Bobble Sheep Pillow in Super Soft Merino by Purl Soho

Bobble Sheep Pillow in Super Soft Merino

Knitting
March 2013
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
3 stitches = 1 inch
in garter stitch with larger needles
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
458 yards (419 m)
one size, see notes
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MATERIALS

Get all the yarn you’ll need to make your own Bobble Sheep Pillow with the Bobble Sheep Pillow Bundle. It includes…

  • Main Yarn: 4 skeins of Purl Soho’s Super Soft Merino, 100% merino wool, in the color Heirloom White, Toasted Charcoal or Soft Black.
  • Contrast Yarn: 1 skein of Blue Sky’s Sport Weight Alpaca, 100% baby alpaca, in the color 509 Dark Gray.

You’ll also need…

GAUGE
12 stitches = 4 inches in garter stitch with Main Yarn on larger needle

28 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette with Contrast Yarn on smaller needle

SIZE
19 inches wide (from chest to rear) x 14 inches tall (from top of back to bottom of belly)

NOTES
k3tog knit 3 together: This is a right-slanting double decrease. Insert right needle into next three stitches as if to knit, knit all three stitches together as if they were one stitch. 2 stitches decreased

MB Make Bobble: Knit into the next stitch, leaving it on the left needle, (yarn over, knit 1) into same stitch two times. Turn work so wrong side is facing you, k5; turn work so right side is facing you, k2tog; return stitch to left needle, slip remaining three stitches of bobble over the k2tog stitch, knit that stitch, returning it to the right needle. For a full-photo tutorial on how to make this particular bobble, please click here.

sk2p slip 1, k2tog, psso: This is a left-slanting double decrease. Slip 1 purlwise, knit 2 together, pass the slipped stitch over the knit stitch and off the needle. 2 stitches decreased