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Owl and the Pussycat Sweater to Knit

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Owl and the Pussycat Sweater to Knit
Owl and the Pussycat Sweater to Knit
Owl and the Pussycat Sweater to Knit

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl

Pattern Description:

This is one of 4 nursery rhyme sweaters to knit, with the design on the front and back of each sweater. (The other 3 are Humpty Dumpty, Queen of Hearts and The Cow Jumped Over the Moon.)

Easy to follow full color stitch charts are provided for each side, and there are instructions for changing yarn colors for the intarsia design. Sleeves are picked up from the drop shoulder and knit down to the wrist for a custom fit.


10 sts and 12 rows = 2" (5cm).

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2, 6, 10, small, medium


  • Yarn: double knitting or worsted cotton or wool, light blue yarn 175 yards (160m) to 560 yards (510m), dark blue yarn 50 yards (45m) to 140 yards (130m), 35 yards (32m) each of green, brown, black, grey and white, 1 yard (1m) of gold
  • Size 8 (5mm) knitting needles

You Will Also Need:

  • sittch markers
  • 2 stitch holders
  • Large tapestry needle (blunt point) for finishing

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Plymouth Yarn Encore DK