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Crocodile Scarf

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Crocodile Scarf
Crocodile Scarf
Crocodile Scarf
Crocodile Scarf
Crocodile Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, increase (including knit, purl, knit, purl, knit) all in one stitch), decrease,

Pattern Description:

A little crocodile to wrap around your neck - he bites his own tail instead of you!
Long enough for an adult as well as a child.

One of a series of scarves for children (and adults with a quirky sense of humour!). 
All have a head with a mouth that you can thread the tail through.


18 sts, 34 rows on 4.5 mm (US 7) needles in garter
stitch (knit every row) and 8 ply yarn = 10 cm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approx 80 cm long from nose to tail, 13 cms wide at middle of body.


  • 8 ply yarn / DK yarn: green (or brown if you prefer) x 100 gms ; white (or yellow) x 10 gms for teeth

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 pr 4.5 mm (US 7) needles 1 pr 3.5 mm (US 4) or 3.75 mm (US 5) needles
  • tapestry needle for sewing, a few safety pins a pair of 18 mm sew-on "joggle" eyes

Suggested yarn:

250 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

any smooth DK yarn


green or brown
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I learnt to knit when I was 4 and have been happily creating ever since.

I have a lot of fun designing patterns for sale - most are quirky things like dog tea cosies, dragon scarves and koala ...

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