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Raccoon
Finished
January 3 2015
January 4 2015
Project info
Raccoon
Backyard Bandits by Barbara Prime
Knitting
3 year old son
Needles & yarn
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
184 yards = 1.5 skeins
King Cole Anti-Tickle Merino Blend DK
1 skein = 123.0 yards (112.5 meters), 50 grams
Gray
King Cole Anti-Tickle Merino Blend DK
0.25 skeins = 30.8 yards (28.1 meters), 12 grams
White
King Cole Anti-Tickle Merino Blend DK
0.25 skeins = 30.8 yards (28.1 meters), 12 grams
Black
Notes

Made for my animal mad boy - I edited the instructions to knit the whole thing in the round - anything to avoid seaming!

The pattern works perfectly well in the round, done on sock needles. I followed a stuff-as-you-go approach, starting with the head and then picking up stitches directly on the underside of the head to knit the neck and body. Same again for the tail.

(You could also do likewise for the arms and legs but you’d need to follow the instructions in reverse as they’re written to start at the paw ends.)

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  • Project created: January 4, 2015
  • Finished: January 4, 2015
  • Updated: January 5, 2015