Knitted Mini Whale

Crafted with care and attention to detail, this adorable miniature whale is lovingly hand-knitted using soft, high-quality yarn. The intricate stitches and delicate design make this tiny sea creature a charming addition to any collection. Its small size makes it perfect for display on a desk, shelf, or even as a cute keychain accessory. The deep blue color of the whale's body adds a touch of whimsy and oceanic charm to any space. This handcrafted knitted mini whale is a unique and thoughtful gift for any ocean lover or marine enthusiast. Its compact size makes it easy to carry around and show off to friends and family. Whether you're a fan of marine life or simply appreciate the artistry of handmade crafts, this knitted mini whale is sure to bring a smile to your face. Add a touch of nautical flair to your home decor with this charming and one-of-a-kind creation.

Materials Set of 3.25mm needles (UK size 10, US size 3)
Yarn needle
Toy stuffing
5mm black toy safety eyes (optional as eyes can be embroidered on with black thread/yarn)

Yarn weight
Double knitting/ worsted weight

Not important but make it tight so stuffing doesn’t show through

Finished Measurements
3.5" long and 1.5" tall

CO 6 sts

1. Purl
2. Kfb into all stitches (12sts)
3. Purl
4. *k2,kfb* along (16sts)
5. Purl
6. *k3,kfb* along (20sts)
7. Purl
8. St-st 8 rows
16. K6, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k6 (18sts)
17. Purl
18. Knit
19. Purl
20. K5, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k5 (16sts)
21. Purl
22. K4, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k4 (14sts)
23. Purl
24. K6, k2tog, k6 (13sts)
25. Purl
26. K3, k2tog, k3, k2tog, k3 (11sts)
27. Purl
28. K5, k2tog, k4 (10sts)
29. Purl Mark the end of this row with a stitch marker or a piece of scrap yarn

*This part is knitted flat, so if you are using dpn's DO NOT knit the next part in the round*30. K1,*k2tog* 4times, k1 (6sts)
31. Knit
32. Knit
33. Knit
34. K2, BO2, k2 (4sts)
28. BO2, break yarn andreattach to the remaining two stitches,BO2

Weave in any loose ends at the tail end.
Attach a long piece of yarn where your stitch marker is (end row 29) and start to seam the row end together using mattress stitch in the direction towards to cast on stitches. Stop halfway to add eyes (safety or embroidered) and fill with toy stuffing. Then close the remainingopening up until the cast of stitches. use the yarn to draw through all the cast on stitches and pull tight for a drawstring effect. Weave in any loose ends.

**Note ~ DO NOT seam the whales tail from row 30, this should be left flat or you will be left with half a tail! These rows should be noticable as they will be knit is garter stitch.**

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