20 Dog Sweater Crochet Patterns to Keep Pooches of All Sizes Warm and Cozy this Winter

by craftyclub

When winter hits, it’s important that you and your dog are suited up with warm sweaters for the season.

Instead of going out shopping, why not cozy up at home and crochet your very own dog sweater?

If you have the yarn, you’re halfway to the perfect crochet dog sweater, and these helpful patterns will send you on your way to dressing your pooch to stay warm and stylish.

1. Dandy Dog Sweater

Dandy Dog Sweater: Easy Crochet Dog Sweater Pattern
Dandy Dog Sweater: Easy Crochet Dog Sweater Pattern (via Heart Hook Home)

Easy. For Tiny-Medium sized dogs

For a classic body-hugging silhouette, the Dandy Dog Sweater is a must-try.

Suited for sizes XS-M, this crochet pattern is a walk in the park to stitch up, and is shaped perfectly to hug your dog’s body for warmth. 

2. Minnie’s Turtleneck Dog Sweater

Minnie’s Turtleneck Dog Sweater- Small Dog / Puppy Clothes
Minnie’s Turtleneck Dog Sweater (via Memory Lane Crochet)

Easy. For small dogs and puppies

Having a lazy day with your little dog? Why not try this pattern?

It’s super easy to stitch up in an afternoon and is perfect for keeping your miniature companion warm and cozy. 

3. Bernat Crochet Dog Coat

Bernat Crochet Dog Coat
Bernat Crochet Dog Coat (via Yarnspirations)

Easy. For small to XL sized dogs

Dogs can be as much as a handful as kids – that’s sometimes a little help with projects can get them underway.

This crochet dog coat comes as a kit. Just select your preferred color and the size you’ll need for your dog, and let the helpful instructions guide you through the process of crocheting this adorable dog coat. 

4. Jack’s Small Dog Hoodie Sweater

Jack’s Small Dog Hoodie Sweater
Jack’s Small Dog Hoodie Sweater (via Itch for some Stitch)

Easy. For small dogs

If you’re a sucker for dogs in human clothes, this is the crochet pattern for you.

Best for small dogs, this crochet pattern stitches together a hoodie, complete with front (or in this case, back) pocket. The pattern is surprisingly easy, so all you need to do is choose a yarn color and grab your hook. 

5. Lou Lou Sporty Dog Sweater Pattern

Lou Lou Sporty Dog Sweater Pattern
Lou Lou Sporty Dog Sweater Pattern (via Trendy Crocheting)

Easy. For S-XL size

Striped sweaters are a classic winter staple – and not just for people.

Your dog should have their very own with this crochet pattern. This sweater pattern can be made for dogs size small (13” body circumference) up to XL (2.5”).

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6. Cosy Crochet Dog Sweater

Cosy Crochet Dog Sweater
Cosy Crochet Dog Sweater (via The Stitch Foundry)

Easy. For any dog size

Love a patterned dog sweater? This one is especially stylish.

Try this cozy crochet dog sweater for your pooch, no matter what size. Small and medium dogs are measured out for you in the pattern, but you can also find helpful tips for sizing up if you have a big dog. 

7. Quick Greyhound Dog Sweater Crochet Pattern

Quick Easy Greyhound Dog Sweater Crochet Pattern
Quick Easy Greyhound Dog Sweater Crochet Pattern (via Handmade 4 Hounds)

Easy. For greyhounds and large dogs

Don’t worry greyhound owners – this pattern is made specifically for you.

With a long body and a cowl neck, this pattern hugs and drapes all the right places on the wonderfully slim and long-legged greyhound breed. 

8. Bundle Up Dog Sweater

FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Bundle Up Dog Sweater
FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Bundle Up Dog Sweater (via Yarnutopia)

Easy. For small dogs and chihuahuas

A very simple crochet pattern for your very tiny dog.

This pattern is super easy to make and snugs up perfectly on small dogs. If you need a little extra wiggle room, you can easily adjust with a bigger hook, but this crochet pattern is best suited for the tinier pups among us.

9. Pluto Dog Sweater

Pluto Dog Sweater
Pluto Dog Sweater (via Lion Brand Yarn)

Easy. For size small to large

If your dog has a big personality, why not match it with a show-stopper of a dog sweater?

This crochet pattern is both lively and easy to make. You can also adjust to suit dogs sizes small to large. Technically, the frilly accessory neck is optional–but really who could resist it?

10. Bernat Crochet Dog Coat

Bernat Crochet Dog Coat, S
Bernat Crochet Dog Coat (via Yarnspirations)

Easy. For small to XL dogs

Don’t just cover up your dog, help him (or her) stand out!

This amazing crochet pattern is easy to follow and results in this fabulous striped dog sweater. You can adapt it to fit a dog with a circumference up to 30” or as small as 10”, so no matter the size you can still give your dog some style. 

