Heres the pattern! The first of many to post, i hope...
I seriously have no idea where to file this, so if its in the wrong place, let me know!
Copyright to Disney:
Perry the Platypus
3 ¾ mm needles
Blue-green wool (MC)
Scrap black and white
In MC, CO 12 and work in st-st throughout
Work 12 rows
At beg of next row, CO 36 sts (48)
Work 24 rows
Loosely BO 33 sts (15)
Work 12 rows then BO
Back legs (x2):
In MC, CO 15 and work in st-st throughout
Work 6 rows
K2tog/P2tog at beg and end of each row till 5 sts remain
Change to yellow
*K1, inc 1, knit to last sts, inc 1
Repeat * to * until 9 sts remain
Work 4 rows
K3tog, cut yarn and reattach by knitting into the first st then sliding back onto the left needle, k3tog and repeat.
Front legs (x2):
With MC, CO 8 and work in st-st throughout
Work 8 rows
K2tog at beg and end of row
P2tog at beg and end of row
With brown, CO 6 and work in st-st throughout
Work 6 rows
Inc 1 st at each end (8)
Work 5 rows
Work 10 rows
dec 1 st either side
Sew body into oblong with the larger end being reserved for the head-end. Sew leg seams in front legs and attach. For hind legs, sew MC part of leg but leave foot free, tuck in strands exaggerating the toes.
Attach beak to face, embroider eyes and a few strands of hair.
Attach tail, wrong side up.
Please treat your Perry the Platypus kindly!