Caterpillar Draught Excluder by Amanda Berry

Caterpillar Draught Excluder

Knitting
February 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Caterpillar is 75cm long
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This pattern is available from lovecrafts.com for £2.99.

Say hello to this big colourful Caterpillar Draught Excluder; this makes a perfect, friendly home accessory. This pattern has been designed by Amanda Berry @fluffandfuzz using acrylic DK yarns, and is knitted flat on single pointed needles.

RECOMMENDED YARN
Deramores Studio Anti-Pilling DK
Double knitting/light worsted weight
100% acrylic
The Caterpillar uses up to 50g of each of these colours (available in 100g skeins): Green Tea (70064), Paprika (70055), Gingerbread (70022), Blue Haze (70036), Storm Cloud (70065), Merlot (70048), Shiraz (70007) and Butterscotch (70061).

NEEDLES
A pair of 3.75mm straight single pointed knitting needles

NOTIONS
Toy filling
A darning or tapestry needle for seaming
Two 10mm domed black buttons for eyes

SIZES
One Size: Caterpillar is 75cm long.

TECHNIQUES
Work flat on single pointed needles (not in the round).
Other techniques include casting on and off, knits and purls, increases and decreases, knit stripes, and seaming to finish.