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Hi folks! I'm Annie and I have been crafting since before I knew what "crafting" was. I took up knitting in 2002 on a whim when I found a pamphlet in a Michaels store. I've been hooked ever since. ...

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from Wattsolak Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Howard

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • three needle bind off

Pattern Description:

A squishy dachshund with an irresistible smile! Who couldn't use a little sidekick to brighten their day?

This friendly little dog is an easy knit, worked from the rear to the front. The appendages are knit separately then attached, allowing for maximum floppiness.

The pattern gives two different gauges so you can work with either sport weight yarn or with worsted weight yarn.


20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette for Large

24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in stockinette for Small

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 15" long for Small size, 20" long for Larger


  • 150yds for yarn, either sport for the Small version or worsted for the Large
  • US size 6 needles for the Larger -OR- US size 4 needles for the Small (DPNs or long circular for magic loop)
  • small amount of dark gray or dark brown yarn for the nose, mouth, and eyes

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • two stitch markers if doing magic loop
  • fiberfill

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