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Bonnie Wee Mouse

Knitting
February 2014
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
US 3 - 3.25 mm
60 - 70 yards (55 - 64 m)
DK sample measures 8 inches from botton of foot to top of ears
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Bonnie Wee Mouse is worked entirely in the round - no purling and no seaming! The legs, tail and arms are knit first so you can attach them as you work the body. This construction is simple & quick making for a fun, fast knit.

Skills required
-knitting in the round
-kfb increase
-k2tog & ssk decreases
-Three-needle decrease (instructions w/photo tutorial provided in pattern)
-C/O & B/O

Materials & Tools

  • Any weight yarn - approx. 60 yds
  • Needles - DPNs, 2 circs or a 40” circular for Magic Loop. Size will vary depending on the yarn you use (see Gauge)
  • additional needle for three-needle decrease technique
  • tapestry & embroidery needles
  • 2 safety eyes
  • polyfil

Gauge
You want a tight fabric when knitting toys so
the polyfil won’t poke through. I always go down
1 - 2 needle sizes from the smallest size
recommended on the yarn label.