Thursday, February 25, 2010 Cool Patterns (Issue 30)

Mr. Popper's Penguin
by Laura Nelkin

Mr. Popper's Penguin was the result of combining a favorite book with the need for a cover for a red hot water bottle.  The result is snuggly, wooly, whimsical, and warm.
SIZE:  One Size, to fit standard hot water bottle approx 8 inches wide x 13 inches high.  (Approx 15.5 inches tall x 17 inches around at widest point. Since piece is felted, final size can be adjusted during the felting process.)

Knit in Cascade 220 (100% Peruvian Highland Wool - 229 yards per 100 g)
[MC] #8555 (black); 2 skeins
[CC1] #8010 (cream); 1 skein
[CC2] #7824 (orange); 5 grams

Knotty but Nice
Designed by Natalie Larson
A great 1 skein hat perfect for anyone - including yourself.

Knit in 220 Superwash (220 yards per 100 g) - Color 841

Finished measurements - 15" circumference (unstretched) and 7.5" high (Will fit up to 24" head)

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