Sunspot Paperweight by Butterflylove1

Sunspot Paperweight

May 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
US 3 - 3.25 mm
About 6 inches in diameter
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Looking for something substantial to keep your papers in order and brighten up your office at the same time? This sunspot paperweight ought to do it!

It would also make a great gift for the astronomer or astrophysicist in your life!

The ButterflyLove pdf Sunspot Paperweight knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions and handy hints along the way. It only involves knitting flat and is suitable for a beginner.

You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice or have any other queries.

What you will need:

2 knitting needles (US3/3.25mm or as per tension advice)
50g double knit (DK) yellow yarn
1 skein of orange yarn or embroidery floss
Oddment of black/dark brown yarn or embroidery floss
2 black toy safety eyes – 12mm
Polyfil stuffing
3-4 washed stones or other weights (optional)
1 tapestry needle for finishing

Skills used:

Casting on and off

Stitches used: Stocking stitch

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

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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.

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