Send Us A Tip

Do you have a tip for us? Just like any other popular news site, we accept tips from our readers. It is a quick way to help us find what people are talking about around the globe, what is about to go viral and, of course, what you think should be featured on Bit Rebels.
Please understand that we get hundreds of tips each day, and we can't feature everything. We are dedicatedly looking through all the tips submitted and pick the things we feel will appeal to our audience.

Name * Email *
Website * Related URL *
Subject *
Comment *
Verify That You Are Human... *
+ 3 = 6
Bit Rebels Logo
Clothes Made From Pet Hair

Canine Couture: Sweaters Made From Your Dog’s Hair [9 Pics]

5 Years Ago By Diana Adams

If I suddenly start wearing a sweater made from my dog’s hair, does that mean I’m going to get the urge to chase cars and growl at the neighbors? What about wearing it in the rain? Will it make me smell like a wet dog? If I wear it in the backyard, will I get fleas? Did you know dog hair can be turned into a type of yarn? Yeah, I just have so many questions about this.

I have a big mutt, and he’s a cool dog, but I just don’t know if I would want to wear him. Does that make me a bad owner? I get it that we should reuse our resources, but does dog hair that ends up in the dog brush or on the floor count as a resource or is that just disgusting trash? I guess it depends on how you look at it.

From a concept point of view, this isn’t all that strange. People have been doing this for years. A while back I wrote an article called Custom Hairball Jewelry Made From Your Pet’s Hair. Apparently making these sweaters is a very labor-intensive process, and it takes about six months to collect enough hair to make one sweater. I suppose there are people out there who might like to wear clothes made from other people’s dogs. Well, you can do that too. The website Jolly Fellows sells all kinds of stuff like sweaters, gloves, scarves and other clothes all made from dog hair. I have to stop writing about this now; I’m about to gag. The photographs below were taken by Erwan Fichou.

Clothes Made WIth Pet Hair

Clothes Made With Pet Hair

Clothes Made With Pet Hair

Clothes Made With Pet Hair

Clothes Made With Pet Hair

Clothes Made From Pet Hair

Clothes Made With Pet Hair

Clothes Made With Pet Hair

Clothes Made With Pet Hair

Header Image Credit: [Tumar / Shutterstock]

From Around The Web



September 13th, 2014

do you know of any people or companies who make garments using someone’s pet hair?


kat angiano

February 5th, 2015

I’m looking for someone who will make me something from my passing dog…dog’s hair.. Any info?


Leave A Comment