11. Tunisian Crochet Dog Sweater Pattern

Tunisian Crochet Dog Sweater Pattern
Tunisian Crochet Dog Sweater Pattern (via by Gill Bux)

Easy. For small to medium sized dogs

This crochet pattern creates a dog sweater that’s more of a work of art.

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The beautiful triangles throughout add a touch of personality and style, and the pattern is very easy to make! Best suited for small to medium dogs, you’ll love the end result of the time you spent crocheting this dog sweater. 

12. Houndstooth Crochet Dog Sweater

Red Heart Crochet Houndstooth Dog Sweater
Red Heart Crochet Houndstooth Dog Sweater (via Yarnspirations)

Easy. For small to medium dogs

The houndstooth is perhaps the most fitting detail you can add to a crochet dog sweater.

This pattern walks you through the steps so you can keep your dog dressed on trend. The end result can be tailored to fit a chest measuring up to 16″, making it the perfect pattern for small to large dogs.

13. Classic Crochet Dog Sweater Pattern

Crochet Dog Sweater Pattern
Crochet Dog Sweater Pattern (via Maria’s Blue Crayon)

Easy. For small to large dogs

This pattern is versatile in all the right ways.

Whether your dog is teeny tiny or very large, you can adapt the measurements to hug their body nicely while leaving plenty of openings on their tummies to keep clean. 

14. Easy Customizable Crochet Dog Sweater

Easy Crochet Dog Sweater – Free Pattern in Nine Sizes
Easy Crochet Dog Sweater (via Make and Do Crew)

Easy. Size XXS-2XL

This dog sweater is a true fashion piece. With intentional design elements like a single red-stripe color and a beautiful crossover neck, this crochet dog sweater looks like it was designed after some of the most impressive human-made sweaters available.

This pattern can be adapted for sizes starting at XXS and reaching 2XL, making it the ideal sweater for almost any dog lover to stitch up. 

15. Vintage-Inspired Crocheted Dog Sweater

Crocheted Dog Sweater Vintage Crochet Pattern
Crocheted Dog Sweater Vintage Crochet Pattern (via Moments In Twine)

Easy. For small to medium-sized dogs

Vintage sweaters are known for having plenty of personality, but you don’t need to shop second-hand to give your dog the look.

With a strap under the tummy, this sweater is almost guaranteed to stay in place and keep your puppy warm on winter walks.

16. Dachshund Crochet Sweater

Easy small dog, sausage dog, dachshund crochet jumper, sweater pattern
Easy Small Dog Dachshund Crochet Jumper (via Hayleys Gift Box)

Easy. For Dachshunds and small dogs

Sausage dogs are easy to love, and now you can show them just how much with this dachshund crochet jumper.

Ideal for those long little bodies, this crochet pattern keeps the dachshund warm from neck to tail. 

17. Easy Large Dog Crochet Sweater

Easy Crochet Dog Sweater for Large and Extra Large Dogs
Easy Crochet Dog Sweater for Large and Extra Large Dogs (via Heart Hook Home)

Easy. For L to 3XL dogs

Big dogs need loving, too! That’s why we’re including this incredible dog sweater that’s specifically designed to swaddle large dog breeds.

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With buttons on the bottom it’s easy to slip over the head and come together behind the arms without much of a struggle. It’s as easy to make as any small dog pattern, and just as cute!

18. The Lady Who Lunches Dog Sweater Pattern

The Lady Who Lunches Dog Sweater Pattern
The Lady Who Lunches Dog Sweater Pattern (via Lion Brand Yarn)

Intermediate. For S to XL dogs

For a tea party or garden soiree, your dog can also dress for the occasion.

This adorable crochet dog sweater is made with a simple body base and adds a touch of personality through crochet flowers. Get creative and add them in the colors, sizes, and placement of your choosing and give your pup that perfect look for afternoon tea. 

19. The Romantic Dog Sweater Pattern

The Romantic Dog Sweater Pattern
The Romantic Dog Sweater Pattern (via Lion Brand Yarn)

Intermediate. For small to large dogs

Ooh la-la. Even though it’s winter, love can still be in the air.

Your dog is bound to turn heads and attract attention in this beautiful romantic dog sweater. With a big crochet heart right, everyone will know that your dog wears its heart on its sleeve.

20. Crochet Holiday Hoodie

Hooded Dog Sweater Pattern
Hooded Dog Sweater Pattern (via Jenny Staker)

Beginner-friendly. For small dogs

As the weather cools down we know Christmas is coming – and your dog can look ready as ever in this holiday hoodie.

It’s an easy-to-follow pattern and, even though it looks particularly detailed, it is easy for any hobbyist crocheter to make. Once it’s finished and you see your dog in it, it’s the gift that keeps on giving! 

Final Thoughts

Big or small, fluffy or short-haired, our furry friends can use a little extra loving in the colder months.

These crochet patterns give you the chance to make something all your own that your dog will thank you for on those cold walks. Make sure you take the scenic route, because there will be plenty of photo ops in these lovable outfits. 

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