1 skein Lion Brand Wool-ease in black
1 skein Peaches n Crème cotton in camel
One set size 5 (US) double pointed needles
Pieces of felt in black, white, camel, and blue
Black, white, and blue embroidery floss
Yarn needle and embroidery needle
Using body color, CO12, pm, join to knit int the round.
Round 1: K3, kfb, k1, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb. 16 sts
Round 2: Kfb, k1, kfb twice, k3, kfb twice, k1, kfb twice, k3, kfb. 24 sts
Round 3: K5, kfb, k5, kfb, k5, kfb, k5, kfb. 28 sts
Round 4: Kfb, k3, kfb twice, k7, kfb twice, k3, kfb twice, k7, kfb. 36 sts
Rounds 5-6: Knit.
Round 7: K7, kfb, k9, kfb, k7, kfb, k9, kfb. 40 sts
Rounds 8-9: Knit.
Round 10: K7, kfb, k11, kfb, k7, kfb, k11, kfb. 44 sts
Rounds 11-23: Knit.
Round 24: K7, k2tog, k11, ssk, k7, k2tog, k11, ssk. 40 sts
Rounds 25-27: Knit.
Round 28: K7, k2tog, k9, ssk, k7, k2tog, k9, ssk. 36 sts
Rounds 29-34: Knit.
Round 35: (K2tog, k5, ssk) 4 times. 28 sts
Round 36: (K2tog, k3, ssk) 4 times. 20 sts
Fill head mostly full with stuffing.
Round 37: (K2tog, k1, ssk) 4 times. 12 sts
Round 38: K2tog 6 times.
Cut yarn, pull tail through remaining stitches, knot, and pull knot to inside of head. Fill the head firmly with stuffing through the opening at bottom.
Using body color, CO16, pm, join to knit in the round.
Rounds 1-2: Knit.
Round 3: Kfb, k2, kfb, k4, kfb, k2, kfb, k4. 20 sts
Round 4: K6, kfb, k2, kfb, k6, kfb, k2, kfb. 24 sts
Round 5: K6, kfb, k4, kfb, k6, kfb, k4, kfb. 28 sts
Round 6: K6, kfb, k6, kfb, k6, kfb, k6, kfb. 32 sts
Change to black yarn.
Round 7: K6, kfb, k8, kfb, k6, kfb, k8, kfb. 36 sts
Round 8: K6, kfb, k10, kfb, k6, kfb, k10, kfb. 40 sts
Round 9: K6, kfb, k12, kfb, k6, kfb, k12, kfb. 44 sts
Knit 25 rounds even. Bind off.
Pants (make 2)
Using black yarn, CO24, pm, join to knit in the round.
Knit 5 ½” even.
Begin shaping for crotch.
Row 1: K2tog, k20, ssk. 22 sts
Row 2: P2tog, p18, p2tog. 20 sts
Row 3: K2tog, k16, ssk. 18 sts
Knit 8 rows even. Bind off, leaving 18” tail.
Shoes (make 2)
Using black yarn, CO16, pm, join to knit in the round.
Rounds 1-11: Knit.
Round 12: (K2tog, k4, ssk) twice. 12 sts
Round 13: Knit.
Round 14: (K2tog, k2, ssk) twice. 8 sts
Round 15: Knit.
Round 16: (K2tog, ssk) twice. 4 sts
Break yarn, pull through remaining stitches, knot, and pull to inside of shoe.
Stuff shoe loosely with filling. Sew open end of shoe closed flat using mattress stitch.
Sleeves (make 2)
Using black yarn, CO12, pm, join to knit in the round.
Rounds 1-3: Knit.
Round 4: K2tog, k12. 13 sts
Continue to increase one stitch every 4th row 3 more times, until there are 16 sts.
Knit 7 more rows. Bind off.
Hands (make 2)
Using body color, CO14, pm, join to knit in the round.
Rounds 1-4: Knit.
Round 5: (K2tog, k3, ssk) twice. 10 sts
Round 6: Knit.
Round 7: (k2tog, k1, ssk) twice. 6 sts
Break yarn, pull tail through stitches, knot, and pull knot to inside of hand.
Legs: Seam pants together at crotch using ladder stitch.
Center shoe under pants leg, inserting slightly at back. Use a piece of black yarn and running stitch to sew shoe into pants leg. Repeat for other shoe.
Stuff pants firmly, but take care not to stretch stitches.
Upper body: Center head on neck. Attach to neck using body color yarn and ladder stitch.
Stuff torso fully. Slip pants into torso, overlapping edge of jacket slightly. Stitch in place with black yarn and running stitch.
Arms: Insert hand slightly into sleeve. Stitch in place using black yarn and running stitch. Stuff arm and hand. Repeat for other arm.
Stitch arms to side of body using ladder stitch.
Suit: Cut out suit pieces using felt templates. Center white triangle over center of chest, lining up the top with the edge of black yarn. Stitch in place using white thread and blanket stitch.
Line up bottom of tie with bottom point of shirt triangle. Stitch in place with blue thread. Place tie knot at top and stitch in place.
Wrap shirt collar around neck, meeting corners at top of tie. Stitch in place using white thread and blanket stitch, starting where the corners meet, and working around bottom edge. Do not secure along top edge of collar.
Wrap jacket lapel around neck, crossing ends and centering at bottom of tie. Stitch in place with black thread.
Hair: Cut out all hair pieces using templates. Place front piece of hair on head, centering in front, and lining up tip of dart with the tip of the head. Stitch in place using black thread, and mattress stitch, closing up dart as you go.
Place back piece of hair on head, lining up end of dart with the end of the dart on the front. Stich in place, closing dart as you go.
Ears: Line up ears on inside of sideburns. Stitch in place along inner edge.
Eyebrows: Center on front of face about 1/3 of the way down. Stitch in place. Eyes: Line up eyeballs, then center pupils. Stitch in place. Nose and mouth: Use thick strand of black embroidery floss. Using photo as a guide, stitch nose and mouth in a running stitch, being careful not to pull stiches tight.
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