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Farmer Drabble and Sheep


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Farmer Drabble is looking after his sheep called Skip. 

THE PATTERN INCLUDES:  Row numbers for each step so you don’t lose your place, instructions for making the farmer and sheep, 18 photos, a list of abbreviations and explanation of some techniques, a materials list and recommended yarns.  

TECHNIQUES:  The crook (the shepherd’s staff) is i-cord knitted on two double pointed needles, and all the other pieces are knitted flat on a pair of straight knitting needles.  You will need to cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, change colours at the ends of a row (knit stripes), knit i-cord and sew seams.  The sheep pattern incorporates knitted bobbles for feet, and instructions on how to knit a bobble are included in the pattern.

FINISHED SIZE: Farmer Drabble is approximately 14cm tall (including the cap) and Skip the sheep is 7cm tall.

Independent Designer
Amanda Berry
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2 x 5mm black beads for the sheep’s eyes, small amount of white felt fabric, sewing needle and thread, a 20-30cm length of pipe cleaner for the crook
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