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I got into knitting toys because they are quick and the kids just love them. They are sure to bring a smile to your face and those you love.

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Mango the Giraffe

from The Byrd's Nest
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mango the Giraffe
Mango the Giraffe
Mango the Giraffe
Mango the Giraffe
Mango the Giraffe

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • basic increases and decreases

Pattern Description:

Mango is a lovely huggable giraffe. He is just waiting to be made for the child in your life. Have fun and enjoy!

Mango can be made with just about any color combination. He has a moss stitch muzzle and hoofs. The pattern includes instructions for hearts and square spots.

Mango is about 22 inches tall and is knit in the round using stitches such as:
m1, k2tog, moss stitch, kfb, p2tog, and ssk

You will need three colors of yarn. I used less then one skein of each color.


24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in st st in the round

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 22 inches tall


  • worsted weight yarn in three contrasting colors
  • US size 7/4.0mm DPNs

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker
  • polyester filberfill
  • tapestry needle
  • small scrap of black yarn