Daffydowndilly by Janice Anderson


June 2013
Rico Design Essentials Cotton DK
DK (11 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
400 - 568 yards (366 - 519 m)
One size-to fit Wee Black Face Sheep pattern
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Daffydowndilly is the April outfit for Wee Black Faced Sheep. All monies raised from sales of this pattern will be donated to the Aberdeen branch of SANDS.
For the year April 2013- April 2014, £35 has been donated to the Aberdeen branch of SANDS, a huge thank you to everyone who bought the pattern.

Recommended Gauge

With 2.5 mm (US 1 1/2) needles and Dk weight yarn, 16 sts and 23 rows to 5 cm (2 inch), measured over stocking stitch.

Needles and Notions:

  • 1 pair 2.5 mm (US 1 1/2) knitting needles
  • 50 cm (20 inches) 12 mm (1/2 inch) wide elastic for overskirt and head dress.
  • Tapestry & household needle
  • 1 x small green button
  • 1 reel of soft pliable wire in silver or gold.

The wire is necessary to keep the petals in shape. Therefore, Daffydowndilly is not suitable for small children.