Begin at end of one front leg and using white cast on 6 sts.
1st row: Inc K wise into every st — 12 sts. Beginning with a P row. st-st 11 rows *. Break off yarn and leave sts on a spare double-pointed needle.
Work second leg in same way as far as *. Mark each end of next row with a coloured thread. With right side of work facing. K across the second set of leg sts on the knitting needle, then across the leg sts on spare needle — 24 sts.
Continue in st-st and work 15 rows.
Shape back of body
Next row: (K2tog) to end — 6 sts. B & T tightly.
Join row ends from the coloured threads to the B & T sts, leaving a gap in seam.
Join row ends of each leg from the coloured threads to cast on edge. Oversew across cast on sts of each leg. Turn right side out. Stuff legs, then body. Close gap in seam.
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