Hooded Cape For Small Dogs
By Sara Sach of Posh Pooch Designs
People ask me almost every day for a hood For the
little Dogs to cover their ears from the cold.
I designed this Hooded Dog cape about 7 years ago.
We retested and up dated this Crochet Pattern.
And Filmed a Brand New a Video, as well.
The Pattern is written for Small Dogs in
3 Sizes : XXS, XS, S For Dogs 2- 15 lbs.
The Hood fits nicely right over their sweater.
And is easy to slip on and off.
Hooded Cape For Small Dogs Crochet Pattern
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Crochet Hook - H/ 5.00 MM
Yarn - Worsted Weight (4) 2 to 4 oz. depending on Size
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Double Crochet (dc)
V Stitch (vs)
Size: 3 Sizes – XXS, XS, S For Dogs 2- 15 lbs
These sizes are approximates, as all dog's are Shaped different.
XXS - 2 -5 lb. Dogs
XS – 6 - 10 lb. Dogs
S – 11-15 lb. Dogs
It is a good idea to measure your dog's head and around your dog's neck..
Ch1 Does not Count as a St
Pattern Written For XXS with (XS, S) sizes in Parenthesis
Starting At the hood:
R: 1 - Ch 16 (19, 22) 1 hdc in 2nd ch from the hook,
1 hdc in each ch across, ch 1, turn
(15, 18, 21 hdc)
R: 2 – 1 hdc in each hdc across, ch 1, turn. (15, 18, 21 hdc)
R: 3 – Repeat R: 2
R: 4 – R: 20 – Repeat R: 2 - XXS
R: 4 – R: 23 – Repeat R: 2 – XS
R: 4 – R: 26 – Repeat R: 2 - S
R: 24 - 1 hdc in each st, at the end of the row,
leave yarn attached and fold hood in half, With wrong side out.
Sc across the top of the hood, sewing closed. weave in ends.
R: 27 - Hood Trim: attach at the bottom left
of the front of the hood,
And hdc evenly around the front trim of the hood. Tie off.
R: 28 – Attach yarn to the right side of the hood,
and evenly hdc across the bottom of the
Hood, turn, ch1
R: 29 - 1 hdc in the first 3 st, 2 hdc in the next st,
*1 hdc in the next 3 st, 2 hdc in the next st,
repeat from * across row, ch1, turn
R: 30 - 1 hdc in each hdc across, turn, ch1
R: 31 – Repeat R: 30
R: 32 – Repeat R: 30 – 1 time - XXS
Repeat R: 30 - 2 times – XS
Repeat R: 30 – 3 times – S
If you want the cape longer,
continue to repeat R: 30 till desired length.
Do not tie off.
R: 33- Sc up the side of the cape to where the cape
and the hood meet, ch 25, turn, 1 sc in the 2nd ch
from the hook and in each ch across,
join to the hood with a slst. Tie off weave in your end.
Join yarn to the Bottom of the cape on the other side,
Sc up the side of the cape to where the cape and the
hood meet, ch 25, turn, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the
hook and in each ch across, join to the hood with a slst.
Tie off weave in your end.
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