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Houndale is a fantastic quick knit, using a soft and squishy bulky yarn, and is slightly slouchy in style. Knit in the round and bottom up, the design uses slipped stitches and twisted stitches to create it's distinctive look.

Pattern is provided in written format, and 4 sizes are included. An illustrated guide to the specialist cast-on is also included.



  • To fit size: 16 (19, 22, 25) in/40.5 (48.25, 55.75, 63.5) cm
  • Finished size: 13.75 (16, 18.25, 20.5) in/35 (40.5, 46.25, 52) cm


  • 73 (99, 127, 161) yd/67 (91, 117, 148) m
    Debbie Bliss Paloma
  • Set 6.5mm & 8mm DPNs/Circular
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers as necessary


  • 12 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 8mm needles over St.St

Skills required:

  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Knitting in the round
  • Increases & decreases
  • Slipped stitches
  • Specialist cast-on (instructions included)

Instructions are provided in written format.

Published February 2013

PDF file size: 1.5MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW218KHoundale

Technical editor: Heather Murray


Page last updated 7/9/2014