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Oliver reindeer

by Phoeny
Knitting
October 2012
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 11 rows = 1 inch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
137 - 183 yards (125 - 167 m)
one
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Here is Oliver, one very vain reindeer. Done up to the 90’s, this endearing little creature is going to melt the hearts of young and old alike. An amusing addition to the festive season. Sitting he is 10 inches tall, but measures 19 inches overall

Knitted flat on 3mm needles throughout, with no complicated stitches or shaping. He is a fun knit with countless leg an arm colour and texture combinations possible to make him a unique toy

Oliver's story is now incorporated into the pattern. If you do not wish to print this, only print out pages 1- 21

ERATA ON PATTERN BOUGHT BEFORE 28/10/2012
ON THE LEG, IT SHOULD READ :
Change to white
Ss4 rows
Change to red
Ss 2 rows
Change to white
Ss 4 rows
Change to green
Ss 2 rows
*
Repeat from * to **
4 more times NOT 3
Then ss 4 more rows in white
Cast off

Materials required
Dk or equivalent yarn in the following colours
Medium brown 75g
White 25g
Red 25g Light Green
25g Dark green scrap
Cream 25g
Chocolate brown scrap
3mm needles
Scrap of white felt
One pair of 15mm plastic toy eyes in a colour of your choice.
Small beads, bells and trimmings
Powered blusher (optional)

Guage is not really that important as long as your tension is tight enough so the stuffing does not show through.