Red Panda by Barbara Prime

Red Panda

October 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
125 - 150 yards (114 - 137 m)
22 cm (9") tall
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Give your knitting skills a workout with this adorable red panda pal! The pattern is intermediate level, and skills required include stockinette and ribbed stitches, k2tog, ssk, m1 increase, intarsia, stripes, grafting, and sewing seams. All pieces are knit flat, then seamed, stuffed, and assembled.

Outfit Materials
50 g of fingering weight yarn in white, pair of 3.0 and 3.25 mm (US size 2.5 and 3) straight knitting needles, tapestry needle
Outfit Gauge: 7 sts and 8 rows per 2.5 cm (1”) in stockinette

Toy Materials
30 g of black worsted weight yarn (colour A), 25 g of russet or brown worsted weight yarn (colour B), 10 g of orange worsted weight yarn (colour C), 12 g of white worsted weight yarn (colour D), pair of 4 mm (US size 6) straight knitting needles, stuffing, pair of black 9 mm safety eyes or buttons, tapestry needle
Toy Gauge: 5 sts and 7 rows per 2.5 cm (1”) in stockinette

(I realize the photos of the outfit are rather dark, but I find it tricky to get enough contrast with white yarn to show the details. I hope you can see in them what you need to complete each clue)