BUTTERCUP THE BEAUTIFUL BOVINE
This udderly beautiful bovine will add fun to your farm yard. The body is made separately from the legs, horns, udders and spots.
MaterialsSize1 and size 2 knitting needles
Sport Weight Wool yarn in:
Wool for stuffing
Instructions: BodyWith size 2 needles and cream yarn cast on 30 stitches
K 36 rows
Row 37: K2tog, K6, K2 tog, K10, K2 tog,K6, K2 tog
Row 38: K
Row 39: K2tog, K to last two, K 2 tog
Row 40: Repeat last two rows until there are 18 stitches left on needle
Next: K 12, Turn K 6
Turn: K 5
Turn: K 4
Turn: K 2
Turn: K 4
Turn: K 6
Turn: K to end
Next: K2 tog, K to last two, K 2 tog
K 9 rows
Next: K 2 tog to end
Next: Leaving a long tail break yarn draw last stitches through yarn using a darning needle. Sew belly shut and stuff firmly with wool stuffing, but don't stretch the yarn. Sew up bottom adding more wool stuffing if needed.
LegsUsing size 1 needles and cream yarn Cast on 10 stitches
K for 18 rows
Next: Break Yarn leaving a long tail draw stitches up using a darning needle. Sew up side of leg and stuff. Make sure its firm as it will be what your cow is standing on. Sew up top and make three more.
And attach to underside.
EarsUsing size 1 needles and cream yarn cast on 4 Stitches
Next: K 7 rows
Row 8: K 2 tog, K 1
Row 9: K 2 tog, K 1
Cast off make 1 more and attach to head
HornsUsing the tan yarn and size 1 needle Cast on 6 stitches.
Work in Stocking stitch stitches work 12 rows
Next Row: K tog across row
Draw remaining 3 stitches together and sew up.
Make second horn And attach behind ears.
UdderUse size 1 needle and pink yarn and work in stocking stitch
Cast on 16 stitches
K 6 rows
Break yarn and draw stitches together using the darning needle and sew ends together. It makes a bowl shape. Attach to the bottom of the cow pad with wool fleece.
Use size 1 needle and pink yarn and work in stocking stitch
Cast on 4 stitches
K 4 rows
break yarn and draw stitches together and sew up side. Attach to udder.
SpotsUsing crochet hook and brown yarn knit different lengths. Using thread and sewing needle attach chain in dot shapes on side of cows.