Bonnie Wee Mouse is worked entirely in the round - no purling and no seaming! The legs, tail and arms are knit first so you can attach them as you work the body. This construction is simple & quick making for a fun, fast knit.
-knitting in the round
-k2tog & ssk decreases
-Three-needle decrease (instructions w/photo tutorial provided in pattern)
-C/O & B/O
Materials & Tools
-Any weight yarn - approx. 60 yds
-Needles - DPNs, 2 circs or a 40" circular for Magic Loop. Size will vary depending on the yarn you use (see Gauge)
-additional needle for three-needle decrease technique
-tapestry & embroidery needles
-2 safety eyes
You want a tight fabric when knitting toys so
the polyfil won't poke through. I always go down
1 - 2 needle sizes from the smallest size
recommended on the yarn label.