Highland Bull by Sarah Keen
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Highland Bull

December 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 3 - 3.25 mm
140 - 280 yards (128 - 256 m)

From the book “Knitted Farm Animals”:

Highland bulls are easily identified by their exceptionally hairy coats, and their long lustrous forelocks; however, their most notable feature are their distinctive, sweeping horns, which are used to dig through thick snow to find vegetation lying underneath.

Project is worked in Light Worsted.

Required materials:

  • 280 yards (3 oz, 80g) reddish-brown (A)
  • 140yd (1.5 oz/ 40g) brown (B)
  • 35 yards (1.5oz, 10g) light brown (C)
  • Scrap of black for features
  • A pair of size 3 US (3.25mm) needles
  • polyester fiberfill
  • 2 pipe cleaners
  • Straight pins
  • tapestry needle
  • tweezers for stuffing small parts