Arctic fox by Sachiyo Ishii

Arctic fox

Knitting
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
22 cm sitting height
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This toy is worked flat in pieces and seamed. The stitches are all simple, but take your time with sewing up carefully for a neat finish.

Yarn used for the sample
A 65g Stylecraft Cosy Delight Nordic White (1847)
B A small amount of Stylecraft Special Aran Cream (1005)
C A small amount of Stylecraft Special Aran Silver (1203)
D A small amount of dark brown DK (8-ply) yarn

About the yarn
Cosy Delight: Chunky (Bulky, 12-ply) weight, 76% Acrylic, 24% Polymide
Special Aran: Aran (Worsted, 10-ply) weight, 196m per 100g, 100% Acrylic

Tension
18 sts x 22 rows = 10 cm measured over St st

Needles used
4mm straight

Other supplies
• A chenille or tapestry needle
• Toy stuffing
• A pair of 12 mm safety eyes

Practical tips
• Leave longs ends at the beginning and end for sewing.
• Sew seam with RS facing, using mattress stitch.
• If you do not wish to use beads, embroider eyes with black yarn.