1:12th scale Insect Cushions by Frances Powell
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1:12th scale Insect Cushions

Knitting
January 2004
Cobweb ?
US 5/0 - 1.0 mm
This pattern is available for £2.75 GBP
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Materials required:
Ladybird (Ladybug) -
size 19 (1.00 mm/US size 5/0) knitting needles, 28 yards/25 metres of 1-ply wool in black, 14 yards/12.5 metres of 1-ply wool in red, small amount of white for embroidering features, stuffing material.
Bee - size 19 (1.00 mm/US size 5/0) knitting needles, 28 yards/25 metres of 1-ply wool in black, 14 yards/12.5 metres of 1 ply wool in each of yellow and white, stuffing material.

These cushions were popular in the 1960’s and 1970’s

Finished sizes:
Bee – approx. 2-inches/5 cm long by ¾-inch/2 cm wide
Ladybird – approx. 1½-inches/3 cm long by 1-inch/2.5 cm wide

Gauge – Gauge is not important for this project as cushions can be any size in reality.

These also make lovely miniature toys for human sized children!

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