How to Turn a Large Sock into a Tiny Dog Sweater

All you need is an oversize sock to whip up an adorable sweater for a tiny dog.


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You Will Need

  • A large clean sock
  • Scissors


  1. Step 1

    Put on his hat

    Take the toe piece and put it on his head, pulling his ears through the slits.

  2. Step 2

    Go for a walk

    Take him for a walk so he can show off his spiffy new outfit.

  3. Step 3

    Remove the top

    Cut off the top of the sock, the part with the elastic, and discard.

  4. Step 4

    Cut a slit

    Lay the sock on a flat surface so that it's in the shape of a "J." Fold the heel over and make a one-inch cut through both layers. Unfold and enlarge the slits if necessary so your dog's legs will fit through.

  5. Roll down the top of the sock to make a turtleneck.

  6. Step 5

    Cut the toe

    Cut off the toe of the sock, just past the seam. Fold the open edge over about an inch and make a small slit through both layers. Unfold and enlarge the slits if necessary to fit over your dog's ears.

  7. Step 6

    Dress your dog

    Slide the sock over your dog’s body so that the top of the sock is around his neck. Pull his two front legs through the slits you cut in the heel of the sock.

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