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Introducing the Cascade Critter!

This week the Cascade Critter came to be. He came together quickly and is already getting into all sorts of trouble. You can follow his adventures on Instagram as well as on the Cascade Yarns social media feed. To make your own Critter you need 1 skein of Pacific Chunky, US 9 DPNs, stuffing and safety eyes.
Materials:
- 1 skein Pacific Chunky Color Wave (60% Acrylic/40% Superwash Merino Wool) - 120 yds/100 g - shown in color 415 (Puget Sound)

- US 9 DPNs

- Stuffing/fiberfill

- Safety Eyes

- Yarn Needle
Abbreviations:
- K - Knit

- Kfb - Knit into the front and back of 1 stitch (increase 1)

 - K2tog - Knit 2 together (Decrease 1)
- 3 Needle Bind off - move stitches to 2 needles with half of work on each needle. With 2 needles parallel, insert a 3rd needle knitwise into the first stitch of each needle. Wrap the yarn around the needle as if to knit. Knit these 2 stitches together and slip them off the needle. Knit the next 2 stitches together (same manner). Slip the first stitch on the 3rd needle ov…