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Fluffy Little Sheep
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Roving Wool
Pattern Number: L10204 Celebrate the animals who give us wonderful wool with these these fluffy, cuddly sheep. These amigurumi are adorable in Martha Stewart Crafts Roving Wool.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 3 1/2 in. (9 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

5200-598 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Roving Wool Yarn: Snowdrift

Light cream


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Note: (A)

5200-524 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Roving Wool Yarn: Toffee

Cool light brown


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Note: (B)

5200-553 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Roving Wool Yarn: Umbrella

Dark blue-black


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Note: (C)

5200-549 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Roving Wool Yarn: Dolphin Gray

Silver gray


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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing MATERIALS NOTE Sheep can be made using A, B, and C, or B, C, and D.
STITCH EXPLANATION:
Loop st
1.

Knit next st, but do not drop from left hand needle.


2.

Bring the yarn between the needles from the back to the front and wrap it around your thumb.

Holding the loop on your thumb, take the yarn to the back again, between the needles.
3.

Knit into the same st as in Step #1 and drop it from the left hand needle.
4.

Pass the first st over the second and drop the loop.



kfb (knit into front and then back)
An increase worked as follows:
1.

Knit the next st through the front loop, but do not remove the st from your left hand needle.


2.

Knit the same st once more, this time inserting your needle through the back loop of the st.

You will have created 2 loops (sts) on your right hand needle.
3.

Drop the st from your left hand needle - you have increased 1 st.

NOTES:
1. Sheep is knit in one piece, then seamed and stuffed.
2. Ears and Legs are worked separately and sewed to Sheep.



COLOR COMBINATIONS
Combination #1: Work body with A, head with C, ears and legs with C, and embroider nose with B.


Combination #2: Work body with B, head and ears with D, legs with C, and embroider nose with C.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY
Beg at lower edge of body, cast on 6 sts.
Row 1 (WS): Knit.
Row 2 (RS): Work Loop st in each st across.
Row 3: Kfb in each st across - 12 sts at the end of this row.
Row 4: Rep Row 2.
Row 5: Rep Row 3 - 24 sts at the end of this row.
Row 6: Rep Row 2.
Row 7: Knit.
Row 8: Rep Row 2.
Rows 9-14: Repeat last 2 rows.
Row 15: (K2tog) across - 12 sts.
Row 16: Rep Row 2.
Change to head color.
Shape Head
Beg with a WS (purl) row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 5 rows.
Next Row: (K2tog) across - 6 sts at the end of this row.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.

Thread tail through rem sts and pull to gather.

Knot yarn to secure.



EARS (make 2)
Cast on 4 sts.
Row 1 (WS): Purl.
Row 2: K2tog across - 2 sts.
Row 3: P2tog.

Fasten off.

Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.



LEGS (make 4)
Cast on 8 sts.
Beg with a WS row, work in St st for 3 rows.
Last Row (RS): K2tog across - 4 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.

Thread tail through rem sts and pull to close opening.

With same tail, seam sides of Leg from bound-off edge to cast-on edge.



FINISHING
Seam Body and head.

Stuff lightly before sewing closed.

Wth color as desired, embroider a straight st nose.

Sew Ears to head and Legs to body.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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