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Soot Sprites

© Saradippity

Supplies

Caron Simply Soft in black
Paton's ChaCha in black
Set of US3 or 4 (3.25 or 3.50 mm) DPNs
Two ½ inch (1.27 cm) white domed buttons with a loop on the back large enough to string the yarn through.
Black paint
Clear nail polish
Stuffing

Instructions

Paint black irises on the white domed buttons and, when dry, seal with clear fingernail polish.

Set aside and let them dry for at least an hour.

On the worsted yarn, strand the two buttons, slip toward the yarn ball.

Cast on 3 stitches, one on each needle, holding the two yarns together as one.

Row 1: Inc in each st.

Row 2: *Inc, k1* 3 times

Row 3: *k1, inc, k1* 3 times

Row 4: *inc, k2, inc* 3 times

Row 5: K 1, slide a button up, p1, k1, slide a button up, p1, k to end

Rows 6-9: k

Row 10: *dec, k2, dec* 3 times

Row 11: *k1, dec, k1* 3 times

Stuff firmly, as understuffing can result in shape loss.

Row 12: *dec, k1* 3 times

Row 13: dec in each st

Use a drawstring closure to bind off.

Leave the tail long and use to sew on a clip if you wish.

Final Product

Soot Sprites

Soot Sprites - 2

Credit

Saradippity's tutorial was taken with permission from saradippity.blogspot.com.

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