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The Red Roof Croft House


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Looking out across a loch, surrounded by mountains is a little croft house with a red roof. This knitting pattern was inspired by that house which is located on the Applecross Peninsular, West Coast of Scotland. Make this knitted croft house as a child's toy or add extra weight and use as a bookend. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Cast on, cast off Knit and purl stitches Knit two stitches together Pass stitch over Make stitches using backward loop Work with changes of colour GAUGE Approximately 25 stitches x 34 rows over 10cm (4 inches) in stocking stitch. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approximately 19cm high x 10cm deep x 20cm wide (71/2 ins x 4 ins x 8 ins).

Supplies Needed

  • DK weight yarn in at least three colours
  • Pair of 3 1/4 mm (US 3) knitting needles Two double pointed 3 1/4 mm (US 3) knitting needles.
  • Blunt tapestry needle

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