Couch Potato by Dawn Finney

Couch Potato

May 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
US 3 - 3.25 mm
302 yards (276 m)
About 11 inches high by 9 inches wide
This pattern is available for $3.00 USD buy it now

Love your sofa?

Why not cuddle up for the night with this super cute and squashy couch potato. It’s even soft enough to use as a pillow if you need to have a quick nap. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!

It’s a great gag or housewarming gift and adds a fun touch to any room without being overwhelming.

The ButterflyLove Couch Potato pdf knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions and handy hints along the way to help you make the perfect sofa companion. Your finished couch potato should measure approximately 11 inches high and 9 inches wide - a lovely size to cuddle!

This pattern is suitable for a beginner knitter. Please note however that it’s a large project, so do allow at least couple of evenings, or even a week, to create your potato.

You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice.

What you will need:

2 knitting needles (US3/3.25mm or as per tension advice)
100g double knit (DK) beige yarn (e.g. Paintbox Yarns Simply DK 107 ‘Vanilla Cream’)
5g of black/dark brown yarn or embroidery floss (e.g. Paintbox Yarns Simply DK 110 ‘Coffee Bean’)
2 black toy safety eyes – 18mm
Polyfil toy stuffing (approximately 250g)
1 tapestry needle for finishing

Skills used: Casting on and off, Increasing and decreasing, Embroidery

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.

(c) 2017 Dawn Finney