Lucky Black

Work basic body shape in black yarn.

Arms(make2)

Cast on4 sts using 2i/.mm dpns and black yarn.

Work i-cord until it measures 2!-iiri (6cm).

Fastenoffendandtieaknotinthecordclose to the end to create paw.

Stitch both arms into place either side of finger tube, just below head.

Tail

Cast on4 sts using 2i4mm dpns and black yarn.

Work i-cord until it measures 2J/.in (7cm), Fasten offend.

Stitch tail into place at the base of the finger tube, at the back.

Cast on6 sts using 2%mm needles. Row 1 Knit, Row 2 Purl.

Rep rows 1&2 once more. Row 5 (K2tog) 3 times. [3 sts] Row 6 Purl. Row 7 K3tog.

Break yarn andfasten off. Stitch tip ends In and use base ends to stitch ears into place on left and right sides of head.

Finishing

Stitch two green beads into place on front of head for eyes.

Stitch short lengths of black mohair into placetoformwhlskersandthenstitchplnk bead/button on topofthe whiskers for a nose.

Work basic body shape In oatmeal yarn. Wings (make 2}

Cast on 3 sts using 2i/.mm needles and light grey.

Row 1 Kl, yfwd, Kl, yfwd, Kl. [S sts] Row 2 and every alt row Purl.

Row 3 K 2, yfwd, Kl,yfwd, K2. [7 sts] Row 5 K 3, yfwd, kl.yfwd, K3. [9 sts] Row 7 Knit, Row 8 Purl.

Rep rows 7 & 8 two times more.

Row 14 Purl.

Row 15 Kl, k2tog, Kl, k2tog tbl, Kl. [5 sts] Row 16 Purl,

Cast off. Break yarn, fasten off and press lightly. Stitch tipendsinand use cast off ends to stitch wings into place on left and right sides of finger tubejust under head.

Finishing

Stitch two orange buttons Into place on head for eyes.

Taking two Sin (15cm) lengths of light grey yarn and a crochet hook, create ear tufts as follows:

Insertthe hook under a knitted stitch approximately V; in (1.5cm) to the leftofthe centre top of head, directly above the eye.

Fold one length of yarn in half and then loop thefolded lengths over the hook and pull partlythroughtocreatea loop.

Push four ends thro ugh this loop and pull tightly to secure In place.

Trim yarns to approximately %in (1cm) In length to create short tuft.

Pullfirmly on the tuft to ensure it is tightly In place.

Repeat ove r ri ght eye. BAT

Work basic body shape In blackyarn. Wings

Cut wings from black felt to match photograph and stitch into place atthe back of the finger tube, just below the head.

Finishing

Stitch two yellow beads into place on front of head for eyes.

Makeeartuftsin blackyarn as per Instructions for owl eartufts.

SPOOKYGHOST

Work basic body shape in white yarn. Skirt

Cast on 36 sts and split evenly between 3 dpns. [12 sts on each] Round 1 Knit.

Rep round 1 six times more Round8'Kl, k2tog; repfrom 'toend. [24 sts] Round 9 Knit.

Rep round 9 six times more. Round 16 *K2, k2tog; repfrom 'to end. [18 sts]

Round 17 Knit.

Round 18 Knit. Breakyarn leaving a longtail, thread into a darnlngneedleand thread through remaining stitches. Slip the skirt over thefingertube until It sits snugly below the head. Tightly draw the stitches up, cinching the neck up. Use thetail end yarn and darning needle to fasten securely into place.

Finishing

Make a short length of twisted cord using two lengths of white yarn andfasten onto thetopofthehead.

Stitch two black beads Into place for eyes.

Row 15 K3 (6:8:11: 14:17),*K6,C4R,K6, C4L, K4, * work from * to * 4 times, K5 (8:10:13:16:19). Row 16 P3 (6:8:11:2:5), K2, * (P10, K2) twice,

* work from * to * 4 (4:4:4: 5:5) times, P3 (6:8: 11:2:5).

Row 17 Knit

Row 18 P3 (6: 8:11: 2: 5), (K2, P10) 0 (0: 0:0:1: l) times, K2, * (P10, K2) twice, * work from * to * 4 times, (P10, K2) 0 (0:0: 0:1: l) times, P3 (6: 8: 11: 2:5). Row 19 Knit,

Row 20 P3 (6:8:11:2: 5}, (K2, P10} 0 (0:0:0:1: l) times, K2, * (P10, K2) twice, * work from * to * 4 times, (P10, K2) 0 (0:0:0:1: l) times, P3 (6:8:

ROW 21K3 (6:8:11:14:17), * K6, C4L, K6, C4R, K4,

  • work from * to * 4times. K5 (8:10:13:16:19). Row 22 P3 (6:8:11:2:5), K2, * (P10, K2) twice,
  • work from * to * 4 (4:4:4: 5:5) times, P3 (6:8:

From 1st to 22nd row sets patt. ** Keeping continuity of patt asset (throughout)

work 189 (191:191:195:197:197) rows more. Next row Patt 14 (17:19:22:25:28), (patt2tog) twice, * patt 20, (patt2tog) twice, repfrom * to last 14 (17:19:22:25:28) sts, patt 14 (17:19: 22:25:28}. [118 (124:128:134:140:146) sts]

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