SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- 1 skein Sensations™ Rainbow Boucle yarn
- Knitting needles, size 4
- Scraps of white & pink yarn (for eyes, nose & tail)
- Large-eye needle
- Buttons for eyes (optional)
DIRECTIONS: (Knit all rows)
BODY: Cast on 8 stitches
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: Increase in each stitch across. (16)
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: Increase in each stitch across. (32)
Row 5: Knit.
Row 6: Increase in first stitch, K14, Increase in next stitch, K15, Increase in last stitch. (35)
Row 7: Knit.
Rows 8-22: Knit.
Row 23: Mark row for neck decrease – K2, K2tog. Repeat across row to last 3 stitches, K3.
Row 24: Knit.
Row 25: K2, K2tog. Repeat across row to last 3 stitches, K3. (21)
Row 26: Knit.
Row 27: Increase in each stitch across. (42)
Rows 28-56: Knit.
Row 57: K1, K2tog, to end of row. (28)
Row 58: Knit.
Row 60: K1, K2tog, to last stitch, K1. (19)
Row 61: K2tog, to last stitch, K1. (10)
Row 62: K2tog to end.
Row 63: Bind off, leaving a long tail.
Stitch back seam of body using long tail, leave opening for stuffing. Stuff with fiberfill and finish seam.
Thread needle and starting at back seam at neck decrease rows, weave in and out around neck. Pull slightly to form neck indentation. Tie ends at back and weave in.
EARS: Make 2
Cast on 2 stitches
Row 1: Increase in each stitch. (4)
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: Increase in each stitch. (8)
Row 4: Knit.
Row 5: Increase in each stitch. (16)
Rows 6-40: Knit each row.
Row 41: Bind off leaving a long tail.
Gather bond off edge and stitch to top of head.
ARMS & LEGS: Make 4
Cast on 12 stitches
Rows 1-20: Knit.
Row 21: Bind off leaving a long tail.
Gather bond off edge and stitch back seam. Stuff with fiberfill.
Sew arms at shoulder and center legs at bottom of body.
Make pompom for tail and sew to body.
Stitch eyes using straight stitch or French knot.
Stitch nose with white yarn, stitch straight lines for whiskers.