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Toy Hammock
Toy Hammock

The Toy Hammock really brightens up a dark corner of Niamh's room.

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You can buy plain white mesh nets for stuffed animals in any baby store -- but this one is about half of the price and can be made to coordinate with the playroom decor, or in your kid's favorite color!

Materials:

  • 4 balls Lily Sugar'n Cream in shade 02741 Playtime (appropriately enough!), or about 380 yards of worsted weight cotton yarn of your choice
  • pair of size 8 US (5 mm) knitting needles
  • Crochet hook, tape measure, yarn needle

Gauge:

3.33 sttiches and 5.33 rows to 1 inch in Lace Mesh Stitch.

Size:

Approximately 55 inches wide by 27 inches high, unstretched.

Sample knit by Eileen Casey

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