The dotee (my grand-daughter) turns two in early May. I've knitted a gift mouse for her birthday.
The pattern is 'Mousie' by Ysolda Teague. So cute. You start knitting with an i-cord at the tip of the tail and continue through to the nose, stuffing the body as you go along. The stitches for the legs and ears are picked up from the stuffed body. It's hard not to flinch as you poke your sticks into the poor wee thing!
Some left-over scraps of Rowan Scottish Tweed 4 ply in grey were perfect for the main body. Surprisingly, despite having a small grand-daughter, I had no scraps of pink yarn and purchased some 4 ply pink wool from Lincraft - I've already lost the label.
The dotee and her parents are currently in Mexico, so the mouse will be posted off this week. It's been a fun, if fiddly, project.