Dala Horses

Aug 6, 2013
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Designer Sarah Monroe

Finished Size 6 (7, 71/2)" long from nose to tail and 6 (7 1/2, 8 1/2)" tall from ears to feet.

Yarn Araucania Panguipulli (100% merino wool; 193 yd [176 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]): #20 orange/blue/purple variegated (small horse), 1 skein. Araucania Tolten (100% wool; 107 yd [98 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): #4 orange/brown/purple variegated (medium horse) or #2 olive/peach/rust (large horse), 1 skein. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever.

Needles Size 5 (6, 8) (3.75 [4, 5] mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; fiberfill stuffing.

Gauge 21 (16, 14) sts and 28 (24, 22) rows = 4" in St st.

Petite, stuffed Swedish Dala horses, knit in the round with a minimal amount of finishing.


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