May Day Mice
Hey nonnie no, a-knittin' we go!
A nineteen page pattern
Measurements: The adult mice are 6in (15cm) tall to top of head, omitting hat, and the children are 4½in (11.5cm) tall.
You will need: Of Hayfield Bonus DK 100g balls: 60g in White 961, 30g each in Oatmeal 964, Walnut 927 and Alpine 842, 26g in Grass 825, 20g each in Classic Red 833, Lime 882, Wheat 816 and Aran 993, 14g in Emerald 916, 6g each in Primrose 957, Powder Blue 960 and Iced Pink 958, 4g in Bluebell 969, 2g each in Black 965, Sunflower 978 and Chocolate 947; of Sirdar Snuggly DK 50g balls: 4g in Soldier Blue 412; of Sirdar Snuggly Snowflake DK 25g balls: 4g in Milky 630; of Anchor Artiste Metallic 25g balls: 2g in Gold 00303; 2yds (2 metres) of dusky pink DK yarn, and 1yd (1m) of mid pink DK yarn; pair of 3mm (no.11) knitting needles; stitch holder; 2.5mm crochet hook; 175g of washable toy stuffing; four cotton buds; plastic drinking straw; scrap of stiff card; scrap of corrugated cardboard; 13in (33cm) length of 3/8in (10mm) diameter wooden dowelling; 1yd (90cm) lengths of 1/8in (3mm) wide ribbon in red, blue and yellow; pair of compasses; long tweezers; clear adhesive; double-sided sticky tape; hair spray.