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Big Owl

Clare Doornbos' Ravelry Store
Knitting
September 2013
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
170 yards (155 m)
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A Big Owl (10” tall), the perfect size for cuddling. Big Owl can be knitted as a stuffed toy or as a pajama case. Instructions for both are included in this pattern.

For an ADVENTUROUS BEGINNER knitter because the construction uses short row shaping (explained in the pattern) and a little bit of knitting in the round on dpns. Parts of the owl are knitted separately and then sewn on.

SKILLS REQUIRED
Garter (knit) Stitch
Knitting in the round on double pointed needles
Short Row Shaping (fully explained in the pattern)
K2tog

MATERIALS REQUIRED
Bulky weight yarn: approx 150 yds main color and 20 yds yellow
US size 9 (5.5 mm) straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
US size 9 (5.5 mm) double pointed needles
Colored felt for eyes
Tapestry needle
Fiberfill
Thread/Embroidery floss to sew on eyes
For pajama case, two 1” buttons

HINTS AND TIPS to help you with this pattern are available on my blog http://nattyknitter.wordpress.com this is mentioned in the pattern.