Cyanobacteria Filament by Dawn Finney

Cyanobacteria Filament

October 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
About 7 inches long
This pattern is available for $2.00 USD buy it now

Before dinosaurs, before reptiles, even before fish, cyanobacteria ruled the Earth!

Forming clumps in shallow seas, these little beauties changed the atmosphere of our early planet and changed the course of life forever.

Why not celebrate the beginnings of life, and cheer up your desk or lab, with a cute little plush cyanobacteria filament!

The ButterflyLove pdf Cyanobacteria Filament knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions to make your own paleobotanist’s treat.

This pattern only involves knitting flat and is suitable for a beginner/intermediate knitter. You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice or have any other queries.

What you will need:

2 knitting needles (US2/2.75mm or as per tension advice)
10g DK green yarn
Polyfil stuffing
2 or more plastic toy safety eyes (6mm)
1 tapestry needle for finishing

Skills used:

Casting on and off

Stitches used:

Stocking stitch

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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.

All knitting patterns in ButterflyLove1’s Ravelry shop have been designed and written by Dawn Finney and are protected by law. © 2015 D Finney