Fenimore Fennec

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Fenimore Fennec Pattern


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Knitting: Fenimore Fennec
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details







Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • work in the round on dpns
  • seam

Pattern Description:

Fenimore is a Fennec. A desert fox with super long ears, sporting the colours of his sandy habitat...

This cuddly chap is mainly worked in the round, except for the ears which are worked flat and seamed up.

Skills required: working small pieces in the round (dpns or magic loop), changing colours, increases, decreases, stuffing pieces while still on the needles, a small amount of seaming (for the ears) and stitching pieces together. Photo help and sewing tips are provided to aid in assembling the toy, along with a diagram showing all measurements and circumferences to work and stuff the toy to.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 16 cm (6 1/2 inches) tall, excluding the height of the ears, which are approximately 10 cm (4 inches) high.


  • 3.75 mm (US 5) needles
  • tapestry needle for stitching together
  • DK weight yarn 245 yards (224 m)
  • toy stuffing

Suggested yarn:

245 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Women's Institute Soft & Cuddly

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I love designing and knitting cute and quirky accessories and decorative items, they really put a little smile into my day, and I hope yours too...!

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