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Axolotl – Pattern


Now available to purchase and download from Love Crafts.

Axolotl’s are funny creatures. When I first saw a picture of one I couldn’t believe it was real. I kept coming back for another look at their cute faces and I was finally compelled to knit one. I hope you enjoy making one as much as I did!

Please note this pattern is a PDF download.

See below for pattern details.

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MC Hayfield Baby Bonus 4ply, Cream 100% acrylic, 466m (115yards), 100g
CC1 Bergere de France Lurex, Libellule, 650m, 25g. Iridescent thread.
CC2 Texere Yarns Spring Mohair, Blossom 220m, 50g
Small amount of black embroidery thread.

The body of the axolotl is knitted holding the lurex thread and 4ply acrylic yarn together throughout to give it an underwater sheen.

Other Materials
2.25mm/US 1 Double Pointed Needles (DPNs)
2.75mm/US 2 Straight needles
1.75 mm/US 00 crochet hook for hooking threads through for gills (optional) Stuffing / Fibre Fill

Gauge: 15sts and 24rows per 5cm/2” square