is not for the faint of heart. I strongly suggest practicing on
larger objects before attempting any of this stuff! You need to know
how to knit in the round with double-pointed needles and a "knitting
in the round without a jog" technique.
metal double-pointed needles ~ 1.5 mm diameter (size 0000 "lace pin" for lace
DMC floss in two colors: two skeins of main color, one skein of
Note: DMC floss is very "splitty", made of cotton (not very springy),
but won't attract moths. You might consider one of their other
threads which are not meant to be split apart.
|Stockinette stitch version:
CO 20 st in MC
round 1: k in MC
round 2 & 3: k in CC
round 4 & 5: k in MC
Continue until desired length. After knitting TWO rounds in the last
color, then bind off loosely. Weave in all ends.
version looks a lot cleaner than the ribbed version, however, it doesn't
stretch much & the pony's foot is compressed to get it on. You
might need to heat the pony with a hairdryer to get the plastic pliable
meant for ponies with delicate paint jobs.