Clouds by Squibbly Bups

Clouds

Knitting
March 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
31 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
9cm wide
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An adorable cloud knit in four shades from fair-weather to stormy. Rain is optional. A quick-knit gift or stashbuster project. The clouds are a good size for making into decorations such as mobiles or garlands for a child’s bedroom.

Each cloud is knit flat in two pieces then sewn together and stuffed. The finished clouds are approximately 9 cm (3½ inches) wide.

You will need:

  • Rico Ricorumi Cotton DK in White (001), Silver Grey (058), Mouse Grey (059) and Black (060), about 7g per cloud. You will also need a little Denim (034) if you want to make rain.
  • 3mm (US 2.5) knitting needles.
  • A tapestry needle.
  • Toy stuffing.

Techniques you should know:

  • Casting on and binding off.
  • Knitting and purling.
  • Increasing (kfb) and decreasing.
  • Sewing seams using mattress stitch. (When you buy this pattern you will also receive a free instant download PDF of my Mattress Stitch for Knitted Toys Tutorial).