DOG'S FELTED TUG TOY
Copyright 1998 Esther Smith Bozak All rights reserved.
Please read full copyright notice at end of pattern.
- Short version -- Approx. 3" (7.5 cm) wide by 3' (91.5 cm) long;
- Long version -- Approx. 3" (7.5 cm) wide by 6' (183 cm) long.
- Reynolds Lopi yarn (or other bulky weight yarn suitable for
fulling/felting), one or more colors totaling 3-3.5 oz. (short version) or 6-6.5
oz. (long version);
- One set of dp needles, US Size 11 (8mm).
Cast on 18 sts. Knit around, changing colors as desired, until the tug toy
is 3' (short version) or 6' (long version) long. (Note: when changing colors,
overlap yarns and knit 4-6 sts with both colors, leaving a 2+" tail on either
end.) Bind off and cut yarn.
FINISHING: Fold each end in half widthwise and overcast
shut. Pull all ends to the inside. Full/felt toy in washer and dryer or
by hand. Add overhand knots, if desired, when toy is fully dry; knot
short version in the middle and long version roughly 1-1.5' from each end
(or roughly at the 1/3 and 2/3 points along length.)
COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Copyright 1998 by Esther
Smith Bozak. This pattern may be used by individuals for personal use
and charity knitting only. It can be distributed to and shared with
others as long as it remains fully intact, including this copyright
notice. It may not be sold, used to produce items for sale, or used in a
compilation or archive of any kind without the expressed written
permission of the designer. All rights are reserved by the
Last Updated: Decmber 29, 1998
Esther S. Bozak