Rockin' Robins by Amanda Berry

Rockin' Robins

Knitting
November 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 8.5 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
The finished large robin is 12cm tall (when standing) and the smaller robin is 6cm tall.
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The Rockin’ Robins are ready for a boogie at their Christmas party! The bigger robin is suitable for advanced beginners, and uses intarsia colour-work to make the red breast. The smaller bird is suitable for confident beginners, changing colour at the end of a row to make the red body and a brown head.

Designed by Amanda Berry @fluffandfuzz, the robins are knitted in acrylic DK yarns on single pointed needles (not in the round).

NEEDLES
A pair of 3.5mm straight single pointed knitting needles (US 4).

RECOMMENDED YARN
Stylecraft Special Double Knit; double knitting/light worsted weight; 100% acrylic; one 100g/295m skein in each shade.


NOTIONS
Tapestry needle, toy filling, a stitch holder, buttons and white felt scraps for eyes.

SIZES
One size only - The large robin is 12cm tall (when standing) and the smaller robin 6cm tall.

TECHNIQUES
For confident beginners and above, other techniques used include casting on and off, knits, purls, increases and decreases, and seaming to finish.

PATTERN INFO
This knitting pattern is a pdf download, 5 pages, and written in English. Patterns for personal use only; not for resale. Copyright © 2014 Amanda Berry; All rights reserved.