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Knitted Scottie
Source: Debbie Bliss' Toy Knits

Materials

  • One 50g ball of Rowan Designer DK Wool
  • Pair of US size 3 knitting needles
  • Stuffing
  • Bit of ribbon
Measurements: approximately 10cm/4in high and 20cm/8in long

Tension: 28 sts and 36 rows to 10cm/4in square in st st

Upper Body
Back Leg - Cast on 12 sts. Beg with a k row, work 4 rows in st st.
Next Row - K2 tog, k to last st, k twice in last st. Work 3 rows.
Next Row - K2 tog, k to last st, k twice in last st. P 1 row. Leave these sts on a spare needle.
Front Leg - Cast on 12 sts. Beg with a k row, work 10 rows in stst.
Next Row - K to end, then cast on 8 sts and k across sts of back leg. 32 sts. P 1 row. Inc one st at end of next row. Work 3 rows. ** Mark each end of last row. Dec one st at end of next row. Dec one st at beg of next row and at end of foll row. Work 3 rows.
Next Row - K2 tog, k to last st, k twice in last st. 29 sts.
Work 11 rows.
Next Row - K twice in first st, k to last 2 sts, k2 tog. Work 3 rows.
Inc one st at end of next row and at beg of foll row. Inc one st at each end of next row. Mark each end of last row. *** Work 3 rows. Dec one st at end of next row. 32 sts. Work 1 row.
Next Row - K12, cast off 8 sts, k to end. Work on last set of sts for back leg. P 1 row.
Next Row - K twice in first st, k to last 2 sts, k2 tog.
Work 3 rows.
Next Row - K twice in first st, k to last 2 sts, k2 tog.
Work 4 rows. Cast off.
With wront side facing, rejoin yarn to rem sts for front leg and work 10 rows. Cast off.

Underside
Work as given for Upper Body to **. Work 3 rows, marking each end of 2nd row. Work as given for Upper Body from *** to end.

Head Sides
Begin at neck edge.
Cast on 11 sts for left side. Beg with a k row, work 3 rows in st st.
Cast on 10 sts at beg of next row. 21 sts.
Work 12 rows. Dec one st at each end of next row. Cast off.
Work another piece for right side but casting on 10 sts at end of 4th row.

Head Gusset
Cast on 3 sts. Beg with a p row, cont in st st, work 1 row. Inc one st at each end of next row and 2 foll 4th rows. 9 sts.
Work 27 rows.
Dec one st at each end of next row and 2 foll 4th rows. 3 sts. P 1 row. Cast off.

Ears (make 4)

Cast on 8 sts. Work 4 rows in st st. Dec one st at each end of next row and 2 foll 3rd rows. Work 2 tog and fasten off.

Tail (make 2)
Cast on 11 sts. Work 3 rows in st st. Dec one st at each end of next row and 3 foll 4th rows. Work 3 tog and fasten off.

Soles (make 4)
Cast on 3 sts. P 1 row. Cont in st st, inc one st at each end of next 3 rows. Work 7 rows. Dec one st at each end of next 3 rows. P 1 row. K3 tog and fasten off.

To make up
Fold upper body in half and join back seam from folded end to markers.
Join underside to body, matching markers and legs and leaving lower edges of legs open. Sew in soles. Join underchin seam of sides of head.
Sew in head gusset. Stuff body and head firmly. Sew head in place.
Join paired ear pieces together stuffing slightly. Sew ears in place. Place ribbon around neck and tie it into a bow.