Knitted in Astrakhan or Boucle wool. This pattern is very, very old (late 1940's) and the recommended wool is no longer available. I knitted this cute lamb in Drops Alpaca yarn (available from Love Knitting) on 5.00mm needles, and I used Aran weight wool on the same size needles for the face and hoofs. using this wool my lamb was approx 12" tall and 9" from front to back.
You can of course use any wool you choose, knitted toys can be knitted in any wool and will still work out well; the size of the lamb will depend on the type of wool you use.
Great stash-buster and fun to knit.
You will be purchasing a carefully reproduced COPY of a knitting pattern from my own vintage collection. You will receive a PDF copy to download to your computer and print out. Please let me know if you have problems downloading and I will try to help. (It's easy to do!) The original vintage pattern is now out of print & copyright and is very hard to get hold of. Vintage patterns may have slight blemishes but this is purely age related and does not effect the reading of the pattern. Thank you for looking at my patterns. Happy Knitting.