Grandpa's old sweaters never looked so good...not even in the 80's...sorry gramps! I was o-so super lucky to find this wool sweater in someone's trash on city trash pick up day.

Just follow these easy steps and learn how to re-purpose a Large men's sweater into a Large doggie sweater.

Step 1: Gather Supplies

You will need:

Sewing machine

Large Men's sweater


Measuring tape (if you don't have one a piece of ribbon or yarn will do)


<p>I do not get it....nice idea though but I do not understand the still photos...and instructions...</p>
Just curious, how big is your baby? My Stonie weighs 110, he is a lab and he is a big boy (not fat). Do you think this would work for him? Not sure how big of a sweater I'd need....maybe an extra large? Thanks, I love this and WILL do this for my baby boy.
<p>Hi there! At the time Fergie, a bull boxer, was a mere 50 ish pounds. The sweater was a size M. I do believe a XL will suit Stonie's needs. </p>
Love it!
Love it! Just two things, I need to find some sweaters and I hope I can follow/understand your instructable well enough to make some of these! Thank you again for sharing! Pinterested this one too! :D
Wow, Thanks! Reading through the 'ible is a little hard to follow. Once you actually go thru the motions it actually comes together! Please don't hesitate to ask any questions!
I love this idea and have been wanting to reuse some sweaters for my dog Gargoyle. Could you explain steps 3 and 4 a bit more? Or maybe even a video link?
hi. thanx for the comment. please view my previous reply for clarification. i will try to upload a video link as well. happy sewing and thanx for viewing!
not sure what you mean here.....need more detail
hi. sorry i didnt take pics to clarify...so heres my best:<br><br>1. folding the sweater helps to find the mid point fr top to bottom<br>2. measure about 2inches inward from each seam of the sweater top to bottom<br>3. cut up to the mid section keeping 2 inches away from the seam<br>4. cut across from side to side to the cut made 2 inches from the seam<br>5. fold the excess 2 inches over to make a hem<br><br>lemme know if that sorts any confusion out! thanks for viewing!

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