Hot Cross Buns
15/03/2022

El the Elephant

4.65

Knitting Instructions simple and quick to knit but you do need to be comfortable changing yarn colours within a row

Description

Children will have hours of fun playing with El the Elephant. They are knitted in DK yarn on smaller needles to keep the weave tighter so that no stuffing can be seen nor pulled out by small fingers. Also great to make gifts and fair products to sell. Knitted flat with 3.5mm (US #5) knitting needles to give that tight weave

A quick knit elephant with a rug on its back and either water or grass from its trunk.  The body is worked in purl and garter stitch, with an easy to follow, Step by Step instructions. An adorable and durable elephant toy that will be forever cherished and your memory will live on

Best of all no need to weave in the yarn tails as it all can be used as part of the stuffing!

Materials used:
Original was knitted using DK yarn – Bergere de France Barisienne
#Dolmen (light grey), #Vitrain (dark grey), #Geranium (Red), #Petrole (Blue), #Prairie (Green), #Cupucine (Pink), #Mellisse (Ivory)
  • Yarn: Body – 1 ball each of dark grey, lighter grey, a small amount of pink and ivory
  • Rug and grass (water) – 1 ball of red, blue (Green)
  • 2 x 8mm glass beads or 2x10mm black buttons for eyes
  • 3.5mm (US 4) single pointed needles, knitting needles
  • Polyester bubble toy filling
  • 2 spare needles or 2 stitch holders
  • Yarn needle and scissors

Gauge:
20 sts and 30 rows over 10x10cm (4x4ins) in garter stitch

Size
Finished size:  Approximately – Height 20cm(8ins) 22cm  Length (8 3/4 ins)

As with all my patterns, as a gift to you, included in your instant downloadable .pdf pattern is a print-to-cut out & make matching envelop to store your pattern

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