Cuckoo by Sarah Alderson
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May 2014
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
125 yards (114 m)
One size
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This chubby little cuckoo would make a great gift and friend!
Knitted flat and seamed, he uses short-row shaping to form his round belly and wings. He is easy and quick to knit in chunky yarn. Keep the spring sunshine in your life with this cheeky cuckoo!


Length - 23 cm (9”)
Height - 15 cm (6”)

Notions & Yarn:

Chunky weight yarn (shown in Wendy Merino Chunky; 100% superwash merino wool)

cloud 2470 (white) - 30 m (33 yds)
soot 2477 (dark grey) - 40 m (44 yds)
pumice 2472 (light grey) - 40 m (44 yds)

Scraps of DK weight yellow yarn and chunky weight black yarn for decoration
Toy stuffing
4.5 mm knitting needles
Sewing needle

Gauge: 18 stitches and 30 rows in 10cm x 10cm (4x4”)