Ellie the Giraffe from the 2012 Calendar

I would like to introduce you to Ellie the Giraffe who stands at a staggering 8½” tall. Ellie loves long walks across the African plains and is looking for someone to love her.

Designer: Gina Reneé Padilla
Finished Size: 8½” tall.
Yarn: Worsted Weight (#4 Medium).
Shown Here:
Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic; 170 yd [156 m]/31⁄2 oz [100 g]; ): #860-127 espresso
(dark brown; MC), 1 ball.
Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Baby (100% acrylic; 170 yd [156 m]/31⁄2 oz [100 g]; ): #840-157 duckie (soft
yellow; CC), 1 ball.
Hook: Size G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Stitch markers (m); yarn needle; two 9 mm black safety eyes; polyester fiberfill.
Gauge: 14 sts and 16 rows = 4″ in sc. Gauge is not critical for this project.
Skill Level: Easy.

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