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Wooliesaurus Hat

Using 4 mm needles cast on 40st for base using double knit wool
Knit 2 rows
Beginning with a knit row work in stocking stitch throughout.
Cast off 3 st beg of next 4 rows (28st)
Dec 1st beg of next 8 rows (20st)
Cast off 6st, Knit 8, Cast off 6st
Rejoin and work 6 rows in SS on the centre 8st, beginning with a P row.
Next row: P3, inc, inc, P3 (10st)
Next row: K3, (inc x 4), K3 (14st)
Next row: P3, (inc, P1)x4, P3 (18st)
SS 3 rows
Next row: P2tog, P14, P2tog
Cast off

Cast on 3
Row 1: Knit
Row 2: Inc in 1st, P to end
Row 3: K to last st, inc
Row 4: Knit
Row 5: K to last st, inc
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: Knit
Row 8: Inc in 1st, K to end
Row 9: Knit
Row 10: Inc in 1st, P to end
Row 11: Knit 
Row 12: Inc in 1st, K to end
Row 13: Knit
Row 14: Purl
Row 15: Knit
Row 16: Inc in 1st, K to end
Row 17: Knit
Row 18: Purl
Row 19: Knit
Row 20: K2tog, K to end
Row 21: Knit
Row 22: P2tog, P to end
Row 23: Knit

Row 24: K2tog, K to end
Row 25: Knit
Row 26: Purl
Row 27: Knit to last 2st, K2tog
Row 28: Knit
Row 29: Knit to last 2st, K2tog
Row 30: P2tog, P to end
Row 31: Knit to last 2st, K2tog
Cast Off

Making Up:
Body:  With right sides in, join row ends to create tail and head, join cast off sections to create back. 
Turn right side out and oversew the base of the tail, leaving a space that will fit over the bottle top.
Place a small bit of stuffing in the head to give a bit of shape. 
Face: Tie a good knot in the end of some black wool, insert the needle inside the Wooliesaurus and up through the stuffing to emerge in an eye position. 
Work a French knot to create the eye. 
Take the wool through the stuffing and work the other eye in the same way. 
Bring the wool out on one side of the face, take under the chin and back into the cheek to create a smile.  Secure end.
Blade: Hold the blade in place on the body and sew in place.