Sunday, April 18, 2010
Red Heart Super Saver [100% acrylic; 364yds/333m per 7oz/198g skein]; small amount in #0321 Gold, small amount in #0312 Black
US #4/3.5mm circular needle, 40-in/100-cm long for magic loop
Two snap-on black plastic toy eyes
Small amount of polyfil or scrap yarn
Not terribly important, but about 20sts = 4in /10cm in stst
About 4in/10cm tall
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With Black, CO 10 sts, using long tail method.
Rows 1-7, odd: sl1, p9.
Rows 2-8 even: sl1, k9.
Row 9: sl1, p6, p2tog, p1.
Row 10: sl1, k5, ssk, k1.
Row 11: sl1, p4, p2tog, p1.
Row 12: sl1, k3, ssk, k1.
Row 13: sl1, p2, p2tog, p1.
Row 14: sl1, k1, ssk, k1.
BO all 4 sts and cut yarn.
Rotate piece so that CO edge is up with RS facing. With Black, pick up and knit 10 sts through front loops of CO.
Repeat Rows1-14. BO and cut yarn.
With Gold, beginning where CO tails are, with RS facing, pick up and knit 40 sts evenly around.
Purl 1 rnd.
You'll only be working with half of these sts, leaving the rest on hold for later.
Row 1: k18, w&t.
Row 2: p16, w&t.
Row 3: k15, w&t.
Row 4: p14, w&t.
Row 5: k13, w&t.
Row 6: p12, w&t.
Row 7: k11, w&t.
Row 8: p10, w&t.
Row 9: k9, w&t.
Row 10: p8, w&t.
Row 11: k14, picking up wraps (insert right needle up through wrap, then through st and knit together), turn.
Row 12: sl1, p19, picking up wraps (insert right needle up through back of wrap, then through st and purl together), turn.
Row 1: sl1, k17, w&t.
Repeat Rows 2-12 of Wedge 1.
Repeat Wedge 2 until there are a total of 5 yellow wedges. Do not BO. Cut yarn, leaving 20in/50cm tail.
Attach eyes and stuff. With tapestry needle, thread tail through selvage sts of edge and pull tight to cinch closed. Graft 20 sts just worked with 20 sts on hold. Stuff more if needed. Thread tail through selvage sts on other side and cinch closed. Tie off and hide end inside.
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