Metro Pets

By Sharon Gomes Thomas

It’s getting chilly. It’s time to go shopping for boots to warm your toes, and cable knits to make you feel snuggly. Supple leather and creamy cashmere is enough to make anyone love the cold weather. It’s also time for your Fluffy, Fido or Fifi to bundle up in a knitted sweater too. Instead of getting something from the store, why not curl up in front of the fire and knit him a pullover? OK, you’re more likely to curl up in front of the TV, but reaching for knitting needles is made easier by Style Hounds Hand Knits (


Make your own sweater for your style hound. Eight patterns and yarn colors are available in these kits, covering all levels from beginner to experienced. The kits include complete instructions, 100% New Zealand Merino wool and vintage buttons or brass zipper. Create your own designer label sweater with delicious yarns named Persimmon and Lucky Lime. If you’d rather have instant gratification, Style Hounds also offer finished handmade sweaters.

Pick up Style Hound Hand Knits in New York at –
The Woolgathering, 318 E 84th Street
Gotta Knit, 498 Sixth Ave @ 11th Street
Annie & Company Knitting, 1325 Madison Ave
Knitty City, 208 W 79th Street

In Los Angeles –
Spot, 456 S. Robertson Blvd


Bundle you cute puppy in a Puppoose and you’ll definitely turn some heads! The hand crocheted Puppoose is the most ergonomically designed, natural way to carry your pet, says its creator Shannon Beach. The luxuriously lightweight, soft fabric fits any small dog, with 4 holes at the base for limbs, 4 adjustable straps to adjust the length, a neck cushion for your comfort and safety strap to ensure your pets security.

Get this head turning accessory online at
Ph: 818-505-8829

10538 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

346 N. La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90048

Urban Tails
7515 Beverly Blvd, LA, CA 90036

57 Main Street, Madison, NJ 07940

Originally published November 2007
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