You will need
- Knitting needles, yarn, scissors, a centimeter.
Remove the measurements of the dog. Will need the back length and neck circumference. Length of back measure from collar to base of tail. Neck circumference measure at the collar. Measure the head of the dog so she could pass into the opening. Make the calculation of loops in the usual way. Basic knit – elastic 1x1.
"Back." The biggest part of the sweater. Start knitting with the tail. Dial on the spokes of 8-9 cm loops. After 1 row make a single raise. So provarite 8-10 rows. Then, without breaking thread, make one side 10 extra loops. Provarite a row. Do the same 10 loops on the other side of the product.
Collar. Bind the required number of ranks to the place where the collar of the sweater. Then evenly turn down 12 loops. Tie several rows of the remaining loops of the collar.
"Chest" sweaters. Dial on the spokes of 10-12 STS and tie a rubber band in front and part of the collar of the sweater.
Sleeves. 15 dial loops and knit 1 cm rubber 1x1. Make a yo on both sides of the sleeve and another 1.5 provarite see Again, make a yo at each end and provarite 2 cm Close the loop. Second sleeve tie similarly.
The connection of the parts of the sweater. Sew with a needle or crochet "back" and "breast" products, leaving slits for the front legs of the dog. Vsheyte sleeves in the slots.
Advice 2: How to sew clothes for York
Yorkshire Terriers, beautiful and smart dogs, and more and more people become their owners. In cold seasons, dogs need clothing that will protect it from the cold and dirt; and also, in addition to practical and warm clothes, there is a decorative clothes for Yorkshire Terriers, which will help you to decorate your pet. If you have a Yorkshire Terrier, you first need boots and a warm waterproof jacket for the puppy.
Contrary to the opinion of most people, shoes need a dog in the autumn and slushy weather it will protect the foot of York from the mud, and in winter will keep them warm and protect paws from chemicals and reagents, which is sprinkled with icy sidewalks. In addition, shoes allow you to keep clean and dry, cut or damaged paw.
To sew shoes for dogs are very easy – to do this you need a dense waterproof cloth, or leather, which will not slip on different surfaces. Cut four soles of thick rubberized fabric, correlating the size of the soles with the size of the dog paws. Then from a thin waterproof fabric take four "stockings", stitching in the pipe a rectangle of fabric.
The bottom edge of the "pipe" pristrochite to the sole of the Shoe. Front shoes should be below the rear – rear length of the boot should be such that it overlaps the hock of the hind paw. As buckles for shoes you can use simple Velcro straps. The top edge of the boot, you can pull the cord, to not enter into water.
Such boots can be made for the evening, measuring the diameter of the legs of the dog, as well as the height from the ground to the wrist joint. If you are not sure that they are able to cut out circles of fabric at once, make pattern-the blank, drawing a smooth circle, the radius of which is equal to the radius of the legs.
In addition to shoes, the dog needed a suit made of waterproof fabric with insulation. Measure the length of the back of a dog, wearing a collar on her and measuring the distance from collar to base of tail. The resulting figure will be divided by eight. Draw on a sheet of tracing paper grid. Side length of the square grid is equal to the number you got by dividing the length of the back eight.
On the net transfer the pattern of the jumpsuit. Remember that jumpsuit consists of two identical parts – left and right. Also, the jumpsuit has one unpaired detail – wedge which is sewn between the front paws wide end. Cut parts of the fabric by adding seam and then connect them durable double stitching.
Adjust the length of the legs according to the length of the legs of the dog, the lower edge of the leg fold, stitch and insert all four leg elastic. Connect of the suit split zipper or Velcro. To protect the dog from rain, you can sew jumpsuit hood.
A lightweight version of the clothing for dogs is a knitted vest that can be worn in cool and dry weather. As in the previous case, measure the length of the back, divide it into eight and transfer the pattern to the grid square of which is equal to the obtained number. Then measure around the dog's chest and girth of her waist.
Correlate the measurements with the pattern. Start knitting elastic fabric, equal in width to the waist of the dog. Add on loop until, while their number will not be equal to the circumference of the chest. Tie the cutout for the legs and provarite back, and then neck.
Provarite loop chest, removing them on the same needle. The product have to sew with a needle and thread on her stomach, and then separately to sew a wedge between its front paws. This vest can be made from ordinary tissue.
Advice 3: What is the standard weight of York
Yorkshire Terrier recently became the breed is not only fashionable, but also status, a pet is perceived as a sign of financial well-being of the family. And this is understandable – the prices of these dogs can reach several thousand dollars. Moreover, the lower the weight of the York, the higher its value.
Despite its small size, Yorkies are very proportionally, which does not hide even a thick, long and silky hair falling evenly on both sides. Yorkshirskiy Terriers characterizes agile and lively but equable temperament. Because this breed is bred in many countries, existing national standards may differ slightly in the description of physical parameters.
So, the standard weight established by the International Cynological Federation (FCI), for Yorkies is 3.1 kg. This value is the maximum given and the standards of the American Kennel Club (AKC). The ancestor of the breed is the United Kingdom, the British kennel club (UK KC) set the maximum at around 3.2 kg, but the standard of the International Kennel Union (IKU) is the highest and amounts to 3.5 kg.
If you adhere to the standard set by the Kingdom, most preferred are individuals whose weight is from 1.8 to 2.7 kg, average height at the withers – 28 see All of the standards relate to the faults exceeding the maximum weight, and although the minimum weight in them in any way not specified, it is noted that a value of "not welcome".
Mini and super-mini Yorkies
However, there is an informal graduation, which yorkshirskiy Terriers weighing more than 2 kilograms are classified as "mini", and those whose weight is 0.9 to 1.3 kg in class "super mini". They are of course more expensive than a dog of standard size and weight, but individual species are not. The appearance of these "kids" in litters from parents with a standard weight, is a coincidence, and all attempts of breeders to bring a new kind of Yorkie is smaller, as a rule, are not crowned with success.
By purchasing this puppy, you should clearly understand that this is a lot, but the breeder you about this may not to say. The fact that small species, in their majority, have health problems, which can be revealed only after some time. The most serious abnormality is an abnormal position of the liver, which causes death of the dog in 1-3 years. In addition, these "kids" are sensitive to any infection and they require constant watch at the vet. A normal dog standard weight does not need constant veterinary care, rarely sick and live on average to 15 years.