Socrates the Owl by Nicky Epstein
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Socrates the Owl

September 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
150 yards (137 m)

All the animals come to the wise Socrates the Owl for knitting advice. Knit up his body with a simple slip stitch pattern. Then whip up his arms, beak, eyes, feathers, and feet with fun textures.

• 1 ball each in #041 Grey Marble and #305 Pearl Mist
• Small quantities in rust and yellow

Like all of the cuddly creatures in this book, Socrates can be knit to different sizes by using different yarn weights and gauges. Need it oversized? Use bulky or jumbo yarn. Need it tiny? Try a finer weight. It’s as simple as that.