Daisy Toy

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Daisy Toy

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This small and delightful daisy toy doesn't have any hard pieces that could be swallowed by baby. Shown in Bernat Softee Baby.

Single Size
Approx 7½ ins [19 cm] diameter (excluding legs).
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The materials for this project cost $26.07

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 7½ ins [19 cm] diameter (excluding legs).

Step 2:

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Contrast A

Softee Baby | Lemon, 02003Edit Color
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Contrast B

Softee Baby | White, 02000Edit Color
$4.99

Contrast C

Softee Baby | Soft Fern, 30221Edit Color
$4.99

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 3/3.25mm
$3.15

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
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Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 7/4.5mm
$4.00

Materials not included in this kit:

Stuffing.

Small amount of black yarn to embroider eyes.

The materials for this project cost $26.07

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

psso = pass slipped stitch over

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 7½ ins [19 cm] diameter (excluding legs).

MATERIALS

Daisy
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
Contrast A Lemon (02003) 1
Contrast B White (02000) 1
Contrast C Soft Fern (30221) 1

GAUGE

24 sts and 30 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with smaller needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Body
With smaller needles and A, cast on 72 sts.
Work 4 rows stocking st.
5th row:(RS). K1. *Sl1. K2tog. psso. K7. Rep from * to last st. K1. 58 sts rem.
Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows stocking st.
11th row:K1. *Sl1. K2tog. psso. K5. Rep from * to last st. K1. 44 sts rem.
Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows stocking st.
17th row:K1. *Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. Rep from * to last st. K1. 30 sts rem.
Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows stocking st.
23rd row:K1. *M1. K1. M1. K3. Rep from * to last st. K1. 44 sts.
Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows stocking st.
29th row:K1. *M1. K1. M1. K5. Rep from * to last st. K1. 58 sts.
Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows stocking st.
35th row:K1. *M1. K1. M1. K7. Rep from * to last st. K1. 72 sts.
Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows stocking st.
Cast off.
Legs(make 2).
Note:Legs are knit with 2 strands of yarn tog throughout.
With 2 double-pointed needles and 2 strands of C, cast on 4 sts. K4. Do not turn. *Slide sts to other end of needle. K4. Rep from * until cord measures 5 ins [12.5 cm].
Next row:K2tog. K2. 3 sts rem.
Shape Foot: **1st and alt rows:(WS).Purl.
2nd row:(K1. yo) twice. K1.
4th row:K2. yo. K1. yo. K2.
6th row:K3. yo. K1. yo. K3. 9 sts.
8th and 10th rows:Knit.
12th row:K2. ssk. K1. K2tog. K2.
7 sts rem.
14th row:K1. ssk. K1. K2tog. K1.
5 sts rem.
16th row:ssk. K1. K2tog. 3 sts rem.
18th row:Sl1. K2tog. psso. Fasten off.**
Arms(make 2).
With larger needles and 2 strands of C, cast on 3 sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for Foot.
Petals(make 6).
Note:Petals are knit with 2 strands of yarn held tog throughout.
With larger needles and 2 strands of B, cast on 12 sts.
Knit 7 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
8th row:(RS). K1. ssk. K6. K2tog. K1.
9th and alt rows: Knit.
10th row:K1. ssk. K4. K2tog. K1.
12th row:K1. ssk. K2. K2tog. K1.
14th row:K1. ssk. K2tog. K1. Cast off rem 4 sts.
Finishing
Body:Sew cast on and cast off edges tog, stuffing as you go. Sew rem side edges tog to close tube. Sew Petals evenly around outer seam of Body. Sew Arms and Legs to lower edge of Body (see picture). With black yarn, using satin stitch, embroider eyes.