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Old English for "butterfly"

Fifalde is Welsh but lives in Kent (England) with her husband of many years, has three grown up children and three grandchildren.

Hobbies: knitting, crochet, photography, PaintShop, reading, drawing, cross stitch, anything but housework.

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  1. i am knitting Bracken the cat for my grandaughter. finished the body length, squared it off, and then the directions say pick up 14 more stitches. the word more is confusing me. i have 1 stitch left on my needle after the squaring off – am i supposed to pick up 14 stitches across the whole end and then knit the head? where do the front legs attach? thanks for your help.

    Posted by marily sturman | November 30, 2012, 3:10 am
  2. It’s a long time since I made this so my memory is not clear, I’m afraid but as far as I remember –

    Yes – across the whole end for the head.
    Pick up stitches behind the ears for the legs. You could cast on 7 sts then work the legs and sew them on after wards, not so neat!

    (Please note that I put CO for cast on and cast off – UK terminology – not realising it might confuse those who use the expression bind off, I think, from what others have said that there were no problems!)

    Posted by FIFALDE | November 30, 2012, 12:11 pm
  3. thanks. last question – then I think I “got” it. do I square off the tail end too – like the head end was squared off?
    my cat for Kennie is gray with white nose and paws (and the last nose rows are pink :). looks pretty cool…….

    Posted by marily sturman | November 30, 2012, 11:49 pm
  4. Hi, Is there any place to get the scarf pattern?

    Thanks,
    Beth

    Posted by Beth Swehla | January 9, 2016, 2:26 am
  5. Does The m1 means add a stitch? I’m a Yank and not sure what you mean by this. I got the C for cast on or off but the “m ” I figured means add a stich right? Love the pattern , so cute ! Thank you Linda

    Posted by Linda Perran | January 14, 2016, 8:37 pm

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