Nicola Gough - Dougal
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Useful Loopy Stitch Video!
Using 4mm needles and beige DK wool cast on 28sts.
1st row: Knit 10 sts in loopy stitches, knit 8, Knit 10 sts in loopy stitches
2nd row: Purl
Repeat rows 1 & 2 twice.
7th row: Knit 11 sts in loopy stitches, knit 6, Knit 11 sts in loopy stitches
8th row: Purl
9th row: Knit 12 sts in loopy stitches, knit 4, Knit 12 sts in loopy stitches
10th row: Purl
11th row: Knit 13 sts in loopy stitches, knit 2, Knit 13 sts in loopy stitches
12th row: Purl
13th row: (K2 tog, loopy stitch) rpt to end
14th row: (P2tog) rpt to end
B&T Cut all loops in half
Dougal's Nose – using 3mm, black DK wool and Garter stitch
Cast on 2sts
1st row: Knit
2nd row: (Inc) rpt to end (4sts)
3rd row: Knit 1, inc x 2, Knit 1 (6sts)
Rows 4 - 10: Knit
11th row: Knit 1, K2tog, K2tog, K1 (4sts)
12th row: K2tog, K2tog (2sts)
13th row: Knit
14th row: B&T
Dougal's tongue – using 3mm and red DK wool
Cast on 3 sts
1st Row: Knit
2nd Row: Purl
3rd Row: K1, inc in next st, K1 (4sts)
4th Row: Purl
5th Row: K1, inc in next 2 stitches, K1 (6sts)
6th Row: Purl
7th Row: K1, K2tog x 2, K1 (4sts)
8th Row: Purl
9th Row: K2tog x 2 (2sts)
10th Row –slip wool through 2sts.
Making Up: Sew on tongue. Sew on nose leaving a gap to fill with stuffing and sew on eyes – I used an 8mm black cup sequin & a 6mm round black bead for each eye. Sew up body.