Giraffe Lovie by Thora Bey
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Giraffe Lovie

Knitting
March 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This is based on the pattern by Bobbi Padgett found here:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sock-giraffe however I simplified it to be easier to knit for beginning knitters of my school knitting class and then turned it into a lovie.
Materials:
Needles:
You will need needles, DPN’s and circulars for the stuffed pieces and straight or circulars for the blanket
body.
Weight 2, Weight 3 ,Weight 4
Stuffed head, horns, ears, and arms 2, 3, 4
Blanket Body 6, 6, 7
● Large eye needle
● Black worsted weight yarn for mouth, eyes and nose
Yarn
Weight 2, Weight 3, Weight 4
Main Head and Arms 8 g, 13 g, 25 g
White- Face and Ears 6 g, 7 g, 13 g
Brown- Horns and Hooves 3 g, 3 g, 8 g
Blanket Body 30 g, 40 g, 50 g

Techniques:
Icord
Knitting in the round
Short rows
Turkish cast on
Flat knitting