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Glittery Sheep
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Glitter Eyelash - Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend - Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Roving Wool
Pattern Number: L10533 Ever wonder where sparkling yarn comes from? Glittery sheep of course! (Not really, but wouldn't that be fun?) Knit this little friend with Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Glitter Eyelash to give her a shiny, soft fleece.

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

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

5800-550 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Glitter Eyelash Yarn: Sterling

Cool gray with silver glitter


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.49
Note: (A)

5400-551 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn: Cobweb

Palest gray


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Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: (B)

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

Dark blue-black


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.49
Note: (C)

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
STITCH EXPLANATION:
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. Sheep Body is knit with one strand each of A and B held together.
3. Ears and Legs are worked separately and sewed to Sheep.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY
With one strand each of A and B held tog, beg at lower edge of body, cast on 6 sts.
Rows 1 and 2: Knit.
Row 3: Kfb in each st across - 12 sts at the end of this row.
Row 4: Rep Row 1.
Row 5: Rep Row 3 - 24 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 6-14: Rep Row 1.
Row 15: (K2tog) across - 12 sts.
Row 16: Rep Row 1.
Change to C.
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)
With C, 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)
With C, 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, stuffing lightly before sewing closed.
Wth B, embroider a straight st nose.

Sew Ears and Legs.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
rnd(s) = round(s)
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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