Otso by Sophie Scott


December 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
207 yards (189 m)
This pattern is available for free.

Designed by Sophie Scott for Loop, London

Meet Otso, a lovely toy bear pattern to knit in The Border Mill for Loop. This delightfully versatile little friend can be knit either flat or in the round, and is designed by our very own former Loopette Sophie Scott.

Finished height: 28cm / 11in tall from feet to head, not
including ears

The Border Mill Alpaca Tweed (worsted weight; 100%
British alpaca; 190m / 207yds per 100g skein)
Shade: Where Breezes Begin (natural version) x 1 skein
or Captain Linneas Tripe (brown version) x 1 skein

4mm (UK 8/US 6) knitting needles suitable for working
small circumferences in the round AND a spare 4mm (UK
8/US 6) circular needle
Stitch holders or smooth waste yarn
Toy stuffing
Toy eyes (optional and not recommended for very
young babies or children)
Toy squeaker or bells (optional)
Darning needle
Darning thread for embroidering details

22 sts and 28 rows to 10cm (4in) over stocking stitch on
4mm needles after blocking.