March 6, 2011

Yarn: Patons Classic Wool Merino, 100% Worsted Weight Wool

Needles: 5 mm / 8 US

Gauge: 5 stitches and 5 rows per inch

Stitch Pattern: The Presto-Chango Swatch (aka: a 10" square of stocking stitch)

Source: Nicky Epstein's Knitting Block by Block

Comments: Aside from this being a little huge, its a pretty basic swatch. But then you utter the magic words, and...
(scroll down while saying your magic words)


It becomes a lion!  :)


  1. OMG, presto chango! I want to make one of the fuzzy bunny ones! We have white Fleece Artist Peter Rabbit at the store right now... but is it worth $15 just to get a fuzzy bunny... yes!

  2. I think the bunny version would be more sucessful than the lion - the shape of his body (as dictated by the original square) makes him look more like a rat with a fur collar! :)