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‘Knit your own zoo’ elephant Knitting Pattern

‘Knit your own zoo’ elephant

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    Aran / Worsted

  • designer


    Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 3 / 3.25mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type

    Straight, Double-pointed

  • Techniques


    Basic Shaping, Moss, Short Row Shaping

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What you need to know

All of us here at LK have always secretly wanted an elephant of our very own, and we know that you always have, too! Now you can have a friendly giant in miniature, knitted with this free pattern from Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne, authors of the incredible Knit Your Own Zoo! This brilliant pachyderm is relatively easy to make and will make the perfect pal for any boy or girl - if you can bear to part with him, that is!

This pattern is an extract from Knit Your Own Zoo by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne. Published by Pavilion. Find out more at

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Watch to learn

Brush up on the skills needed for this pattern with this tutorial.

Techniques: Basic Shaping, Moss, Short Row Shaping, Stocking Stitch

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