Holiday Mice by Barbara Prime

Holiday Mice

November 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5.5 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
40 - 50 yards (37 - 46 m)
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A wee little mouse to decorate your tree, or for your little one to play with. The mouse can be knit flat or in the round. There are two hat options: a hood that is knit flat, and a beret that is knit in the round.

Skills required include stockinette stitch, left and right decreases, m1 increase, bobbles, and sewing pieces together.

Materials: 15 g worsted weight yarn in main colour (MC), 10 g of worsted weight yarn in contrasting colour (CC), small amount of pink worsted weight yarn, stuffing, pair of 8 mm safety eyes or buttons (or black yarn), 4 mm (US size 6) set of dpns or pair of needles, tapestry needle

Size: 8 cm (3”)

The mouse can also be knit from lighter yarn weights, with appropriate needles, if you would like a smaller ornament.