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Roary the Lion


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Roary is knitted as a top down with the head front legs and body knitted in one flat piece, the back legs, ears and tail are knitted separately. I was after a realistic looking Lion. I hope that you will enjoy knitting him as much as I enjoyed designing him. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit, Purl, Increase by M1, Decrease by K2tog and a Central Double Decrease , Knitting with 3 yarns across the same row. GAUGE Not important, just ensure that your knitting weave is tight enough so that the toy filling does not show. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 12 inches PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Ice Yarns

Recommended with this pattern

  • 3.75mm Staight and Circular needles, 4 Stitch Markers, Main Color 80g of Worsted Weight/10ply yarn, Contrast Color 80g of Long Eyelash yarn, 2x12mm Safety Eyes, 1x18mm Safety Nose, Small amount of Black DK/8ply yarn for mouth and claw embroidery, Toy Fibre Filling.
  • Small gauge DPN needles or large stitch holder to secure back legs when stitching to the body.

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I am now retired, having worked as a Laboratory Analyst for 25 years. I have always loved to knit and sew but didn't have the time while working shift work and raising my 2 sons. I now have 5 grandchildren and lots of time to indulge in craft work. You can also find me here