Super Stellar by Sachiyo Ishii

Super Stellar

Knitting
July 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
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Blast off into outer space with this planetary mobile complete with a high-flying tot jetting about in a super-charged spacecraft.

YOU WILL NEED
Toy stuffing
Cardboard circle, 7.5cm diameter with 2cm hole in centre
Lightweight garden wire
Wooden mobile frame with six arms (the one used came from www.littlecraftybugs.co.uk)
Cup hook
Invisible thread
Metal screw hook

YARN
DK-weight felted tweed yarn, small amounts of:
Yarn A Pale green and white mix
Yarn B Grey
Yarn C Blue
Yarn D Green
Yarn E Orange
Yarn F Pink
Yarn G Purple
Yarn H Yellow
Yarn I Sky blue
4ply-weight felted tweed yarn, 5g of:
Yarn J Orange (use twostrands held together)
DK-weight yarn, small amounts of:
Yarn K Dark pink
Yarn L Yellow
Yarn M White
Yarn N Pink
Yarn O Dark brown
Yarn P Cream

MEASUREMENTS
Mercury 2cm (3/4 in) diameter
Venus 2cm (3/4 in) diameter
Earth 4cm (1 1/2 in) diameter
Mars 2.5cm (1in) diameter
Jupiter 6cm (2 1/2 in) diameter
Saturn 10cm (4 in) diameter
Uranus 2.5cm (1 in) diameter
Neptune 4cm (1 1/2in) diameter
Space Child 8cm (3 1/4 in) diameter

Note The relative proportions of the planets are not accurate to scale. When you assemble the mobile, you may have to vary the lengths of invisible string and where on the individual arms you position them, in order to get the planets to balance equally.