Blue Sky Fibers

Hector the Hippopotamus

Royal Petites Animals

Design by Barbara Prime

$9.00

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Royal Petites Animals

Hailing from the wilds of Kazungula, Hector is a reserved sort of fellow, having spent his early years in the shadow of his many older brothers and sister (hippos are a hierarchical bunch, you see). Hes a lover of long soaks in the bath, a voracious reader, and always up for a thoughtful discussion about current events. He’s also a very good listener, and will drop everything to be there when you need him.
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Pattern No. 1258

YARN:

Royal Petites by Blue Sky Fibers (100% Royal Alpaca; 35g/100yd): 1 ball

Alpaca Silk by Blue Sky Fibers (50% Alpaca/50% Silk; 50g/146yd): 7 yds

 

NEEDLES:

Size 2 (2.75mm) needles, or size needed to obtain gauge (seamed version only)

Size 2 (2.75mm) double pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge  (in-the-round version only)

 

OTHER TOOLS:

Fiber fill or suitable stuffing

Pair 9mm craft eyes

Embroidery floss for facial embroidery

1oz. plastic beads

Stitch marker (in-the-round version only)

Tapestry needle

SKILL LEVEL:

Advanced Beginner

 

GAUGE:

In Stockinette stitch: 32 sts and 36 rows or rnds = 4″

 

SIZES:

One

No. 1708 Seaglass

Yarn Used in Pattern

Royal

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