Stem Cell by Butterflylove1

Stem Cell

February 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
50 - 60 yards (46 - 55 m)
About 2.5 inches (7cm) in diameter
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Stem cells are certainly fascinating! Able to differentiate into many different types of cells, they offer huge potential for the cure of many different illnesses and even to repair or replace injured body parts. Wow!

Why not knit up a few as a super cool gift for the scientist, biologist or medic in your life?!

The ButterflyLove pdf Stem Cell knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions to make your own little cluster of cells.

This pattern only involves knitting flat and is suitable for a beginner knitter. You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice or have any other queries. The finished stem cell is approximately 2.5 inches (7cm) in diameter if you work to the recommended tension.

What you will need:

2 knitting needles (US2.5/3mm or as per tension advice)
5g dark pink yarn per cell (Sirdar Snuggly DK 484 ‘Cherry Pie’)
10g medium pink yarn per cell (Sirdar Snuggly DK 481 ‘Perky Pink’)
Polyfil toy stuffing
2 plastic toy safety eyes (9mm)
1 tapestry needle for finishing

Skills used: Casting on and off, Increasing and Decreasing, Applique (sewing)

Stitches used: Stocking stitch

The pdf file will be made available for download once payment has been received.

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.

All knitting patterns in ButterflyLove1’s Ravelry shop have been designed and written by Dawn Finney and are protected by law.
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