Woolly Wee Sheep by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas

Woolly Wee Sheep

Knitting
November 2018
Two Versions: Fingering or DK
Stockinette
3.25 mm (D)
50 - 60 yards (46 - 55 m)
Two Gauges: Fingering & DK weight versions
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What knitter doesn’t dream of having their own sheep? These handknit friends, created by Freshy Millsap, are a wee bit easier to care for than a real herd. Choose stockinette or garter stitch for fleecy variety—and knit your own flock!

FINISHED SIZES
Fingering Weight Version: Tiny Wee Sheep: Approx. 3”/7.5cm tall x 4”/10cm long.

DK Weight Version: Larger Wee Sheep: Approx. 4”/10cm tall x 5”/12.5cm long.

Fingering Weight Version:
Tiny Wee Sheep: 2 skeins Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift (115 yds/105m each): 1 each of main color (MC) and contrast color (CC). Makes approx. 5–6 sheep.
Or approx. 22 yds/20m MC and 12 yds/11m CC in an equivalent fingering-weight yarn per sheep.

DK Weight Version:
Larger Wee Sheep: 2 skeins Jamieson’s Double Knitting (82 yds/75m each): 1 each of main color (MC) and contrast color (CC). Makes approx. 3–4 sheep.
Or approx. 27 yds/25m MC and 16 yds/15m CC in an equivalent DK-weight yarn per sheep.
Both sizes: Approx. 15 yds/14m of crewel or fingering-weight yarn for embellishing.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS:
Fingering Weight Version:
Tiny Wee Sheep: US 1-1/2 (2.5mm) set of 5 double-point needles, or size to obtain gauge.
US 0 (2mm) set of 5 double-point needles, or 2 sizes smaller than gauge needle.

DK Weight Version:
Larger Wee Sheep: US 3 (3.25mm) set of 5 double-point needles, or size to obtain gauge.
US 1 (2.25mm) set of 5 double-point needles, or 2 sizes smaller than gauge needle.