Monday, July 20, 2015

Egg to Owl Reversible Toy Pattern ~ Introductory Sale Price!


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Hi, Knitters,
I am back from SSK or the Super Summer Knitogether in Nashville and it was a wonderful time. I am going to fill you in on the details later this week! I am still recovering from the fun and getting reorganized from the retreat. 

Today I am releasing a brand new toy pattern! The 15 second video above shows how the new toy works. I am so excited to introduce you to my newest reversible toy pattern called Egg to Owl Reversible Toy. It is almost completely seamless, the head is stitched onto the body but other than that everything else is picked up and knit on.


I am having an introductory sale price on the pattern starting today, July 20, 2015 and ending on July 27, 2015, for $1.00 off the regular price. Today through next Monday the price of the pattern is $4.00. Starting July 27th the pattern will be listed at the regular price of $5.00. No code is necessary, it is listed at the sale price on Ravelry for the week.



Here is some information you might like to know:

Egg to Owl Reversible Toy




Knitting

July 2015

Worsted weight wool - other fiber content could be used (50 yards each of 2 contrasting colors for the Owl, 20 yards for the feet and beak; 50 yds for the Egg)

Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?

5.5 stitches = 1 inch in stockinette stitch

US 5 - 3.75 mm

200 yards (183 m)

Owl ~ 5-inches tall
This pattern is available for $4.00 USD  buy it now
On Sale for $1.00 off starting July 20, 2015 and ending July 27, 2015! For one week the pattern is set at $4.00 (no code necessary) and on July 27th the pattern will be at the regular price of $5.00! Enjoy!
Click here to see a video showing how the Egg to Owl Reversible Toy works on my Instagram: https://instagram.com/p/4CvkrwhU2d/?taken-by=susanbanderson
The Egg to Owl is an adorable reversible toy that starts as an egg and when turned inside out becomes a sweet little owl. You start by knitting the egg that has an opening on the side. After picking up the stitches around the opening the Owl’s body is knit from the bottom-up. The head is worked separately and is stitched to the top of the body. This is the only seam in the entire the toy.
The ears, wings and feet are picked up and knit on to the toy. Safety eyes are used for the sample but are optional. Embroidered eyes would work fine as well. I suggest using the spiderweb embroidery technique to create round eyes. Here is a link to my favorite video tutorial by Kristin Nicholas for this technique: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LADmLY7Ukq4
Other materials needed:
A small amount of fiberfill
Detachable stitch markers
9mm safety eyes (optional)
Ruler or tape measure


Here is how the reversible toy works step-by-step. You start with the egg.


The underside of the egg has an opening. 


You turn the egg inside out and stuff the body of the owl with the egg.... 


.... and you end up with this adorable little owl!

~Enjoy!~


I hope you are all having a wonderful summer! It has been a summer full of knitting for me so far and I hope that continues.

I'll be back soon with a podcast and post about my adventures at SSK if you are interested.

xo ~ susan

6 comments:

Jen Oki said...

I can't wait to get the pattern and knit for my friend's grandkids in Japan.

Do you plan to roll out more animal choices soon?

It is genius!

Susan B. Anderson said...

Hi Jen Oki,
I don't have any more plans at the moment. If you like this Egg reversible toy check out my Topsy Turvy Upside Down book where I have an Egg to Penguin and an Egg to Alligator Toy. In Itty-Bitty Toys I have an Egg to Bluebird reversible toy. I also have a couple of free reversibles in my Ravelry pattern shop.

Thanks for asking!!

Jen Oki said...

Thanks, I will check them out.

Esther said...

Hi Susan,
This little owl is so cute, I can hardly stand it!! Thanks for the discount on the pattern. From your Instagram photos, it looks like SSK was so much fun. Thanks for posting the photos and sharing the experience with us.
All the best,
Esther

Alexis said...

Cuuuute! And it looks really fun to knit.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for offering this and for not requiring a coupon code -- that makes ordering so much more pleasant to me.

Thanks for all you do :)

maizey on Ravelry (Marie)