All around the world, the winter holidays are reflected in the spirit of the Nutcracker ballet. With a sly smirk and regal apparel, the Mouse King, leader of the armies of mice, is a must-have to complete your holiday scene.
Worked primarily in the round and almost completely seamles, the Mouse King is a toy knitter’s dream project. With six photo tutorials to help you along, including step-by-step tutorials for his crown and jacket …this project will be a cinch, even for a less experienced knitter.
You can also knit up an easy doll stand, so that your Mouse King can be part of your holiday displays. A detailed photo tutorial will walk you through the steps to make your stand perfect. Ideal for any knitted doll, once you have the pattern, you can whip up stands for all your creations!
Mouse King PDF
50 yds off-white fingering yarn
10 yds light pink fingering yarn
55 yds black fingering yarn
30 yds red fingering yarn
35 yds gold fingering yarn
US 3 (3.25mm) DPNs & Tapestry Needle
½ oz wool stuffing
5 skeins Scheepjes Catona (100% Cotton; 68 yds), 1 each in colors #105 Bridal White, #110 Jet Black, #192 Scarlet, #246 Icy Pink and #383 Ginger Gold
½ oz Mountain Meadow Wool Stuffing
Note: Scheepjes Catona is available in 10g, 25g, 50g and 100g skeins – listed above are requirements for 25g skeins
Finished Height: 10½ inches (or 11¾ inches with base)