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Loom Knit Mouse
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: L10030 Knit this mouse with the Martha Stewart Crafts Lion Brand Yarn Knit & Weave Loom Kit.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 4 x 3 1/2 in. (10 x 9 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-105 Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Silver Blue

Lightest gray-blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (A)

860-143 Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Antique Rose Deep medium rose



Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (B)

Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit
Quantity needed: 1
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Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing
Small amount of dark grey yarn
GAUGE:
18 stitches = about 4 in. (10 cm)
EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.

Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
1. Follow loom manual instructions for SINGLE KNITTING for how to cast on, knit and bind off.
2. Each small piece of Mouse is knit on one semi-circle loom piece. The curved shape of the semi-circle piece does not affect the shape of the finished knit fabric.
3. Loom can be configured into a variety of shapes to suit your preference. If desired, use additional loom pieces to configure loom into any shape, then knit back and forth in rows on just one side of loom.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY

Loom Configuration
Use the following piece: (1) 28-hole semi-circle piece.

Set Up

Insert 18 small pegs into center 18 holes of 28-hole semi-circle piece - 18 working pegs placed.

With A, cast on to every working peg.

Working back and forth in rows, knit every row until piece measures 7 in. (18 cm) from beginning.

Bind off.

OUTER EAR (make 2)

Loom Configuration

Use the following piece: (1) 28-hole semi-circle piece.

Set Up

Place 8 small pegs into center 8 holes of 28-hole semi-circle piece - 8 working pegs placed.

With A, cast on to every working peg.

Knit 5 rows.

Bind off as follows: cut working yarn, leaving an 8 in. (20.5 cm) yarn tail; thread tail into yarn needle provided with loom. Slide needle through yarn loop on peg from bottom to top of loop. Repeat along loom until all loops are threaded. Gently remove knitting from loom. Pull end of yarn to gather stitches, knot securely.

INNER EAR (make 2)

Loom Configuration

Use the following piece: (1) 28-hole semi-circle piece.

Set Up

Place 4 small pegs into center 4 holes of 28-hole semi-circle piece - 4 working pegs placed.

With B, cast on to every working peg.

Knit 3 rows.

Bind off as for Outer Ear.

FINISHING

Fold Body in half. With A threaded into yarn needle, seam sides and top edge, stuffing as you go.

Sew Inner Ear to Outer Ear. Sew Ears to Body. With dark grey yarn, embroider a straight stitch nose.

Tail

Cut 3 strands of A, each 16 in. (40.5 cm) long. Hold strands of yarn together and fold in half.

Insert crochet hook supplied with loom into the Body at the spot where you'd like the tail to be, then bring the hook back out of the Body. Insert the hook through the fold of the yarn strands, and pull strands through Body, forming a loop. Pull ends of yarn through this loop. Pull to tighten. Divide strands into 3 groups of 2 strands each and braid. Knot and trim ends.

For whiskers, cut 2 strands of dark grey yarn, each 3 in. (7.5 cm) long. Center strands below nose and sew to Body with 1 or 2 straight stitches. Knot ends of whiskers.

Thread yarn ends into yarn needle and weave in ends.


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