Basic Skills Necessary:
- Knit, Purl, Increase, Decrease, seaming, Knit in the round on Dpn's, Simple intarsia color knitting, backstitch.
My newest pillow design is different from my other ones in that the front and back of the pillow are both utilized so that it can also double as a three dimensional toy.
20 sts & 26 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch with 4mm straight knitting needles.
Sizing / Finished Measurements:
- Approximately 18" tall (to the tip of the spike on the head) and 23" wide (to the tip of the tail).
- 257g of worsted weight yarn in MC (sample was knit using Caron Simply Soft) 45g of worsted weight yarn in CC 23g of worsted weight yarn in white A scrap of black yarn for the mouth Set of 5 4mm (US 6) 7" double pointed needles 4mm (US 6) straight knitting needles 12" X 16" pillow form Stuffing White & black felt Felt in a color to match the spikes Scissors Sewing needle White & black thread Thread in a color to match the felt you are using for the spots. Yarn needle Stitch marker