toy elephant by Weldons

toy elephant

by Weldons
Crochet
coarse fingering
DK (11 wpi) ?
273 - 547 yards (250 - 500 m)
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This pattern is no longer in print, but facsimiles are available. It was first published in 1892.
To be made from coarse grey fingering over a cloth base with a no. 9 bone crochet needle. Try double knitting and a size 3.25 or slightly larger hook.
’A toy elephant is an attractive novelty that will sell well at bazaars and also will afford great pleasure in a nursery, as children can play many merry games with it.’ He includes a rattle and brightly decorated saddle.