GMC Craft Book Errata: Knitted Wild Animals

A collection of adorable animals to knit from scratch

ISBN: 978-1-86108-670-9

Where page numbers differ in the 2009 edition, these are stated in square brackets.

Your edition of this book may require the following corrections, these appear in bold:

Zebra

Page 54 Forelegs

Dec row: (K1, k2tog) to end (16 sts).

Beg with a p row, stocking-st 5 rows.

Join on B and work stripe carrying yarn loosely up side of work, working the next 4 rows in B and then 4 rows in A, doing this alternatively throughout whilst shaping as follows:

Lion

Page 58 Head

Third dec row from end of this section.

Dec row: (K2, k2tog) to end (27 sts).

Crocodile

Page 74 [Page 88] Body and head

Row 80: P17, moss-st 31, p17.

Page 75 [Page 89]

Dec row: (P2tog) to end (7 sts).

Thread yarn through rem sts, pull tight and secure.

Monkey

Page 79 [Page 75] Muzzle

Inc row: K1, (m1, k2) to last st, m1, k1 (42 sts).

Snake

Page 84 [Page 80] Head

Beg at neck using the thumb method and A, cast on 30 sts.

P1 row.

Inc row: K2, (m1, k2) to end (44 sts).

Rhino

Page 92 Head

Second inc row.

Inc row: K2, (m1, k4) to last 2 sts, m1, k2 (40 sts).

Page 93 Snout

Join row-ends of snout and with seam at centre of underneath, over-sew cast-off sts. Stuff snout and with seam at centre of underneath, pin and sew snout to centre of lower half of head.

Horns

Join row-ends of each horn and stuff, pushing stuffing into tips with tweezers. Sew horns to snout with seams at centre back, the small horn behind the large horn.

Warthog

Page 99 Embroidering the features

To make the eyes, tie a knot in two lengths of black yarn winding the yarn round 6 times to make each knot (see page 122). Check that the knots are the same size. Tie eyes on head to 4th row above snout with 6 clear knitted sts in between and run ends into head.

Koala

Page 102 Hind legs

Rows 4 6: Beg with a p row, stocking-st 3 rows.

Rep last 6 rows 3 more times.

Arms

Dec row: K4, (k2tog) 4 times, k8, (k2tog) 4 times, k4 (24 sts).

Techniques

Page 114 Slip knot

Leave a long length of yarn as a rough guide, allow 3/8in (1cm) for each stitch to be casted on plus an extra length for sewing up.

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