Fox Pillow by Susan B. Anderson
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Fox Pillow

Knitting
December 2015
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
240 yards (219 m)
12-inch square

Excerpted from Susan B. Anderson’s Kids’ Knitting Workshop by Susan B. Anderson (Artisan Books). Copyright 2015. Photographs by Lauren Volo. Illustrations by Alison Kolesar.
Fox Pillow
Every home needs a fox pillow! This is a good project for learning a few new tricks such as how to make a buttonhole using a yarn over. You will also knit back and forth while doing some shaping at the same time. These are important skills to learn to improve your knitting and continue making more challenging projects. Don’t worry, though: I’ll take you through the new skills step-by-step!

Finished measurement
12-inch square

Yarn
2 skeins white Bulky Weight (about 240 yards); 1 skein orange Bulky Weight (about 120 yards); small amount of black Bulky Weight for the ears

Needles
US size 10 / 6 mm, 24-inch circular needles

Gauge
3½ stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

Other things you need
Stitch marker
Ruler or tape measure
Scissors
Yarn needle
12-inch pillow form
Sewing pins
Sewing needle and black thread