Space Invaders by Monica Rodriguez Fuertes

Space Invaders

Knitting
May 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
306 - 612 yards (280 - 560 m)
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Get ready to blast off into space when you knit our intrepid spaceman, adorable spacedog and their impressive rocket!

MEASUREMENTS
Spaceman (with Helmet) 15cm (6in) tall
Spacedog (seated, from Head to Tail) 7cm (2.5 in) tall
Rocket (total length including Supports) 28cm (11in) tall

YARN (1 ball of each)
Yarn A Flesh Tone (0963)
Yarn B Aran (0993)
Yarn C Silver Grey (0838)
Yarn D White (0961)
Yarn E Walnut (0927)
Yarn F Bright Green (0886)
Yarn G Signal Red (0977)
Yarn H Azure (0824)
Yarn J Iced Pink (0958)
Yarn K Chocolate (0947)
Yarn L Sunflower (0978)
Yarn M Bright Lemon (0819)

YOU WILL ALSO NEED:
2 black glass eyes, 5mm diameter (Spaceman)
2 black glass eyes, 4mm diameter (Spacedog)
1 black glass eye, 5mm diameter (Dog nose)
White, grey and royal blue felt
Cardboard
Black thread (Dog digits)
Red thread (Spaceman’s mouth)
1 tiny fastener button (Helmet)
4 small mother of pearl buttons (to attach the Arms and Legs; see tutorial)
4 tiny buttons in different colours (Helmet)
Tapestry needle
Non-allergenic toy stuffing or wadding, 25g