Bernard the Giraffe by Polly McEldowney

Bernard the Giraffe

Knitting
November 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
383 - 455 yards (350 - 416 m)
one size
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Bernard’s body is knitted in one piece from the snout to the bottom and stuffed as you knit, so he will start to come alive while still on your needles! The spots are duplicate stitched on afterwards, and the mane is crocheted. Or if you’re not comfortable with crochet, you could sew on tassels for the mane instead. The legs, tail, ears and head appendages are knitted separately and sewn on.