Marjorie Elephant & Mini Marje by Sue Stratford

Marjorie Elephant & Mini Marje

Knitting
September 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
109 - 135 yards (100 - 123 m)
Big Marjorie - approximately 16cm (6 1/4in) tall to top of head Mini Marjorie - approximately 8cm (3 1/8 in) tall to top of head
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The pattern for Marjorie includes instructions for knitting the pieces flat and instructions for knitting the head and body and legs in the round.

The pattern for Mini Marje is written flat.

Materials: 135m (146 yds) of Coopknits ‘Socks Yeah! DK’ yarn in shade
202 (Minos) (available in 50g skeins 112m (122 yds))
Two black 6mm (1/4in) and two black 4mm (1/6in) toy safety eyes or oddment of black 4-ply (fingering) yarn
Toy Filling

Needles: To work flat:
Pair of 3mm (UK11, US 2 or 3) knitting needles

To work in the round:
Set of 3mm (UK11, US 2 or 3) double pointed knitting needles

Notions: Darning needle, Stitch markers, Pins

Size: Approximately 16cm (6 1/4in) tall to top of head

Tension: Approximately 26 sts to 10cm (4in) measured over SS using 3mm (UK11, US 2 or 3) knitting needles.

Techniques: Cast on (which ever method you prefer), increasing and decreasing, German Short Row Shaping, applied i-cord. All techniques are fully explained.