gone fishin’ - undersea mobile or knitted toys for baby’s room by Alexa Ludeman
This colourful collection of undersea creatures can be made into a mobile to hang above the crib, or simply used as toys which are sure to delight your little one.
Knitting in the round, picking up stitches, increases, decreases, i-cord cast on (instructions included)
Big Fishy: 10.5” around, 8.5” long (including tail)
Little Fishy: 10” around, 6.5” long (including tail)
Octopus: 10.5” around, 10” tall (including legs)
Starfish: 5.5” across
Seaweed: 8” (12”) long
materials: worsted weight yarn (in several colours)
Big Fishy: 90 yds MC, 20 yds CC
Little Fishy: 65 yds MC, 20 yds CC
Octopus: 120 yds MC
Seaweed: 20 yds MC
Starfish: 80 yds MC
samples shown in Malabrigo Worsted in ‘natural’, ‘lettuce’, and ‘jewel blue’
gauge: 20 sts / 4” in stockinette stitch
needles: US #6 / 4.0 mm (or as required to meet gauge)
double pointed needles and minimum 20” circular needle
Gone fishin’ is part of the book ’9 Months of Knitting’ - you can purchase it individually for $6, or purchase the collection of 9 patterns for $13. Print copies of the book can also be ordered directly from our website.
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