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Little Sun with Corona

Knitting
November 2011
This pattern is available for $2.00 USD
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Now there’s no need to wait for a total solar eclipse to see that most peculiar of effects, the sun’s plasma bleeding into the surrounding space to create a corona or ‘crown’!

You can even attempt to sculpt sunspots if the mood takes you!

And why not hang your little sun so it catches the morning light and the corona can blaze away as you get up (or have a sneaky lie in).

The ButterflyLove pdf Little Sun with Corona knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions and handy hints along the way. It is suitable for a beginner/intermediate knitter and you can whip your little sun up in a matter of minutes - so it makes a great stocking stuffer!

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 (US3 or size required to match tension advice)
10g of fibrous worsted yellow yarn
2 Plastic toy eyes (9mm)
Acrylic toy stuffing (polyfil)
1 old toothbrush
1 tapestry needle for sewing up

Skills used:

Casting on and off
Increasing
Decreasing

Stitches used:

Stocking stitch

Like all ButterflyLove patterns, it is knitted flat.

Why not checkout the ButterflyLove knitting pattern collection at:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/ButterflyLove1?section_id=6641225

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.

(c) 2011 Dawn Finney