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An adorable elephant toy knit without seams on double pointed needles. Elijah was designed to be round and cuddly but still easy for little hands to grasp. He knits up quickly and is a great way to use up small amounts of yarn. Elijah would make a wonderful gift for any kid, or adult.

  • Because size is not crucial to this project the gauge does not need to be matched exactly and the overall size can be changed by changing the yarn weight and needle size. The most important thing is to work Sophie at a relatively tight gauge to create a firm fabric without holes that the stuffing can poke through. If you are using a different yarn weight you should use needles to achieve a tighter than recommended gauge.


    Small amount of darker yarn for embroidering eyes, for a toy that won’t be played with by babies or young children you could use toy safety eyes.
    Darning needle.
    Polyester or wool toy stuffing.



  • Technique Thursday - Picking up stitches from the middle of the fabric
    Technique Thursday - Wrapless short rows



26 sts and 36 rounds = 10 cm / 4" in stocking stitch.




200m / 218 yards sport / double knitting weight yarn.
Shown in RYC Cashsoft Baby DK in shade 805.

Needles and notions

US 2.5 / 3mm double pointed needles.

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