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Koala ~ Designed by Ellen Day

You will need:
4mm knitting needles
DK Yarn in: Grey (G)
White (W)
Black (B)
Scraps of black yarn
White felt

Cast on 28 stitches in G
Rows 1 & 2: Knit
Row 3: K11 in G, K6 in W, K11 in G
Repeat for 4 rows in stocking stitch, starting with a purl row
Row 9: P11 in G, P6 in B, P11 in G
Repeat for 5 rows in stocking stitch
Work 4 rows in St St using only G
Row 17: (K2tog) to end
Row 18: (P2tog) to end

Cast on 6 in G
Work 6 rows in Stocking stitch
Change to W
Work 6 rows in stocking stitch
Cast off and sew cast on and cast off sides together.

Making Up:
Sew ears to side of head
Cut 2 circles of white felt and sew onto face with black yarn to look like pupils.