Sheep Cushion by Julia Marsh

Sheep Cushion

Knitting
February 2018
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

Alternative yarn suggestion:
Stylecraft XL chunky - cream
Stylecraft special DK - grey

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