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Young Elsie

Jean Greenhowe's Young Alf's Pals: The Red Nose Gang - Part Five
Knitting
January 1998
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches = 4 inches in Stocking Stitch using 3mm needles
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm

Description from designer’s website:
Whizz … watch out! Here comes Young Elsie scooting along on her roller skates, skipping and yo-yoing - sometimes all at the same time! She never stops still. Young Alf calls her The Rainbow Tornado and we’re not surprised. You can tell that she also has lots of adventures with her friend Horace, The Red Nose Hobby Horse. He’s such a fun fellow with his harness and cosy scarf.

Measurement: The basic figure measures 39-40cm (15.5-16in) from soles of the shoes to top of the hat.

Yarn requirements: 70g (2.5oz) of red, 40g (1.5oz) of gold, 30g (1oz) of light pink, white, light blue, blue, light green, green and yellow, 20g (.75oz) of orange; oddments of black and light yellow

Stuffing: You will need 450g (16oz) of stuffing

Plastic drinking straws required: Two 5mm (.25in) diameter