Emperor Penguins by Squibbly Bups

Emperor Penguins

Knitting
October 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
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A knitting pattern for adult and chick emperor penguins. Both are knit flat using 1 or 2 colours per row.

If using Cascade 220 yarn and 4mm needles they are approximately 14 and 5 cm (5.5 and 2 inches) tall. If you use a different yarn and/or needles the size may differ.

You will need:

  • Cascade 220 yarn. To make 2 adults and 1 chick, approximately 20g of Black (8555), 12g of White (8505), 4g of Grey (8509) and 2g of Goldenrod (7827).
  • 4mm (US 6) knitting needles.
  • Toy stuffing.
  • A tapestry needle.

Techniques you should be familiar with before using this pattern:

  • Increases and decreases.
  • Knitting with 2 colours (intarsia).
  • Sewing seams using mattress stitch.