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Heidelberg, Gauteng, South Africa

I'm a fibreholic - slightly off beat, dancing to my own tune, a whizz at multi-tasking - I juggle being a wife; mother; fibre artist; author, consulting editor - textiles for Stitches magazine; .. ...

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Zebra from African Animal Baby Mobile

from Dana Biddle Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Zebra from African Animal Baby Mobile
Zebra from African Animal Baby Mobile Zebra from African Animals Baby Mobile

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit

Pattern Description:

The African Animal Baby Mobile is made up of 5 African animals commonly found in our national parks and game reserves around the country, they are not quite the Big 5 but they are my favourite five. This pattern is for the zebra only and includes instructions for making a mobile. If you would like the patterns for the other animals, lion, elephant, giraffe and hippo, they are available individually and also as an e-book.

You will need:
Yarn - DK woolscraps of black and natural
Eyes and nostrils - black
Mobile Stick - sky blue
3mm knitting needles
Super wash Merino tops for stuffing
Dowel stick length to suit you
Curtain ring
Elasticised transparent beading cord
5 buttons to match your animals
12 crimp beads


  • DK Yarn - black, natural, blue
  • 3mm knitting needles
  • Super wash merino tops
  • dowel stick
  • crtain ring
  • elasticised transparent beading cord
  • buttons to match your animal
  • crimp beads
  • pliers

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

ColourSpun Natural Designer Yarn


Black and Natural