Ballerina Bear by Michele Rose Orne
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Ballerina Bear

Knitting
March 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 11 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
360 yards (329 m)
One Size - 10½" square
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This adorable little bear is both a loveable toy as well as a tiny security blanket. She is modeled after a favorite “lambie” blankie that two of my sons adored as toddlers. The bear head and arms are knit and stuffed, and then her skirt simply becomes a small square blanket - not the kind you wrap up in but the kind that tiny hands can grasp onto and snuggle with, chew on, and take with them everywhere they go! Of course, if knit in blue or soft grey, this ballerina could just as well be a favorite boy’s blankie as well.

Materials:
Main Color (MC) 1 skein Swans Island Washable Wool,
100% Washable Organic Merino Wool, Sport Weight (50 gms, 180 yds each) Color Shown: EWB119 Petal Pink

Contrast Color (CC) 1 skein
Color Shown: EWB201 Snowy Owl

US size 3 (3.25 mm) 16” circular and a set of 5 dpn
Or size needed to obtain gauge.

Stitch markers, black embroidery thread, fiberfill, yarn needle