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ELEGANT ELEPHANT

‚óŹ He is elegant as ele- phants go! And he's quickly knitted in

plain garter-stitch.

SURE to be a great

favorite with the children, this elephant will be a durable toy.

Materials: 5 balls grey Pea- cock Kooba: 2 small buttons: 1 pr. No. 12 knitting needles: kapok or suitable filling:

thread of black wool.

This toy is worked in double wool and garter-stitch.

TRUNK (Make 2)

Cast on 4 sts. K 2 rows.

3rd Row: K 2 tog., k to last st., k twice into last st.

K 3 rows.

Rep. last 4 rows once.

11th Row: K to last st., k twice into last st.

12th Row: Knit Rep. last 2 rows.

15th Row: K twice into 1st st., k to end.

16th Row: Knit.

17th Row: K twice into 1st st., k to last 2 sts., k 2 tog.

K 3 rows.

21st Row: K twice into 1st st., k to end.

22nd Row: Knit.

23rd Row: K twice into 1st st., k to last 2 sts.. k 2 tog.

24th Row: Knit

25th Row: K twice into 1st st., k to end.

26th Row: Knit.

Rep. last 2 rows 3 times. Leave on a spare needle.

BODY

Front Leg: Cast on 14 sts. K 2 rows.

3rd Row: K to last 2 sts., k 2 tog.

4th Row: Knit. Rep. 3rd row.

K 19 rows.

25th Row: K to last st.. k twice into last st.

K 3 rows.

Rep. last 4 rows. Leave on spare needle.

Back Leg: Cast on 12 sts. K 2 rows.

3rd Row: K to last 2 sts., k 2 tog.

GREY wool has been used for this elephant, but children would be equally delighted if you made it in a bright color. Small buttons make the eyes.

4th Row: Knit. Rep. 3rd row. K 21 rows.

27th Row: K, inc. 1 st. each end of row.

28th Row: Knit.

29th Row: K to last st., k twice into last st.

30th Row: Knit.

31st Row: K twice into 1st st., k to end.

Cast on 10 sts., pick up sts. on spare needle for front leg, k to last st., k twice into last

st.

32nd Row: K to last st., k twice into last st.

33rd Row: K twice into 1st st., k to end.

34th Row: Knit.

Rep. last 2 rows.

37th Row: K to last st., k twice into last st.

38th Row: Knit

Rep. last 2 rows 3 times.

45th Row: K to end, pick up sts. on spare needle for

trunk, k to end.

46th Row: K 2 tog., k to end.

K 3 rows.

50th Row: K 2 tog., k to end.

K 5 rows.

56th Row: K 2 tog., k to

end.

Rep. last row.

58th Row: Knit

59th Row: K to last 2 sts., k 2 tog.

60th Row: Knit.

61st Row: K 2 tog. each end. 62nd Row: Knit.

63rd Row: K to last 2 sts., k 2 tog.

Rep. last 2 rows 3 times. 70th Row: Knit.

71st Row: K 2 tog., k to

end.

Rep. last row twice.

74th Row: K 2 tog., k to

end.

75th Row: Cast off 8 sts., k to end.

Rep. last 2 rows twice.

80th Row: K 2 tog. each end. Rep. last row twice

Cast off, k 2 tog. each end. UNDERBODY (Make 2)

Work same as body until 38th row has been worked.

Cast off

EARS (Make 2) Cast on 12 sts. K 1 row.

2nd Row: K, inc. 1 st. each

end.

3rd Row: Knit.

Rep. last 2 rows 3 times.

10th Row: K to last st.. k twice into last st.

11th Row: Knit.

Rep. last 2 rows twice.

16th Row: K to last 2 sts., k 2 tog.

17th Row: Knit.

18th Row: K 2 tog. each

end.

19th Row: Knit.

Rep. last 4 rows 3 times.

Cast off. k 2 tog. each end. SOLES OF FEET (Make 4)

Cast on 5 sts. K 1 row.

2nd Row: K. inc. 1 st. each

end.

3rd Row: Knit.

Rep. last 2 rows twice.

K 5 rows.

13th Row: K 2 tog. each

end.

14th Row: Knit

Rep. last 2 rows twice.

Cast off.

TAIL Cast on 7 sts. K 28 rows.

29th Row: K 2 tog. each

end.

30th Row: Knit

Rep. last 2 rows once.

Cast off.

TO MAKE UP

Join underbody across cast- off edge.

Join the underbody legs and legs of body at the sides, leav- ing an opening at the bottom, then sew up body, leaving an opening on back for stuffing. Sew pads in bottom of legs. Fold tail in half and sew up, leaving an opening at cast-on edge. Turn right side out and stuff well. Sew up opening. Sew into position. Sew ears on the side of head at cast-on edge and pointed part of ears at bottom. Work toes with black wool. Sew eyes into position.

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