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By her own admission, Susan B. Anderson has tried practically every craft under the sun. At 19, she taught herself to knit from a pamphlet picked up at a fabric store in her hometown of Madison, ...

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Milk Cow

from Susan B. Anderson
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Milk Cow
Milk Cow
Milk Cow
Milk Cow
Milk Cow
Milk Cow

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • simple increases and decreases

Pattern Description:

In honor of the Dairy State, Wisconsin, which is where I live in Madison, I decided to make a Milk Cow. This pattern was originally published in the holiday special gifts issue of Knit Circus 2011!


5.5 stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 7.5 inches tall


  • US size 6 (4mm) dpns
  • US size 9 needles (optional) for scarf
  • fiberfill
  • embroidery floss for nose and eyes
  • yarn needle
  • scissors
  • ruler or tape measure
  • stitch markers
  • poly-pellets (optional and considered a choking hazard for young children and babies)

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