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I live in Brighton, Sussex, UK
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Little Ele

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Little Ele
Little Ele
Little Ele

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • work with intarsia and fairisle

Pattern Description:

This is a mini version of a ladies cardigan I knitted based on indian textiles. The elephant motif was very popular with little ones so I designed this smaller, simpler version just for them featuring the little elephant.


20 sts x 29 rows on US5/3.75mm needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Ages 4-5 years and 6-7 years


  • 1 pair US Size 5/3 25mm needles
  • 1 pair of US Size 5/3.75mm needles
  • 1 darning needle for sewing up
  • DK Cotton - 225g Red
  • DK Cotton - 120g Blue
  • DK Cotton - 120g Yellow
  • DK Cotton - 50g Orange
  • DK Cotton - 50g Green
  • DK Cotton - 50g Lime
  • 20g each of Gold and Silver thread (DK weight if necessary use 2 finer strands together)

You Will Also Need:

  • 6 Buttons

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

I used Texere Double Top Cotton but any DK Cotton (or wool) would be OK as long as you can match the tension