Deer in the Countryside by Denny Gould

Deer in the Countryside

July 2013
Double Knitting Yarn - see notes
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
40 x 40 cm (16 x 16 inches)
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Materials - All Double Knitting yarn
100 gram ball light green for the grass and back of cushion
50 gram ball dark green for trees and back of cushion
50 gram ball white for clouds and back of cushion

Small amounts of -
light blue for the sky
light brown for the deer
beige for the deer
orange for deer and landscape
dark brown for tree trunks and the eyes on the deer
leaf green for landscape
mid green for landscape

Suggested yarns to use:
Sirdar Country Style DK and Sirdar Hayfield Bonus DK
Rowan Pure Wool DK
Rico Essentials Merino DK

1 pair of 4 mm (UK8 - USA6) and 1 pair of 3 1/4 mm (UK10 - USA3) knitting needles
5 buttons

The cushion is knitted in one piece starting off from half way at the back with stripes, then knitting from the Intarsia Chart, finishing the other half of the back with stripes and buttonholes.

This pillow is part of the “In the Countryside” collection which includes the popular Sheep in the Countryside Knitting Pattern

Both patterns are available to download in one pattern e-book from my website for £4.50 (approximately $6.50)