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Last Updated on Saturday, May 11, 2024 by Maven Carlson

Everyone in the house needs a Halloween costume–even the fur children!


Making this candy corn pet sweater is easy and only requires a little crochet knowledge. This particular pattern fits a 12 to 20-pounder but is easily adapted to any size four-legged animal.



white, bright yellow, and orange (pumpkin) worsted-weight yarn

H crochet hook

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With the yellow, chain 54. Join to form a loop, being careful not to twist the chain.

Rows 1-4: Chain 3, dc around. *Join to beg ch 3, turn, dc around. Repeat from * 2 more times.

Row 5: With orange, join to beg of ch 3, ch 3, turn, dc around.

Row 6: Join to beg of ch 3, chain 3, turn, dc in next 33 dc.

Rows 7-11: *Chain 3, turn, dc across. Repeat from * 4 more times.

Row 12: With white, join at beg ch 3, chain 3, turn dc across. At the end of the row, chain 6, joins to the opposite side with a slip stitch, being careful not to twist the chain.

Row 13: Chain 3, turn, dc in each chain and each remaining double crochets; join with sl st at the top of chain 3.

Row 14: Chain 3, turn, dc around.

Row 15: Join with sl st to begin chain 3. Chain 1 turn, sl st around neck and fasten off.

Finishing: With yellow, join at the bottom of the sweater and sl st around. Weave in ends.

If you find any errors, let me know and I’ll be happy to correct the instructions.

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  • Maven Carlson

    Dr. Maven Carlsons is a pioneering figure in the textile industry, renowned for her extensive expertise and transformative contributions that have shaped the fabric of this field. After graduating with top honors and a Bachelor's degree in Textiles and Materials Science from North Carolina State University, her academic journey laid the groundwork for an illustrious career. She pursued further studies at Thomas Jefferson University, delving into natural and synthetic fibers, fabric properties, and polymer science, culminating in a Ph.D. Maven's professional odyssey spans a spectrum of achievements. She is celebrated for her profound understanding of textile pattern construction, color formation, and innovative dyeing techniques. Maven's commitment to sustainability is ingrained in both her professional and personal ethos. She stands as a catalyst for change, leading initiatives aimed at mitigating microplastic pollution and championing eco-friendly textile practices. Her expertise extends beyond conventional boundaries, pioneering advancements in fabric design for enhanced functionality and performance. Maven's work in heat and moisture transport engineering significantly influenced fabric functionality, ensuring superior comfort across various applications, from everyday wear to technical textiles. As a devoted mother, Maven seamlessly integrates her career with nurturing her children's curiosity, fostering a household where textile exploration and creativity flourish. Her family embodies her dedication and passion for textiles, becoming a shared source of joy and inspiration. Dr. Maven Carlsons' legacy is marked by her transformative impact on the textile landscape, blending academic excellence with practical innovation. Her commitment to sustainability, innovation, and technical prowess has left an indelible mark, inspiring future generations in the ever-evolving world of textiles.

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