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A wolf in sheep's clothing
A wolf in sheep's clothing (Toby's coat) by Kate Davies
Knitting
Laser
Lhasa Apso -- a little bigger
Needle and yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
475 yards, 2.06 skeins
Knit Picks Palette
462 yards in stash
0.3 skeins = 69.3 yards (63.4 meters), 15 grams
Doe
Brown
Knit Picks Palette
231 yards in stash
0.49 skeins = 113.2 yards (103.5 meters), 24 grams
Natural/Undyed
Knit Picks Palette
462 yards in stash
0.4 skeins = 92.4 yards (84.5 meters), 20 grams
Brown
Knit Picks Palette
462 yards in stash
0.4 skeins = 92.4 yards (84.5 meters), 20 grams
Gray
Knit Picks Palette
231 yards in stash
0.17 skeins = 39.3 yards (35.9 meters), 8 grams
Black
Knit Picks Palette
1155 yards in stash
0.3 skeins = 69.3 yards (63.4 meters), 15 grams
Ash
Gray
Notes

Laser is on the larger end of the scale as far as Lhasa Apsos go, so I’m making several mods for this to fit him.

Mods

  • upped the gauge by a little bit
  • lengthened the body/rams section
  • cast on more stitches to go around his massive chest
  • added a 5-stitch buttonhole before beginning the sheep so that he can wear a harness underneath for his walks

I started this to get rid of my yarn, but I really enjoyed the whole knitting process. Very fun!

The yarn stretched out quite a bit after his first wear, so I’ve resewn the buttons to make it more snug. That is one very good reason to use the Shetland yarn recommended.

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Finished
February 17 2013
February 23 2013
 
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About this yarn
Palette
by Knit Picks
Fingering / 4 ply
100% Wool
231 yards / 50 grams
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  • Originally queued: February 14, 2013
  • Project created: February 17, 2013
  • Finished: February 24, 2013
  • Updated: February 25, 2013