Chimps’ Tea Party
'Tea for three, and three for tea.
Knit and see how happy they will be'
A twenty two page pattern
Measurements: Each chimp is 13in (33cm) tall, without hat. Cake - 5in (12.5cm) tall; teapot - 4in (10cm) tall; cup and saucer - 1¾in (4.5cm) tall; bananas - 4in (10cm) long; apples - 1½in (4cm) tall; jam tarts - 2¼in (5.5cm) diameter; plate - 5in (12.5cm) diameter.
You will need: For the three chimps: Of Hayfield Bonus DK 100g balls: 140g in Chocolate 927, and 50g in Flesh Tone 963, 20g in Pink 992, 10g each in Sunflower 978 and Emerald 916, 5g each in White 961, Cupid 944, Primrose 957, Bright Orange 981, Signal Red 977 and Bluebell 969, 2g each in Purple 840, Neon 884, and Royal 979, 2yd (2m) length of oatmeal DK yarn, 1yd (1m) lengths of black and walnut DK yarns, pair of 3mm (no.11) knitting needles; 125g of washable toy stuffing; 150g of PVC beanbag granules; scrap of muslin; white sewing thread; clear adhesive; scrap of stiff card; pair of compasses; hair spray.
For the tea party: Of Hayfield Bonus DK 100g balls: 20g each in Primrose 957, Sunflower 978 and Mint 956, 18g in Oatmeal 964, 14g in Lilac 959, 10g each in Walnut 927 and Lime 882, 8g each in White 961, Powder Blue 960, Iced Pink 958 and Aran 993, 4g each in Rustic Red 891 and Signal Red 977, 2g each in Bright Orange 981 and Claret 841; 2yd (2m) length of chocolate brown DK yarn; pair of 3mm (no.11) knitting needles; 75g of washable toy stuffing; clear adhesive; scrap of stiff card; pair of compasses; red and yellow pencils; hair spray.