Witchhazel flying witch by Phoeny
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Witchhazel flying witch

by Phoeny
September 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
15 inches standing and 11 inches sitting
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Witchhazel is not a witch to conform, she is a modern witch with a sense more of fun and adventure than witchcraft, however, come Halloween, she returns to her coven to do all the stuff witches do on Halloween.

Yes she is flying! With the help of a little magic - fishing line to tell the truth - this little witch hangs perfectly balanced from windows, tree branches or where ever you want to show her off.
She can also be used as a shelf sitter or even a branch sitter if making the broom does not appeal to you – although there are full instructions for making it.

She has her ‘familiar’- Scaredy Cat – comes with her on high speed trips on the broom, however, he has a hard job staying on the back upright with speed freak Witchhazel at the helm. The instructions for making him are also included in the pattern.

When finished, she is 15 inches standing and 11 inches sitting
She is knitted flat on 3 and 4mm needles using DK or equivalent yarns throughout, and finished off with little personal touches like beads, old brooches or earrings.

Materials needed
75g black DK/8ply/11 wpi
75g purple DK
10g flesh or pale pink DK
10g white DK or prefered colour for hair
10g shocking pink (for panties)
Scrap of light green DK
A pair of 3mm needles
A pair of 4mm needles
A pair of 5mm black beads (for eyes –optional)
Spare double pointed needle or stitch holder
6 - minimum of 12 inch long - chenille sticks
Odd beads, earrings, tiny buttons, metallic yarn, small charms or what ever you have for decoration.
Plastic drinking straw
10 inch length of bamboo cane or a twig
Old broom or brush bristles or small twigs
Fishing line or dental floss
Cocktail stick for wand
Knitting sewing needle

Abbreviations used
k = knit
p = purl
ss = stockinette stitch – one row knit, one row p
gs = knit every row
k2tog/p2tog = knit or purl the next two stitches together to decrease
inc1 = increase by knitting into the FRONT and the BACK of the next stitch to increase
PLEASE NOTE - if you use any other method than this, your stitch count will NOT work out.