Cabled Sheep by Lion Brand Yarn

Cabled Sheep

January 2012
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
116 - 230 yards (106 - 210 m)
4 in. (10 cm) tall
This pattern is available for free.

What crafters don’t love sheep, the creatures that give us so much lovely wool? Celebrate sheep and knitting with an amigurumi lamb toy. (Lion Brand Yarn)

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

2 colors, 1 ball each:
Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Roving Wool (Article #5200) OR
Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Alpaca Blend (Article #5500)

Double-Pointed Needles - Size 6
Split Ring Stitch Markers
Fiberfill stuffing
Small amount of scrap yarn for eyes and nose

Special Stitches:
2/2 LC (2 over 2 left cross)
2/2 RC (2 over 2 right cross)
RT (Right Twist)
2/2 RPC (2 over 2 right purl cross)
2/2 LPC (2 over 2 left purl cross)
Wrap 4

Cable pattern charts are provided.

Lion Brand Construction Notes:

Sheep Body, Ears, Tail and Legs are worked back and forth in rows on 2 double pointed needles (dpn); Head is worked in the round on 3 dpn.

Sheep Body is knit in 2 pieces beg at bottom, then stuffed and seamed.

Ears, Tail and Legs are worked separately and sewn to Sheep; Head is picked up and knit in the round.

Available in different colorways:

Martha Stewart Crafts Roving Wool (Article #5200)
L10526 (January 2012) Snowdrift & Umbrella
L10526B (February 2012) Toffee & Umbrella

Martha Stewart Crafts Alpaca Blend (Article #5500)
L10526C (February 2012) Buttermilk & Magpie
L10526D (February 2012) Buttermilk & Darjeeling

See also:
Fluffy Little Sheep
Glittery Sheep
Shiny Little Lamb
Sweet Seed Stitch Lamb