Sproutz Seedling by Sarah Schira

Sproutz Seedling

Knitting
October 2023
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 4 - 3.5 mm
39 - 77 yards (36 - 70 m)
approximately plum, orange, grapefruit (see below for measurements)
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Sometimes when you’re feeling really great, it’s like you’re sprouting with joy. Seedlings like base jumping, watercolour painting, and hiding in trees to watch birds.

Sizes
Small (Medium, Large)
Height: 3.5 (4.5, 6.5)” / 9 (11.5, 16.5) cm
Circumference: 7.25 (9.5, 11.5)” / 18.5 (24, 29) cm

Skills Used
•knit and purl
•working in the round
•k2tog, ssk
•kfb, M1L, M1R
•i-cord
• 3-needle bind-off
•embroidery

Extensive video help is provided. Landmark stitches are used to help with eye positioning.

Materials
•Worsted Weight Yarn
1 skein each of 2 colours Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% superwash merino); 11o yd. / 101 m per 50 gskein, plus about 12” / 30 cm of Black

Colours Shown
Small: Peapod (C1), Rainforest Heather (C2)
Medium: Wonderland Heather (C1), Estuary Heather (C2)
Large: Blossom Heather (C1), Throne (C2)

Approximate Yardage (with a 15% buffer)
Small (Medium, Large)
C1: 22 (33, 44) yds. / 20 (30, 40) m - 10 (15, 20) g
C2: 17 (27, 33) yds. / 16 (25, 30) m - 8 (12, 15) g
Plus about 12” / 30 cm of Black

•Needles  
US 4 / 3.5 mm needles for knitting small circumference in the round or size needed to get gauge

•Notions
2 safety eyes (1 cm for Small, 1.5 cm for Medium & Large), yarn needle, a beginning of round marker, stitch markers, roving polyfill stuffing, weighted stuffing like poly pellets/aquarium gravel/dried beans

This pattern has been tech edited and test knit.