Knitted Nest by Clare Doornbos

Knitted Nest

August 2009
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
20 yards (18 m)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

A knitted lovenest or small textured bowl. Just 5” in diameter and perfect for two snuggled up Knit Chicks.

For a BEGINNER knitter. The Knitted Nest is an excellent introduction to the technique of short row shaping which is fully explained in the pattern. It is knitted flat on straight needles and has only one seam.

Short row shaping (explained in pattern)
garter stitch.
Some sewing

20 yards od Bulky weight yarn in a nestlike colour
Size 5.5mm needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
Tapestry needle