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Adventures in Mochimochi Land
finished size
1¼" (3CM) tall

NOTES : The finished project is very small and is not suitable for children aged three and under. • This project is written to be knit in the round on 2 DPNs. If you get a ladder effect because of this, you can work it on 3 DPNs instead.

Samples knit with Knit Picks Palette, 100% wool, 1¾ oz (50G), 231 yds (211M) in Hyacinth, Pistachio, Custard, ,and Black

Posted by PG UK from London, United Kingdom • Published See PG UK's 39 projects »

© 2022 Anna Hrachovec / Potter Craft · Reproduced with permission.
  • Step 1

    Cast on 6 stitches onto 2 DPNs and join to work in a round.
    RND 1: [Kfb] 6 times (12 sts).
    RNDS 2–5: Knit (4 rnds).
    RND 6: K1, [k2tog] twice, k2, [k2tog] twice, k1 (8 sts).
    Insert a tiny amount of stuffing into the piece.
    RND 7: K1, [kfb] twice, k2, [kfb] twice, k1 (12 sts).
    RNDS 8–10: Knit (3 rnds).
    RND 11: K1, [k2tog] twice, k2, [k2tog] twice, k1 (8 sts).
    Insert a tiny amount of stuffing into the top of the piece.

  • Step 2

    Working with only the 4 stitches on the needle with the working yarn attached, knit 3 rows as an I-cord.
    Break the yarn, leaving a tail of 12" (30.5cm).
    Thread the tail onto a tapestry needle, and draw the yarn tightly through the stitches of the I-cord you just worked. Next, insert the needle back through the I-cord and reattach the yarn to the leftmost stitch on the remaining DPN. Knit 3 rows as an I-cord, then draw the tail tightly through the stitches.

  • Step 3

    With black, embroider eyes with one small horizontal stitch for each, placed 2 stitches below the ears and spaced 2 stitches apart.
    Weave in the loose ends.

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