Backyard Critters 1: Beaver, Squirrel, Fox Felted Knit Amigurumi Pattern, 4 inch
Beaver, Squirrel, Fox
Finished Size: Approximately 3-1/2 to 4 inches (8.9-10.2cm) tall, depending on yarn used and amount of felting.
Yarn: Use only 100% wool, worsted weight. Do not use a ‘superwash’ wool as this will not felt. Bleached white yarns do not felt and many off-white yarns may not felt well. Test a sample knit swatch of white yarn before using. Yardages are approximate:
- Beaver: Brown (30yd/27.5m); Black, (16yd/14.5m).
- Squirrel: Gray-Brown (28yd/25.5m); Natural (24yd/22m).
- Fox: Rust (46yd/42m); White (12yd/11m).
Needles: Straight needles, size 10 US (6mm).
- Felt: black, pink (All), white (Beaver).
- Embroidery floss: black, pink, white (All).
- Yarn needle; embroidery needle.
- Polyester Pellets, Approximately 1oz (28g) per project
- Small amount of waste cotton yarn to temporarily secure seams.
Stitches: M1 (Make one), K2TOG.