This is one pattern - it's lovely to knit (bar the size) - there is extra shaping round the curve - and a dart through the middle. This is chunky weight (2 x DK) on 5mm - I might try just 1 DK on 4mm and see how it works out.
This is gorgeous - but my goodness it's hard work! I can't imagine having a dog this big - it's even too big to fit on my wooden dog model.
I have got a 'Joseph' jumper on the needles at the moment - 3 colour single line repeat like the one about - it's my favorite colour repeat pattern - in apple green - fondant pink and aqua blue - it's divine! The I am going to have a go at my new pattern and see how it works. I usually do one run of following the pattern to get the gist of it - after that - anything goes