The nice thing about toys is gauge is not important. I typically go down 1 to 2 needles sizes from the size suggested for the yarn I am using. I used a size 5 needle with worsted weight yarn for this pattern.
90 yards of Worsted weight
I am a Navy wife and mom to 4 kids. I have been crafting all of my life. My grandma taught me to knit when I was just six years old and I have been knitting religiously for the past 12 years.