Jackson the Jackalope

Jackson the JackalopeJackson the Jackalope designed by Brenda K. B. Anderson, in Knit & Crochet Toys 2017 or get the individual pattern here.

CROCHET

Prove the skeptics wrong— jackalopes do exist! Jackson is fun to crochet and super-huggable. Suitable for ages 3 and up.

Skill Level Easy

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size About 10″ tall (not including ears or antlers) and 15″ circumference.

Yarn Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash (100% superwash wool; 220 yd [201 m]/3 ½  oz [100 g]): #862 walnut heather (MC), 11/4 skeins; #856 aporto (blue; CC1), 1 skein; #1926 doeskin heather (CC2), ¼  skein (muzzle and eyelids); #875 feather grey (CC3), small amount (antlers); #910A winter white (CC4), very small amount (eye whites); #1913 jet (CC5), very small amount (nose and mouth embroidery).

Hook Size E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions St markers (m); tapestry needle; pins; size 21 mm safety eyes with gold iris and round pupil, purchased at www.GlassEyesOnLine.com; polyester fiberfill; embroidery needle and embroidery floss for nose (DMC #842 very light beige).

Gauge 19 sts and 22 rnds = 4″ in sc; Rnds 1–6 of body = 2″ diameter.

Jackson's tail

 

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