"If you're going to knit a hamster,
Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair!"
A fifteen page pattern
Measurements: 6in (15cm) tall to tip of ears.
You will need: Of Hayfield Bonus DK 100g balls: 24g in Wheat 816, 18g in Alpine 842, 10g in Peaches 888, 8g each in Claret 841, Turquoise 998, Signal Red 977 and Chocolate 947, 6g each in Cupid 944, Purple 840, Bright Purple 828, Neon 884 and Walnut 927, 4g each in Black 965, Sunflower 978, Lilac 959 and Denim 994, 2g each in Grass 825 and Primrose 957; of Sirdar Snuggly Baby Crofter DK 50g balls: 12g each in Evie 162 and Angus 163; of Sirdar Snuggly Snowflake DK 25g balls: 2yd (2m) length in Creamy 631; of Anchor Artiste Metallic 25g balls: 1yd (1m) lengths in Gold 00303 and Silver 00301; 1g oddments of DK yarn in pink, white, royal blue and orange; pair of 3mm (no.11) knitting needles; stitch holder; 2.5mm crochet hook; short pencil; long tweezers; 100g washable toy stuffing; 2 cotton buds; ¼in (6mm) diameter coloured wooden beads; buttonhole thread; clear adhesive; hair spray.