- US size 8 needles
- Soft Baby 4 ply yarn
- Yarn Needle
Cast on 4 stitches
Row 1:Knit 4
Row 2:Knit 2, yarn over, knit across the row.
Repeat Row 2 until you have 44S, (54M, 64L, 74NB) sts
Next Row:Knit 2, yarn over, knit 2 together, knit to the end of the row.
Repeat Row 3 until you are 4 rows short of desired length.
Eyelets:k2, *yo, k2tog* repeat *to* to end.
Next Rowknit to end of row. Repeat for 3 rows.
Bind off knitwise
4 inches across when finished
Cast on 4 stitches; leave a 10 inch tail for sewing.
Rnd2…increase in each stitch across (8sts)
Rnd4…increase in each stitch across (16sts)
Rnd6…*k1, inc*, repeat across (24sts)
Rnd9…*k2, yo*, repeat across, knit last 2 sts (35sts)
Rnd12…k1,*k2, yo*, repeat across, knit last 4sts, k4. (50sts)
Bind off loosely in knit, (leaving another 10 inch tail for sewing) this will be the Right Side of the head. Use the 10 inch piece at cast on to sew head together in a circle. Make sure you sew on the Wrong Side. The other tail will be used to sew the head to the skirt.
Cast on 7 stitches
Row2…k2, p3, k2 (wrong side)
Row3…k2, Kfb in next 3 stitches, k2. (10 sts)
Row4…k2, p6, k2
Row5…k2, [*yo, k1* 2 times], k2tog, [*k1, yo* 2 times], k2. (13 sts)
Row6…k2, p9, k2
Row7…k2, [*yo, k1* 2 times], k2tog, k1, k2tog, [*k1, yo* 2 times], k2. (15 sts)
Row8…k2, p2tog, k2 (14 sts)
Row9…k2, [*yo, k1* 3 times], k2tog 2 times, [*k1, yo* 3 times], k2. (18 sts)
Row10…k2, p14, k2
Row11…k2, [*yo, k1*, 5 times], k2tog 2 times, [*k1, yo* 5 times], k2. (26 sts)
Row12…ks, p22, k2
Row13…k2, [*yo, k1* 9 times], k2tog 2 times, [*k1, yo* 9 times], k2. (42 sts)
Row14…k2, p 38, k2
Row15…k19, k2tog 2 times, k19 (40 sts)
Row16…k2, k2tog, k15, k2tog, k15, k2tog, k2. (37 sts)
Bind off loosely
Place wings on back as in above picture and stitch in place.