This friendly five-eyed alien is very affectionate and you can knit him using this written pattern with photographic illustrations. The pictures here show the completed alien from the front, above and below.
To create your alien you'll need to be able to knit in the round, increase, decrease, pick up stitches and knit i-cord. There is an optional provisional cast on, which I prefer, but alternative instructions are included for knitting your new alien friend without this too. Youtube is an excellent resource if there are any stitches you don't know and I also offer help by email.
I've used worsted (aran) weight yarn and US5 (3.75mm) needles for the alien pictured and it is about 5.5" (14cm) tall but you could easily use a different weight if you wanted a smaller or larger extraterrestrial.
You will be able to download the pattern from etsy once you have paid. If you have any problems doing this please convo me as I can easily email it if you prefer!
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Almost all my yarn is superwash treated, so you can use the wool cycle on your washing machine, although hand washing is kinder if you have the time.
I choose acid dyes rated “wash fast” or “very wash fast” at 30*C, and I test wash each colourway. Nonetheless it is sensible to wash items separately on the first occasion as with any fibre or garment.
If you put my yarn in on long hot washes with fast spins, harsh detergents and stain remover they will age and fade much faster. This is not my fault, wool is like that, and you make your choices.