Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Meet Sydney the Stash-Busting Snake

I've had the idea for Sydney for awhile, but it took a bit to work out the details to make him coil on his own (funny what lack of sleep will do to your knitting skills). basically he's just a three row repeat with short rows, switching up the colors as you choose. pretty simple, and a great way to practice wrap and turn short rows if you're just learning.

And best of all he's Free!(pattern link)

The sample is knit in Lamb's Pride Bulky (by the lovely Kusi Coya), but anything would do. Just make sure all the scraps are roughly the same weight, or switch up your needle size accordingly so the fabric stays tight, and you will have one interesting looking snake :)


Joan in West Texas said...

He's adorable, but where's the pattern?

jenn j said...

What a great pattern, Mary! Love it!

nipper jenn

Mary McK- said...

Thanks! The pattern a PDF, if you click the link on the word Free, it will take you to it. I'll try to make that more clear.