Choo Choo Train by Sachiyo Ishii

Choo Choo Train

Knitting
January 2024
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
3.0 mm
40cm
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All parts are knitted flat and sewn up at the end.
Finished size: 40cm long, 12-13cm tall with the animals sitting in the carriages, each carriage is 12cm long.
The carriages and wheels are reinforced with non-corrugated cardboard material. A cereal box can be also used for this purpose. Additionally, the wooden skewers provide support to the front carriage’s roof. Dolls and animals are stuffed with toy stuffing and the eyes are created by sewing black beads. Alternatively, one can use black yarn to create French knots for the eyes.
The wheels are secured and do not turn.
The crochet hook is to make chains and pick up stitches. It does not need to be precisely 3mm.

4 files, 17 pages with detailed step-by-step assembly instructions

Yarn
Small amounts, no more than 20g each
Sirdar Snuggly DK (8-ply)
A Biscuit
B White
C Bramble
D Choo Choo Train
E Pea Shoot
F Lullaby
G Marmalade
H Sky
J Tawny
K Ketchup
L Sorbet
Unbranded DK
M Black
N Light Brown

Tools & Supplies
• 3mm knitting needles
• 3mm crochet hook
• Chenille needle
• All-purpose sewing needle
• Stitch holder
• Scrap yarn or stitch marker
• Sturdy card
• Masking tape or glue
• 3mm black beads
• 4mm eye beads
• Cotton thread
• Fabric glue
• Toy stuffing
• Pink pastel
• Fabric and paper scissors