Wiley the Whale by Marie Schurk

Wiley the Whale

May 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
210 - 220 yards (192 - 201 m)
one size
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This is a simple yet effective pattern for a stuffed animal whale toy. This project is primarily worked in rows and edges are sewn up on the whale fins and body This pattern also incorporates the Intarsia technique for seamless looking color changes.

BACK FINS 5” long, 2 1/2” wide
WHALE BODY 13 1/2” long, 12” around
SIDE FINS 5” long, 2” wide

4 size U.S. 3 (3.25 mm) double-pointed needles

a tapestry needle to sew the edges and secure the yarn tails

2 skeins of Alpaca with a Twist- Baby Twist. Yarn content is 100% Baby Alpaca. I used one Blue and one light blue (aka Sage) for the whale belly.