Brass Animals by Sachiyo Ishii

Brass Animals

Knitting
September 2023
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
10cm, 19cm
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Knitting Pattern PDF to make an elephant and a mouse with musical instruments.

Finished size: Mouse 10cm, Elephant 19cm
The elephant has a drum and the mouse has cymbals. The instruments are attached to the bodies.
All parts are knitted flat and sewn up at the end. No circular knitting is required. The elephant’s body is stuffed with toy stuffing and a few small coins as weights to counterbalance the drum. Omit the weights if you prefer.

Yarn
Sirdar Snuggly DK
Small amounts unless indicated.
A 15g Whisper 313
B Sorbet 509
C Bramble 501
D Precious 187
E White 251
F Biscuit 522
G Flamenco 242

About the yarn
50g per 165m, 55% Nylon, 45% Acrylic
Tension
28 sts x 32 rows =10cm square (not essential)

Tools & Supplies
• 3mm knitting needles
• 3mm crochet hook
• Chenille needle
• Stitch holder
• Toy stuffing
• 2 x 5cm wooden skewers
• A small amount of pink 4-ply (fingering)
• 2 x 6mm and 2 x 4mm mushroom-shaped eye beads
• Cotton thread
• Weights (small coins, dry beans, etc.)
• Liquid glue

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