Striped Sweet Peas by Lorraine Pistorio

Striped Sweet Peas

June 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 3 - 3.25 mm
90 - 140 yards (82 - 128 m)
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These Striped Sweet Peas are knit in the round, using Magic Loop or double pointed needles. The legs, body, arms and head are all knit on as you work along. They are approx. 7 ½” tall (without ears) and are created using #3-light wt. (DK wt.) yarn. Choices: Bunny, Bear, Kitten, Monkey, Puppy, Doll, Zebra with different striping options. Striped Sweet Peas are great for little hands and craft table items. NOTE: #4-Worsted Wt. (Aran/10-ply) yarn may be substituted, but a larger finished item will result.
Approx. yardage: (Note: To create wavy yarn for hair, yarn must be ACRYLIC.)
Bunny: MAIN Color…80 yds. Color B…10 yds.
Yarns used: Stylecraft Special DK-White (1001)
Stylecraft Special DK-Candyfloss (1130)
Bear: MAIN Color…70 yds.
Color B…10 yds. Color C…10 yds.
Yarns used: Scheepjes Colour Crafter-Burum (1709)
King Cole Pricewise DK- Shamrock (39) & Royal (21)
Kitten: MAIN Color…65 yds. Color B…25 yds.
Yarns used: Scheepjes Colour Crafter-Wolvega (1099)
Stylecraft Special DK-White (1001)
Monkey: MAIN Color…70 yds.
Color B…15 yds. Color C…5 yds.
Yarns used: Scheepjes Colour Crafter-Haarlem (1054),
Bergen (1420) & Vlissingen (1723)
Puppy: MAIN Color…70 yds.
Color B…10 yds. Color C…10 yds.
Yarns used: Paintbox Simply DK-(108), King Cole Pricewise DK-
Red (9) & Red Heart Anne Geddes Baby-Tangerine
Doll: MAIN Color…30 yds. Hair (Acrylic)…40 yds.
Color B…35 yds. Color C…25 yds.
Yarns used: Robin Double Knit-(49), Scheepjes Colour Crafter-
Mechelen (2013) & King Cole Pricewise DK-Gold (55)
Zebra: Color A (White)…35yds. Color B* (Black)…55 yds.
Use Acrylic yarn for wavy mane.
Yarns used: Scheepjes Colour Crafter- Barneveld (1005)
& Red Heart Anne Geddes Baby-Night-Night
Other Supplies:
• Size 3 (3.25mm) 32” Circular Knitting Needles (if using Magic Loop) or Double Pointed Needles
• Embroidery Thread/Yarn for Nose, Mouth & Eyes
• Crochet Hook (for hair & zebra mane)
• Large-Eyed Blunt Needle & Long Straight Pins
• Removable Stitch Markers, Ring Markers
• Polyester Fiberfill Stuffing