

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Cabled Dog Sweater
© A Crocheted Simplicity

10. Cabled Dog Sweater

By: Jennifer Renaud

YARN: Worsted


Would a crochet dog sweater list be complete without at least one cabled pattern?

The Cabled Dog Sweater screams COZY! It’s may be a bit more advanced skill-wise, but worth taking up as a challenge in the future!

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Cute and Cuddly Pooches with Crochet Dog Sweater Patterns!

This pattern round up was so FUN to make! I love seeing dogs in sweaters and other colorful outfits. I may not have dogs of my own, but we do have 2 beautiful (and mildly annoying) cats! So it’s safe to say that I will be trying out some of the smaller pattern sizes here.

My top favorites from this round up are the Dog’s Crochet Bumble Bee Costume, The Hippie Dog Sweater, and the Well Dressed Dog Coat! Which ones were yours?

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