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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 ...

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Mortimer Moose on the Loose

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mortimer Moose on the Loose
Mortimer Moose on the Loose
Mortimer Moose on the Loose
Mortimer Moose on the Loose

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,

Designed by Mary Martin - The Knitting Needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • felted doll measures approx 16" from antler to toe


  • 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