Mortimer Moose on the Loose

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Mortimer Moose on the Loose Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Toy

Item:

Animal

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Mortimer suggests that you have a good knitting skill set including: how to knit, purl, increase, decrease, and that you are comfortable knitting in the round on double pointed needles, and working short rows.

Pattern Description:

My mom loved living in the Great Northwest. We have an abundance of wildlife for inspiration, which spurred her motivation to create a "Moose on the Loose" and no other name seemed to be more fitting than Mortimer.

There are more critters out there in the woods....stay posted!

Happy Knitting,
Jan


Designed by Mary Martin - The Knitting Needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • felted doll measures approx 16" from antler to toe

Materials:

  • 2 skeins of worsted weight wool (no superwash please) light camel color for body & a darker brown for the antlers. 1 Pair #9 straight needles and 1 set #9 double pointed needles.
  • You will also need: two 15mm solid black animal eyes, and two #5mm black round eyes with holes, or tiny black buttons, polyester fiberfill, stitch holders, plastic markers and tapestry needle.

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Brown Sheep Lambs Pride

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My Pattern Store on Craftsy is all about my mom. She had a passion for knitting that spanned decades. Her designing was born of necessity, as she was widowed at 30 with two small boys and a newborn (me) to raise. It just seemed natural for her to take her passion and turn it into a career. She established her business "The Knitting Needle" in the early 70's and continued to design until she was ...

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