A striking cushion featuring a fluffy flock of sheep.
Measurements 40 cm x 40 cm (16in x 16in)
Materials – All Double Knitting yarn except for the White Sheep 2-50 gram ball light green for the front and back 1-25 gram ball light blue for the back 1-25 gram ball white for the back 1-25 gram ball Sirdar Snuggly Snowflake Chunky Small amount of black for the sheep
Suggested yarns to use: Sirdar Country Style DK and Sirdar Hayfield Bonus DK Rowan Pure Wool DK Rico Essentials Merino DK
1 pair of 4 mm (UK8 – USA6) and 1 pair of 3 ¼ mm (UK10 – USA3) knitting needles 4 buttons
Tension 22 sts and 28 rows to 10 cm (4 in) over stocking stitch on 4 mm needles)
The cushion is knitted in one piece. The back has a button opening and is knitted in stripes of 5 rows per colour. Add some lovely sheep buttons to add interest to the back of the cushion.
If you already have DK yarns (8 ply) in similar colours they could be used as long as they match the gauge 22 sts and 28 rows to 4" (10 cm) over stocking stitch