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Doug the caterpillar draught excluder Knitting Pattern

Doug the caterpillar draught excluder

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Helen Javes

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 7 / 4.5mm, US 8 / 5.0mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Basic Shaping, Garter , Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Home Energy Scotland, part of the Greener Scotland initiative set up by the Scottish government, is promoting energy saving in the home, with help from this adorable knitted character. Doug the caterpillar is not only cute and colourful, but as a draught excluder, he can help make your home more efficient. To find out more about the campaign and see how it can make a difference to your home, visit

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Techniques: Basic Shaping, Garter , Stocking Stitch

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