How To Make A Dog Sweater From A Sock

This will work best if you have a small dog. I’m not sure where someone can find really big socks to make a sweater for a larger size dog. Perhaps you can use a holiday stocking, but then your dog may be embarrassed to wear a sweater with a big snowman or Santa Claus on it.

Also, before making a sweater for your dog, you might want to make sure you use a clean sock. Your dog doesn’t want to smell like feet.

1. Cut on all of the dotted lines.

Sweater Sock

2. Put cute sweater on dog. He or she will be the hit of the town.

Sweater Dog

Source: Seth Prandini

22 Responses to “How To Make A Dog Sweater From A Sock”

  1. Elaine Vigneault says:

    I’m going to have to try this (sans hat, my dog hates hats). But it’s still a little too warm for sweaters.

  2. Bridgett says:

    Hum… my dog is a little to big for that but it sure is cute!

  3. my4meezers says:

    I might have to try it for my cat.

  4. Kristy says:

    Perfect for my Min Pins!!!!

  5. Lynn says:

    This is too cute - and so easy. The biggest problem with making it is to find big enough socks.

  6. Angela says:

    Genius! I love the simplicity!

  7. becky says:

    That’s too cute.

    Now where do I find a sock big enough to make a sweater for my newfoundland?

  8. Skeptic says:

    Also works for kittens or very small cats.

    Another inexpensive way to make a small dog or small cat sweater is to use the cuff and part of the sleeve from a sweatshirt. The cuff becomes the neck opening, and you make two slits for the legs. If you’re a neat sort of person, overstitch the cut areas to prevent unraveling. Voila!

  9. cherrysherry says:

    May i suggest using sleeves from old sweaters? There are beautiful moth eaten sweaters out there languishing for a use :) Check out large size mens sweaters for possibilities.

  10. robj98168 says:

    Tried it- works great on my yorkie! Course it helped that i have big feet!

  11. HotChickRules says:

    It works on my stuffed dog and it looks soooooooo cute!!!

  12. HotChickRules says:

    It works on my stuffed dog and looks sooooooo cute!!!

  13. Jack says:

    Very nice and good job

  14. Anna says:

    works great for my mini doxie :D

  15. Patti Christensen says:

    This is adorable, will try it on my shipoo. If it works I will send you a picture.

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  17. Helen says:

    Hi, this is so cute, but for some reason can’t get it right. I know U cut where the whole line is complety off but on the legs and ears , how do u exactly do this? I have wasted 3 socks already but thats no problem due to the fact my right leg is amputated, can u send me more instructions, please? ty

  18. Anonymous says:

    im going to try this on my cat

  19. shrena seals says:

    thank you so much. i almost cried when i went to pet’s mart and the sweater i wanted for my tina was 21 dollars. i came home ready to get instructions on how to sew her a sweater and i found this site here. i made a sweater out of an old white sock and even it looked really cute. thanks so much for the advice and the instructions. you have saved me alot of money and tears. i will be posting any new one i make here soon for others to see.!!!!!

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  21. Anonymous says:

    omg so easy im gonna try it for my baby bella, she’s a pug

  22. waahhboo says:

    so CUTE I have to try it on my two fat cats…with sweater sleeves of course! =]


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