Ella, the elephant by Stana D.Sortor

Ella, the elephant

February 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
230 - 250 yards (210 - 229 m)
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Ella, the elephant with hearts. As a small decorations several small hearts are knitted around the body using stranded color work technique.
The trunk and head is done in one piece. The legs are knitted separately, then joined with the underbody and continued as the body in one piece. The ears and tusks are knitted separately. The head and the ears are sewn onto the body.
It is optional to use duplicate stitch instead of the stranded color work

Finished toy size: Ella is approximately 15” / 38 cm long (from trunk to tail) and 8.5” / 22 cm tall.

Suggested Yarn: KnitPicks Color Mist, worsted weight (75% Pima cotton, 25% Acrylic; 219 yards/100 g)
27466 Foggy beach (1 skeins) – MC
27461 Dahlia (1 skein) – CC

Yardage: 170 – 180 yards / 156 – 165 meters of MC and 60 – 70 yards / 54 – 64 meters of CC.

Recommended Needle Size: DPN US 5/3.75 mm (set of 5). Or use your preferred needles for knitting in the round.

Notions: Yarn needle, scissors, stitch holders, stitch marker, polyester fiberfill (1 small bag), two safety eyes each.
The pattern for Pavo Baby blanket is available here