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I made this sweater in honor of my 2 Samoyeds, Big & Angel.
The main color of the sweater is Lion Brand Wool-ease, while the intarsia portion (the dog profile) is yarn I handspun of 100% fur. The pawprints were done in fair isle, and the text is duplicate stitch. The sweater means the world to me, as I no longer have my beautiful pets. We were blessed with Big until he was 14, and Angel lived to 16.5 years!

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ThamarBerber (author)2012-12-27

This is a wonderful way to remember your dogs! Btw: you say the profile of the dog is handspun from your dog's fur(?). Maybe you want to do another 'ible on spinning fur, some day?

KnittedGems (author)2008-02-16

This is truly a beautiful sweater with amazing detail work. What a treasure!

Blitzgt3 (author)2008-01-28

Very nice sweater!! You are very talented. I can see your husband's arm in the one picture and can tell he is very cute. Your blessed to have so much talent and such a cute husband!

stinkymum (author)2008-01-26

unusul sweater - a lot of thought went into it.

Zontee at Lion Brand (author)2008-01-21

What a wonderful sweater and a wonderful way to remember your dogs!

Apolla (author)2008-01-18

So wonderful. What a great tribute to your dogs.

glorie (author)2008-01-17

I like the color and the pattern of the paw prints.

Lois Current (author)2008-01-16

What a wonderful tribute to your beloved pets. Your sweater is beautiful.

k4k8 (author)2008-01-16

very clever ms mills!

TraumaComet (author)2008-01-16

Very cool! I am a dog groomer and I spin alot of dog hair. Matybe we should do an instructable together on different ways to do it!

GorillazMiko (author)2008-01-12

Great job, your dogs are very cute! :-)

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