Zeppelin Mobile designed by Sachiyo Ishii in Knit & Crochet Toys, 2017
Soar away with your best friends! Join a donkey, goose, bunny, and human aviatrix in the basket of their zeppelin. The passengers can be taken out of the basket. Suitable for all ages as a mobile hung out of children’s reach; suitable for ages 8 and up as a toy.
Skill Level Intermediate
Yarn Weight 3
Finished Size 6″ from zeppelin nose to tail, and 8″ tall from top of zeppelin to bottom of basket.
Yarn Sirdar Country Style DK (40% nylon, 30% wool, 30% acrylic; 170 yd [155 m]/ 1 ¾ oz [50 g]): #411 cream (A), #476 cobalt (blue; B), #402 cherry (red; C), and #399 honey (gold; D), 1 ball each.
Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): 2 double-pointed (dpn). Size 2 ½ (3 mm): straight. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Small amounts of DK-weight yarn in lt brown, peach, yellow, lt yellow, pink, dk brown, gray, and white; markers (m); removable markers; polyester fiberfill; lightweight cardboard; tapestry needle; sharp-point sewing needle and sewing thread for donkey’s mane.