Owl Egg Cosy
25g ball of double knit wool in brown
Small amount of beige, white, black and yellow double knit wool
8cm high, bottom circumference 16cm
St st Stocking Stitch
K2tog Knit the next two stitches together
Cast on 36st in dark brown
Knit 3 rows.
Now work in St st starting with a purl row;
Row 1; P10, follow row 1 on chart, P10.
Row 2; K10, follow row 2 on chart, K10.
Row 3 – 15; continue as above following rows 3-13 on chart
Row 16; K8, K2tog, follow row 14 on chart, K2tog, K8
Row 17; P9, follow row 15 on chart, P9
Row 18; K9, follow row 16 on chart, K9
Row 19 – 21; continue as detailed for previous 2 rows following rows 17-19 on chart.
Row 22; K7, K2tog, follow row 20 on chart, K2tog, K7
Complete the next rows in dark brown;
Row 23; Purl all
Row 24; Knit all
Row 25; Purl all
For the wings – make 2
Cast on 6st
St st 6 rows
Next row; K2tog K2 K2tog
Purl one row
To finish – sew top and side seam, sew a wing on each side. Using yellow stitch on a beak.
Boil an egg and enjoy J