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Mango The Giraffe

Knit Picks Website
The Byrds Nest
Knitting
April 2010
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in st st in the round
US 7 - 4.5 mm
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Mango is a lovely huggable giraffe. He is just waiting to be made for the child in your life. Have fun and enjoy!

Mango can be made with just about any color combination. He has a moss stitch muzzle and hoofs. The pattern available here includes instructions for hearts and square spots.

Mango is also available at Knit Picks as a kit. The pattern at Knit Picks only has the instructions for the hearts.

Mango is about 22 inches tall and is knit in the round using stitches such as:
m1, k2tog, moss stitch, kfb, p2tog, and ssk

You will need three colors of yarn. I used less then one skein each of the following colors:

For the pink Mango I used:
Cascade 220 : dark pink
Cascade 220: light pink
Cascade 220: dark blue

For the green Mango I used:
Cascade 220 : dark green 8894
Cascade 220: light green 8910
Cascade 220: dark blue

For the gold Mango I used size 4 dpns:
Knit Picks Swish Worsted: gold (2 skeins)
Knit Picks Swish Worsted: dublin
Knit Picks Swish Worsted: allspice

For the blue Mango I used size 4 dpns:
Knit Picks Comfy: sea foam (2 skeins)
Knit Picks Comfy: lilac
Knit Picks Comfy: marlin