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Roxy

knit in Chinchilla® and Suede™
Skill level: Intermediate

This is a knit pattern.


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Chinchilla        Suede

 

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PDF Pattern Instructions

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SIZE

Approximately 8” around x 9” high (Including ears)

 

MATERIALS

1 Ball each BERROCO CHINCHILLA (50 grs), #5334 Black and #5101 Vanilla

1 Ball BERROCO SUEDE (50 grs), #3739 Campfire

Straight knitting needles, size 8

1 St holder

Tapestry needle
Two 1” buttons for eyes

/!\ WARNING:

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. If you intend to make this project for children 6 years old or younger, please use embroidered eyes in place of button "eyes".

 

NOTE

There are no gauge requirements for this project

 

STRIPE SEQUENCE

* Working in St st, work 4 rows Black, 4 rows White.  Rep from * for Stripe Sequence.

 

BODY

With straight needles, using Black, cast on 32 sts.  Work even in St st following Stripe Sequence until 4th White stripe has been completed, end on WS.

Chin:  With Black, k16, sl remaining sts to st holder.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 3 rows, end on WS.  Change to White and work even for 4 rows, end on WS.  Still working with White, continue as follows:

Dec Row (RS):  K1, (k2 tog) 7 times, k1 – 9 sts.

Dec Row 2 (WS):  P1, (p2 tog) 4 times – 5 sts.  Break off yarn leaving an end.  Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle.  Pull up tightly and fasten securely.

Muzzle:  With straight needles, using White, cast on 5 sts.

Inc Row 1 (WS):  (P1, yo) 4 times, p1 – 9 sts.

Inc Row 2 (RS):  K1, (k1, yo) 7 times, k1 – 16 sts.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 9 rows, end on WS.

Head:  With Black, k16 sts of muzzle, then k16 sts from holder – 32 sts.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 3 rows, end on WS.  Change to White and work even for 4 rows, end on WS.  Change to Black.

Dec Row 1 (RS):  K1, (k2 tog) 15 times, k1 – 17 sts.

Dec Row 2 (WS): P1, (p2 tog) 8 times – 9 sts.  Break off yarn leaving an end.  Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle.  Pull up tightly and fasten securely.

Mouth Lining:  With straight needles, using Suede, cast on 9 sts.

Inc Row (WS):  (P1, yo) 8 times, p1 – 17 sts.

Row 1 (RS):  (K1, p into back loop of yo) 8 times, k1.

Row 2 (WS):  (P1, k1) 8 times, p1.

Row 3 (RS):  (K1, p1) 8 times, k1.  Rep Rows 2 and 3 until piece measures 4” from beg, end on WS.

Dec Row 1 (RS):  K1, (k2 tog) 8 times – 9 sts.

Dec Row 2 (WS):  P1, (p2 tog) 4 times – 5 sts.  Break off yarn leaving an end.  Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle.  Pull up tightly and fasten securely.

Ear (Make 2):  With straight needles using Black, cast on 7 sts.  Work even in St st for 10 rows, end on WS.

Dec Row 1 (RS):  K2, k3 tog, k2 – 5 sts.

Dec Row 2 (WS):  P1, p3 tog, p1– 3 sts.

Dec Row 3 (RS):  K3 tog – 1 st.  Fasten off.

Ear Lining (Make 2):  With straight needles, using Suede, cast on 7 sts.  Complete same as ear.

 

FINISHING

Sew mouth lining to chin and muzzle.  Sew ears to ear linings.  Sew ears to top of head.  Sew side seam.  Sew on buttons for eyes. With Black, embroider a nose.  /!\ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. If you intend to make this project for children 6 years old or younger, please use embroidered eyes in place of button "eyes".