Sheep Cushion by Julia Marsh

Sheep Cushion

Knitting
February 2018
both are used in this pattern
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in Loop stitch
US 15 - 10.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
6.0 mm (J)
295 - 301 yards (270 - 275 m)
one size 46cm x 36cm
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A fun, eye catching sheep cushion.
Knitted in chunky wool yarn in loop stitch with a contrasting head
and feet in DK yarn and stocking stitch.

Yarn
Rowan Big Wool x3 100g balls shade 00001
Rowan Hemp Tweed x1 50g ball shade 138 Pumice
Small amount of black DK yarn for features

Needles
10mm circular needle no more than 80cm long
4.5mm pair of straight knitting needles

Notions
6mm crochet hook
Spare contrast yarn for stitch marker
Cushion pad 46 cm x 36 cm
Buttons x6 approx. 25 mm diameter
Sewing thread for the buttons
Large handful of toy filling for head and feet
Blunt Tapestry needle

Tension
Body of cushion: 9 sts x 10 rows over 10 cm in loop stitch
Head: 19 sts x 28 rows over 10 cm in stocking stitch

Finished Size
Approximately 46 cm x 36 cm