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Knitted Wild Animals: A collection of adorable animals to knit from scratch

ISBN: 978-1-86108-670-9

Where page numbers differ in the 2009 edition, these are stated in square brackets.

Your edition of this book may require the following corrections, these appear in bold:

Zebra 
Page 54 – Forelegs 
Dec row: (K1, k2tog) to end (16 sts). 
Beg with a p row, stocking-st 5 rows. 
Join on B and work stripe carrying yarn loosely up side of work, working the next 4 rows in B and then 4 rows in A, doing this alternatively throughout whilst shaping as follows:

Lion 
Page 58 – Head 
Third dec row from end of this section. 
Dec row: (K2, k2tog) to end (27 sts).

Tiger
Page 68 – Head 
Row 7: Using A, k1, (m1, k4) to end (36 sts).

Crocodile 
Page 74 [Page 88] – Body and head 
Row 80: P17, moss-st 31, p17
Page 75 [Page 89] 
Dec row: (P2tog) to end (7 sts). 
Thread yarn through rem sts, pull tight and secure.

Monkey 
Page 79 [Page 75] – Muzzle 
Inc row: K1, (m1, k2) to last st, m1, k1 (42 sts).

Snake 
Page 84 [Page 80] – Head 
Beg at neck using the thumb method and A, cast on 30 sts. 
P1 row. 
Inc row: K2, (m1, k2) to end (44 sts).

Rhino 
Page 92 – Head 
Second inc row. 
Inc row: K2, (m1, k4) to last 2 sts, m1, k2 (40 sts).

Page 93 – Snout 
Join row-ends of snout and with seam at centre of underneath, over-sew cast-off sts. Stuff snout and with seam at centre of underneath, pin and sew snout to centre of lower half of head. 
Horns 
Join row-ends of each horn and stuff, pushing stuffing into tips with tweezers. Sew horns to snout with seams at centre back, the small horn behind the large horn.

Warthog 
Page 99 – Embroidering the features 
To make the eyes, tie a knot in two lengths of black yarn winding the yarn round 6 times to make each knot (see page 122). Check that the knots are the same size. Tie eyes on head to 4th row above snout with 6 clear knitted sts in between and run ends into head.

Koala 
Page 102 – Hind legs 
Rows 4 –6: Beg with a p row, stocking-st 3 rows. 
Rep last 6 rows 3 more times. 
Arms 
Dec row: K4, (k2tog) 4 times, k8, (k2tog) 4 times, k4 (24 sts).

Techniques 
Page 114 – Slip knot 
Leave a long length of yarn – as a rough guide, allow 3/8in (1cm) for each stitch to be casted on plus an extra length for sewing up.

 

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