Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Molecule by Butterflylove1

Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) Molecule

May 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
80 - 90 yards (73 - 82 m)
About 4 inches (10cm) wide
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WARNING - avoid contact with water at all costs! ButterflyLove accepts no responsibility for any damage to person or property that many be caused by the resulting hydrochloric acid - handle at your own risk!

This molecule makes a great fun gift for the scientist in your life - particularly if you knit a squeaky version!

Teachers might also find them a good way to interest their students when talking about basic scientific concepts such as the structure of simple molecules.

The ButterflyLove Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) pdf knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions and is suitable for a beginner/intermediate knitter.

You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice or have any other queries.

What you will need:

2 knitting needles (US3/3.25mm or as per tension advice)
10-15g green DK yarn (e.g. Sirdar Snuggly DK 480 ‘Cutie Clover’)
5g white DK yarn (e.g. Sirdar Snuggly DK 251 ‘White’)
2 black plastic toy safety eyes (9mm)
Polyfil toy stuffing
1 tapestry needle for finishing

Skills used: Casting on and off, Increasing and Decreasing

Stitches used: Stocking stitch

The pattern will be made available for download once payment has been received.

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This pattern is sold on the condition that it will be used for personal use only, e.g. making gifts for family and friends, not for commercial purposes. (c) Dawn Finney 2019