The four legs of the Turtle are knit first, then when the body is worked the legs are knit right in as you go! The turtle body, head and legs are worked seamlessly. The Shell is worked in the round from the center-out and attached with a quick running stitch at the end.
Size From the bottom of the body to the tip of the nose, 5 1/4 - inches in length.
Materials Turtle: 100 yards of worsted weight. Shell: 50 yards of worsted weight. Sample is made in Quince & Co. Lark, 100% wool, in Sweet Pea #128, and the shell is made in Noro Kureyon #352.
Gauge Turtle: 6 sts per inch in stockinette stitch. Shell: 5 sts per inch in stockinette stitch.