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Lucky Piskie

Alan Dart Website
Simply Stricken, 02/2011
Simply Knitting 84, September 2011
Knitting
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
toadstool: 9" (23cm) tall; piskie: 10" (25cm) tall
This pattern is available for download for £2.50.

ERRATA

There is a small error in the Lucky Piskie pattern (Simply Knitting 84) that Alan has pointed out.

It occurs on the head pattern on page 42, within the ‘shape cheeks’ instructions. On the 1st dec row the stitch count should be 29 sts and not 24 sts as stated

A twelve page pattern

Measurements: The toadstool is 9in (23cm) tall, and the piskie is 10in (25cm) tall, without hat.

You will need: Of Sirdar Snuggly DK 50g balls: 16g in Engine Red 413, 14g in Summer Lime 260, and 8g in Oatmeal 344; of Hayfield Bonus DK 100g balls: 12g each in Flesh Tone 963 and Grass 825, 8g in Walnut 927, and 6g in Primrose 957; of Hayfield Bonus Toytime DK 25g balls: 18g in White 961 and 6g in Signal Red 977; 1yd (1m) lengths of DK yarn in black, chocolate brown, dusky pink, and golden yellow; pair of 3mm (no.11) knitting needles; stitch holder; 75g of washable toy stuffing; 12in x 6in (30cm x 15cm) rectangle of polyester wadding; 10g of PVC beanbag granules; 5in (12.5cm) diameter circle of muslin; white sewing thread; stiff card; 5 plastic drinking straws; pair of compasses; long tweezers; pink pencil; clear adhesive.