Highland Cow Head by Louise Walker

Highland Cow Head

July 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 13 - 9.0 mm
75 - 200 yards (69 - 183 m)
Two sizes, mini and giant
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Digital Knitting Pattern for my Highland Cow Head

  • Knit your highland cow in two different sizes, mini or giant
  • Ruggedly handsome
  • Intermediate knit, aimed at confident knitters
  • This project uses loop stitch, a photo tutorial has been included to show you how to loop
  • Knitted using straight needles, there’s no working in the round
  • The digital pattern is written English, with a photo tutorial for sewing up
  • See the listing images for the materials needed
  • This project requires a backing board to finish it, see my haberdashery section for more information

This listing is for a digital pattern only. Once your purchase is complete, Etsy will send an automatic email with a copy of the digital pattern.

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate. This pattern is aimed at knitters who know how to knit, purl, increase and decrease. A photo tutorial has been included for loop stitch, sewing up and mounting the finished head onto the backing board.

STITCHES USED: Knit, purl, increasing, decreasing, loop stitch and mattress stitch for sewing up.

Please note the price of the pattern will vary from country to country due to digital VAT laws. I’ll receive the same amount per sale.


Scheepjes Stone Washed XL - Aran
70% cotton and 30% acrylic, 75m per 50g

M - Main colour - head colour x 1 ball
C - Contrast colour x 25g
H - Hair colour x 15g
B - Black - nose colour - you’ll need a small amount for embroidering the nose

5mm (US 8) knitting needles
50g toy stuffing
Darning needle
2 x 12mm toy eyes and washers
Mini Sincerely Louise trophy board,
available from www.sincerelylouise.co.uk

FINISHED SIZE: 16cm x 20cm x 20cm (6in x 8in x 8in)


Stylecraft Special XL Tweed - Super Chunky
97% acrylic, 3% viscose, 68m per 100g

M - Main colour - head colour x 3 balls
C - Contrast colour x 50g
H - Hair colour x 30g
B - Black - nose colour - you’ll need a small amount for embroidering the nose.

9mm (US 13) knitting needles
200g toy stuffing, darning needle
2 x 24mm toy eyes and washers
DK yarn in the same colour as the M yarn
Giant Sincerely Louise backing board

FINISHED SIZE: 32cm x 36cm x 36cm (13in x 14in x 14in)