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Fox Scarf

from Rian Anderson
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Fox Scarf
Fox Scarf
Fox Scarf
Fox Scarf
Fox Scarf
Fox Scarf

Pattern Description:

A little furry knitted fox to wrap around your neck - the ethical alternative to the fox fur wrap - no foxes are harmed in the making of this scarf!
Cute and lifelike - keep it away from your beagle...

Make him as a red fox, or all in white to blend into the arctic snow.
He "bites his tail" to stay in place around your shoulders.


18 sts, 36 rows on 4.5 mm needles in garter stitch (knit every row) and 8 ply/DK yarn = 10 cm square.
12 sts, 16 rows on 6.5 mm needles in stocking stitch using eyelash /fur yarn and 8 ply/DK yarn (1 strand of each) together = 10 cm square.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approx 100 cm long from nose to tail, 16 cms wide at middle of body.


  • orange mix x 100 - 130 gms eyelash yarn (eg Jazz or Flurry)
  • or for arctic fox : white x 5 gms (same yarns)
  • 8 ply / DK yarn: orange x 60 gms (or 75 gms white for arctic fox), black x 20 gms for feet and ears, white x 10 gms for chin and tail

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 pr 4.5 mm (US 7) needles
  • 1 pr 6.5 mm (US 10.5 ) needles
  • pair of 18 mm red "glass" toy eyes with safety backs
  • 30 mm black dog nose with safety back.
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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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