The GMC Group
The GMC Group

The GMC Group


A collection of cuddly creatures to make from scratch

ISBN: 978-1-86108-926-7

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

Fox
Page 55 – Body
With 3mm hook and A, make 4 ch and join with a sl st to the first ch to form a ring.

Lioness
Page 88 – Front legs
Round 1: 1 ch (does not count as a st) work 6 dc into ring (6 sts).

Flamingo
Page 128 – Wings
With 3.5mm hook and D, make 9 ch.
Row 1 (WS): Work 1 tr into third ch from hook (counts as first 2 tr), (2 ch, miss 2 ch, 2 tr into next ch) twice ( 3 sets of 2 tr).
Row 2 (RS): 1 ch (does not count as a st), miss the first set of 2 tr, down the post of the first of the next 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, miss next set of 2 tr, sl st between last set of 2 tr (1 feather).
Row 3: 3 ch (counts as first tr), 1 tr between the 2 tr missed on previous row, 2 ch, 2 tr into space in the centre of the feather, 2 ch, 2 tr between the 2 tr missed on previous row, turn (3 sets of 2 tr).
Row 4: As row 2.
Rows 5 – 6: Rep rows 3 and 4.
Row 7: As row 3.
Row 8: 1 ch (does not count as a st), down the post of the first of 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, miss next set of 2 tr; down the post of the first of the next 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, turn (2 feathers).
Row 9: 1 ch (does not count as a st), 2 tr into the space in the centre of the first feather, 2 ch, 2 tr in between the 2 tr missed on previous row, 2 ch, 2 tr in the centre of the next feather, turn (3 sets of 2 tr).
Row 10: As row 2.
Row 11: As row 3.
Row 12: As row 8.
Row 13: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (2tr, 2ch, 2tr) into space in centre of first feather, 2 ch, 2 tr between the 2 tr missed on previous row, 2ch, (2tr, 2ch, 2tr) into space in centre of next feather, turn (5 sets of 2 tr).
Row 14: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (down the post of the first of the next 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, miss next set of 2 tr) twice, down the post of the first of the next set of 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, turn (3 feathers).
Row 15: 1 ch (does not count as a st), 2 tr into space in centre of first feather, *2 ch, (2tr, 2ch, 2tr) between the 2 tr missed on previous row, 2 ch, 2 tr into space in centre of next feather, rep from * once, turn (7 sets of 2 tr). 
Row 16: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (down the post of the first of the next 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, miss next set of 2 tr) 3 times, down the post of the first of the next set of 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, turn (4 feathers).
Row 17: 1 ch (does not count as a st), 2 tr into space in centre of first feather, 2 ch, (2tr, 2ch, 2tr) between the 2 tr missed on previous row, 2 ch, 2 tr into space in centre of next feather, 2 ch, 2 tr between the 2 tr missed on previous row, 2 ch, 2 tr into space in centre of next feather, 2 ch, (2tr, 2ch, 2tr) between 2 tr missed on previous row, 2 ch, 2 tr into space in centre of next feather, turn (9 sets of 2 tr).
Row 18: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (down the post of the first of the next 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, miss next set of 2 tr) 4 times, down the post of the first of the next set of 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, turn (5 feathers).
Row 19: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (2tr, 2ch, 2tr) into space in centre of first feather, 2 ch (2tr between the 2 tr missed on previous row, 2 ch, 2tr into space in centre of next feather, 2 ch) 4 times, 2 tr into space in centre of the same feather, turn (11 sets of 2 tr).
Row 20: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (down the post of the first of the next 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, miss next set of 2 tr) 5 times, down the post of the first of the next set of 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, turn (6 feathers).
Row 21: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (2tr, 2ch, 2tr) into space in centre of first feather, 2 ch (2tr between the 2 tr missed on previous row, 2 ch, 2tr into space in centre of next feather, 2 ch) 5 times, 2 tr into space in centre of the same feather, turn (13 sets of 2 tr).
Row 22: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (down the post of the first of the next 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, miss next set of 2 tr) 6 times, down the post of the first of the next set of 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, turn (7 feathers).
Row 23: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (2tr, 2ch, 2tr) into space in centre of first feather, 2 ch (2tr between the 2 tr missed on previous row, 2 ch, 2tr into space in centre of next feather, 2 ch) 6 times, 2 tr into space in centre of the same feather, turn (15 sets of 2 tr).
Join and continue in yarn A.
Row 24: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (down the post of the first of the next 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, miss next set of 2 tr) 7 times, down the post of the first of the next set of 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, turn (8 feathers).
Row 25: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (2tr, 2ch, 2tr) into space in centre of first feather, 2 ch (2tr between the 2 tr missed on previous row, 2 ch, 2tr into space in centre of next feather, 2 ch) 7 times, 2 tr into space in centre of the same feather, turn (17 sets of 2 tr).
Row 26: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (down the post of the first of the next 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, miss next set of 2 tr) 8 times, down the post of the first of the next set of 2 tr work 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 trtr, 1 ch, up the post of the second of 2 tr work 2 trtr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, turn (9 feathers).
Row 27: 1 ch (does not count as a st), (2tr into space in centre of feather, 2 ch, 2tr between the 2 tr missed on previous row) 8 times, 2 tr into space in centre of next feather, turn (17 sets of 2 tr).
Row 28: As row 26. 
Fasten off. Dampen with cold water and reshape the work pulling the feathers so they lay flat. Lie out and leave to dry.


Techniques
Page 156 – Cross stitch

Image 1 has been updated:

Step 2
Complete the cross stitch by inserting the needle back through the work in line with the top of the previous stitch, from left to right.


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