- Jo Storie
Skills Required: You will need to be able to work a simple rib and cable pattern
Yarn Type: I used 100% Merino Wool from Rowan called ‘Big wool’ in super chunky weight yarn in colour Prize 064
Yarn Weight: Super chunky
Sizes to Fit:
Circumference to fit up to 50cm/20in
Actual height excl. pom pom: 29cm/11½in, actual circumference 41cm/17in
You will need: 12-13 balls/ skeins
Circumference to fit up to 56cm/22in
Actual height excl. pom pom: 32cm/12½in, actual circumference 48cm/19in
You will need: 16-17 balls/ skeins
*2 x 100g balls (80m/87y per 100g).
Note if you intend to substitute this yarn make sure you have checked the meterage per ball to get the correct amount.
You will need:
One pair 8mm (U.S 11) and 10mm ( U.S 15) straight needles
Tapestry needle for sewing up
Yarn approx. Child: 104m/114y, Adult : 136m/148y of Super chunky wool (incl. extra for pom pom)
12sts x 12rows per 10 x 10cm (4x 4in), Over cabled pattern using 10mm needles
Adjust your needle size to match this tension.
*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.