Revised 6/26/2014

Under Back Feet:

Row 44 (RS): Place the back feet on holders to be continued later: K2, remove marker, slip next 16 sts onto scrap yarn/stitch holder, CO 3 sts after last st worked and join to body by knitting the next live st, remove marker, knit 11, remove marker, k1, slip next 16 sts onto scrap yarn/stitch holder, remove marker, CO 3 sts after last st worked and join to body by knitting the next live st, k1.

Revised 7/17/2014

Under the Neck section, the row/round numbering is off by one round. Round 25 should be Round 24, Row 26 should be Row 25, and so on until the end of the section. The Neck section now has 56 rows/rounds.

Revised 9/15/2014

In the Back Feet section, row 72 should read: K to 2nd M, M1R, SM, K to next M, SM, M1L, K to end. 43 sts.

 

Revised 5/7/2015

From Row 75 in the Back Feet section, to Row 38 in the Neck section has been completed revised for clarity, and an updated version of the pattern is available to download. 

Row 75: SSSP, Purl to last 3 sts, P3tog. 11 sts.

Row 76: K3tog, K to last 3 sts, SSSK. 7 sts.

These 7 sts will now be joined with the Body to work the neck and head in the round.

Neck

Slip first ten and last ten sts of the Body onto separate stitch holders or lengths of scrap yarn. Place remaining 30 Body sts back on the needles along with remaining 7 Belly sts, ready to begin a RS row. 37 sts. Ivory and Parchment will alternate every 3 rows.

Row 1: With Ivory, K 8, PM, K2tog, K 10, SSK, PM, K8, PM, K across 7 Belly sts, PM and join to work in the round. 35 sts.

Round 2: Knit to end.

The back of the head is now shaped with increases and short rows. PU wraps as you come to them.

Row 3: With Parchment, (K to st before M, M1R, K1, SM, K1, M1L) twice, K3, W&T. 39 sts.

Row 4: P to M, SM, P1, M1L Pwise, P to 1 st before M, M1R Pwise, P1, SM, P3, W&T. 41 sts.

Round 5: (K to st before M, M1R, K1, SM, K1, M1L) twice, K8, M1R, SM, K7, SM, M1L. 47 sts.

Row 6: With Ivory, (K to st before M, M1R, K1, SM, K1, M1L) twice, K2, W&T. 51 sts.

Row 7: P to 4 sts past 2nd marker, W&T.

Round 8: K to st before M, M1R, K1, SM, K to M, SM, K1, M1L, K11, M1R, SM, K7, SM, M1L. 55 sts.

Row 9: With Parchment, K to st before M, M1R, K1, SM, K to M, SM, K1, M1L, K2, W&T. 57 sts.

Row 10: Repeat row 7.

Round 11: (K to st before M, M1R, K1, SM, K1, M1L) twice, K14, M1R, SM, K7, SM, M1L, K2. 63 sts.

Row 12: With Ivory, (K to 1 st before M, M1R, K1, SM, K1, M1L) twice, K6, W&T. 67 sts.

Row 13: P to 9 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Round 14: K to 1 st before 1st M, M1R, K1, SM, K to next M, SM, K1, M1L, K17, M1R, SM, K7, SM, M1L, K3. 71 sts.

Row 15: With Parchment, K to 2 sts before 2nd M, W&T.

Row 16: P to 2 sts before M, W&T.

Row 17: K to 7 sts before end of round, M1R, SM, K7, remove M, M1L, K4, PM for new beg of rnd. 73 sts.

Round 18: With Ivory, K to 4 sts before 2nd M, W&T.

Row 19: P to 4 sts before M, W&T.

Row 20: K to 12 sts before end of row, M1R, SM, K7, M1L, K5. 75 sts.

Round 21: With Parchment, K to 2 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 22: P to 2 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 23: K to 13 sts before end of row, M1R, remove M, K7, M1L, K6. 77 sts.

Round 24: With Ivory, K to 4 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 25: P to 4 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 26: K to end.

Round 27: With Parchment, K to 6 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 28: P to 6 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 29: K to end.

Round 30: With Ivory, K to 9 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 31: P to 9 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 32: K to end.

Round 33: With Parchment, K to 12 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 34: P to 12 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 35: K to end. Break Parchment.

Round 36: With Ivory, K to 15 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 37: P to 15 sts past 2nd M, W&T.

Row 38: K to end.