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Koala Baby

Materials · Set of 3.25mm needles (UK size 10, US size 3) · Yarn needle · Toy Stuffing · Scissors · 5mm Toy safety eyes Yarn colours · Grey · White · Scraps of black yarn/thread if embroidering the eyes and nose Yarn weight: Double knitting (DK) Gauge: not important but make it tight so stuffing doesn’t show through Finished measurements: approx 4” tall and 3.5” wide *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Body CO6 1. Purl 2. *Kfb* along(12sts) 3. Purl 4. *kfb, k1* along (18sts) 5. Purl

purl 4. Use tail to mattress stitch the body closed stopping halfway to fill with stuffing. Ears (make 2) CO2 in white 1. *K2tog. *kfb. kfb every sts (12sts) 3. *K2tog. k2* along (24sts) 7. Head CO6 1. purl 4. *kfb. (Begin with Purl) st-st for 15 rows 22. (Begin with purl) st-st 7 rows 16. Continue to mattress stitch until you reach the cast on stitches. *kfb* along (6sts) Change to grey 5. *K2tog. purl 2. Purl 22. Draw the yarn through the cast off stitches. *k2tog * along (18sts) 23. k1* along (12sts) 21. Purl 20. Weave in any leftover yarn ends. kfb. Purl 6. k2* along (18sts) 19. Use tail to mattress stitch row ends closed stopping halfway to fill with stuffing. *kfb* along (12sts) 7. purl 6. k1* along (18sts) 5. BO BO remaining stitches leaving a long tail. *Kfb* along (36sts) 7-21. pull tightly and secure. purl 2. Purl 18. Draw tail through remaining stitches and pull tightly and secure. * kfb. Purl 8. BO Leave a long yarn tail to sew the ears to the head .6. k3* along (24sts) 17. k3* along (30sts) 9-15. purl 8.k1 (3sts) 3. leaving a long tail. At this stage you may want to add the safety eyes and embroider a nose. *K2tog * along (6sts) Cut yarn. Close remaining opening leaving a long tail to sew onto body.

BO Leave a long yarn tail to mattress stitch the row end together. k1* along (12st) 5-9. then draw through all the cast on stitches to give a drawstring effect. *kfb* along (8st) 3. . Sew the head onto the BO neck edge of the body. Continue up to the cast on stitches. *kfb. Finishing • • • Attach ears to each side of the head by whip stitching the row ends as cast on stitches of the ears along the head length-wise. pull tightly and secure and weave in any loose ends.Arms (make 2) CO4 1. Continue up to the cast on stitches. purl 4. *kfb* along (8st) 3. (Begin with Purl) st-st 5 rows 10. pull tightly and secure and weave in any loose ends. *kfb* along (16st) 5-9. Stop halfway and fill with stuffing. Legs (make 2) CO4 1. purl 2. BO Leave a long yarn tail to mattress stitch the row end together. purl 2. Attach arms and legs with the BO stitches against the body. purl 4. then draw through all the cast on stitches to give a drawstring effect. Stop halfway and fill with stuffing. (Begin with purl) st-st 5 rows 10.