Owl & Kitten Toys by Susan B. Anderson

Owl & Kitten Toys

December 2015
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
120 yards (110 m)
4-inches tall
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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.

Owl & Kitten Toys
The shape of this pint-size toy makes for either a sweet little owl or a lovable tiny kitten. You don’t need much yarn, and you could even add stripes to your toy if you’d like. Felt eyes and ears are stitched on with a needle and thread after the toy is knit, to bring your character to life!

Finished measurements
4 inches tall, 4½ inches wide

1 skein Bulky weight (less than 100 yards needed for each toy)

US size 9 / 5.5 mm, 12-inch circular needles

4 stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

Other things you’ll need
Stitch marker
Ruler or tape measure
Yarn needle
Poly-pellets (optional)
Fiberfill stuffing
Paper and pencil
Small amounts of felt
Embroidery needle
Black embroidery floss
Sewing pins
Fabric glue or sewing needle and matching thread