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Sylvia Leake on craftsy.com
Buckinghamshire, England

I have a passion for designing knitwear for babies and children, I then write up the designs as patterns to share with other knitters. Inspiration comes from the countryside near where I live and my ...

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A Foxy Pillow

from Sleake Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : A Foxy Pillow
A Foxy Pillow
A Foxy Pillow
A Foxy Pillow
A Foxy Pillow

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • increase
  • decrease
  • cast on
  • bind off
  • seed stitch
  • intarsia

Pattern Description:

Snuggle up on the sofa with this fabulous fox pillow, he is so soft and cuddly! The pillow stands 23.5inches high (to the top of the ears) and 13.5inches wide (across the tummy).
He is knit in 3 pieces using intarsia for the colourwork, stockinette stitch and seed stitch for texture. The pattern includes row by row instructions, charts and photographs.
Change the burnt orange shade for gray and you could make him a wolf friend!


9.5 stitches and 13 rows to 10cm/4in using 9mm/US 13 needles over stocking stitch after light steaming.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 23.5inches high and 13.5inches wide


  • knitting needles (1 pair 9mm/US 13)
  • Super bulky yarn - 240g in main color, 60g in contrast color and 10g in smoky/black
  • stitch holder
  • tapestry needle
  • toy stuffing or wadding

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Big Wool or any super bulky wool/wool acrylic mix