Shelley the Turtle by Nicky Epstein
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Shelley the Turtle

September 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
150 yards (137 m)

Shelley is knit in Stockinette stitch with a simple central shell pattern. Knit a shell ridge and tail before assembling and embroidering face.

1 ball each in #9740 Seedling and #9839 Maine Woods

Like all animals in this book, Shelley can be knitted at any gauge for the desired size. Need it oversized? Use bulky or jumbo yarn. Need it tiny? Try a finer weight. It’s as simple as that.