ELEPHANT FINGER PUPPET

MATERIALS: Size G hook; small amount gray yarn; 10mm movable eyes; sewing needle; fiberfill; glue.

SIZE: About 4" tall.

DIRECTIONS:

BODY:
NOTE: Do not join rounds.
With gray, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.
Rnds 3-5: Work even on 12 sc.
Rnd 6: Work 2 sc tog around sc.
Rnd 7: 2 sc in each sc around.
Rnd 8: Sc in 3 sc, ch 4 for arm; sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 2 ch, sc in next 5 sc, ch 4 for 2nd arm; sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 2 ch, sc in next 4 sc.
Rnd 9: Sc in 3 sc, sc in 3 ch, sc in 3 sc of arm, sc in 5 sc, 6 sc around 2nd arm, sc in 4 sc.
Rnd 10-11: Work even on 24 sc.
Rnd 12: Sc in 3 sc, sk 6 sc of arm, sc in 6 sc, sk 6 sc of arm, sc in 3 sc.
Rnds 13-15: Work even on 12 sc. End off.

EARS: (make 2)
With gray, ch 2.
Row 1: 2 sc, 2 hdc, 1 dc in 2nd ch from hook. Ch 2, turn.
Row 2: 3 dc in dc, 3 hdc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sl st in each sc. End off.

TRUNK:
With gray, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnds 2-3: Work in sc, inc 1 sc each rnd (5 sc).
Rnds 4-5: Work even.
Rnd 6: Inc 1 sc in rnd. End off. Stuff with fiberfill.

FINISHING: Stuff head loosely with fiberfill. Attach ears and trunk to head. Glue eyes onto face. Add red felt for mouth if desired.

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