Zeppelin Mobile

Zeppelin Mobile

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.

Gauge 28 sts and 34 rows = 4″ in St st on larger needles
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