Basic Horse by Claire Garland
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Basic Horse

DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
approx 15 3/4 in long and 14 1/4 in tall
This pattern is available for free.

Pattern Description

This is the basic pattern for the horses in the book. Refer to this pattern when knitting them.

Yarn Requirements

  • Horse--a DK weight wool, cotton, or mixed-fiber yarn
  • Muzzle and hooves--DK weight wool, cotton or fixed fiber yarn
  • Mane and tail--lightweight mohair

Additional Materials

  • Felt scraps in 3 colors for outer and inner eyes and nostrils
  • Stranded cotton embroidery thread for sewing on eyes and nostrils
  • Polyester toy stuffing

For specific fabric and thread colors, see individual patterns