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Author of "Grounded: The Seven", editrix of the WWMDfK series ("What Would Madame Defarge Knit? Creations Inspired by Classic Characters"), host of CraftLit: a podcast for crafters who love books, ...

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Wensleydale
Wensleydale Wensleydale

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • increase, decrease, seam/attach pieces

Pattern Description:

Wensleydale is a quick-to-knit buddy for Cheddar, the CraftLit critter.

Knit with 30yds or so, Wensleydale is a great way to use up leftover sock yarn. And you can knit him in one night.

DO NOT use safety eyes if you're going to let your cat have at him, though. Embroidery would be safer for all involved.


8 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3" (give or take)


  • US 0 - 2.0 mm dpn,

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle, safety eyes (optional)

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