Algae Filament by Dawn Finney

Algae Filament

August 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
25 - 35 yards (23 - 32 m)
About 5.25 inches (13cm) long
This pattern is available for $2.00 USD buy it now

Algae are truly beautiful. Often found in bodies of water, they are also sometimes found surviving in more challenging environments such as ice and snow.

Why not knit your own algae filament as an example of fortitude for when your own life gets tough?

The ButterflyLove pdf Algae Filament knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions to make your own botanist’s treat.

This pattern only involves knitting flat and is suitable for a beginner/intermediate knitter. You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice or have any other queries.

What you will need:

2 knitting needles (US2/2.75mm or as per tension advice)
10g green yarn per algae filament (e.g. Sirdar Snuggly DK 483 ‘Whizz’)
Two or more black toy safety eyes (6mm)
Polyfil toy stuffing
1 tapestry needle for finishing

Skills used: Casting on and off, Increasing and Decreasing

Stitches used: Stocking stitch

This pattern is sold on the condition that it will be used for personal use only, e.g. making gifts for family and friends, not for commercial purposes.

All knitting patterns in ButterflyLove1’s Ravelry shop have been designed and written by Dawn Finney and are protected by law.

© 2018 D Finney