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Perry the Platypus Pattern by themagpiesnest Perry the Platypus Pattern by themagpiesnest
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

Materials:
3 mm needles
Blue-green wool (MC)
Yellow wool
Brown wool
Scrap black and white


Body:
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
Purl*
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

Tail
With brown, CO 6 and work in st-st throughout
Work 6 rows
Inc 1 st at each end (8)
Work 5 rows
Loosely BO

Beak:
CO 8sts
Work 10 rows
dec 1 st either side
BO

To make:
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!
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ArtisanDeeo Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Love it!
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sharonwhalen Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011
Hi
I am just knitting this up and have noticed that there is no beak - do i knit it the same as the tail but in yellow?
Thank you for your time
sharon
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themagpiesnest Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
My apologies - I didnt realise:
Beak:
CO 8sts
Work 10 rows
dec 1 st either side
BO

Let me know how he comes out!
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cuteRally Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011
awesome, would like to be able to do something like that too. great work
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themagpiesnest Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Lol, thanks!
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mlint94 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
awhwhhh! :O i want him<3
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themagpiesnest Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:)
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purplebubble Featured By Owner May 2, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
awww so cute!
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themagpiesnest Featured By Owner May 3, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I blame the disney store for this, Matt had one of the songs in his head so we ended up watching it and got hooked...!
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purplebubble Featured By Owner May 3, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
yeah pheaneas and ferb seems to be a favourite on the dvds
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