According to the Greek write Hesiod (7th Century BCE), Pegasus was born to the Gorgon Medusa and the Olympian God Poseidon; Pegasus was later captured by the hero Bellepheron in order to defeat the monstrous Chimera. He was said to carry thunder and lightning for Zeus, and was later rewarded for his loyal service by being transformed into a constellation.
Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight
Colour 1: Shade FC50 (Light Mauve)
Colour 2: Shade 1 (White)
This pattern is also available as part of the Mythical Bestiary
collection, see here
for details. Materials
165 yds / 151 m fingering weight yarn.
Colour 1: 55 yds / 50 m
Colour 2: 110 yds / 101 m
2.00 mm / US 0 DPNs, or circular needles suitable for magic loop
3mm / US 2.5 crochet hook
Stitch markers (2)
4mm round beads (2) (Black or preferred eye colour)
Embroidery thread (optional)Gauge
8 stitches = 1 “ / 2.5 cm; 32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 “ / 10 cmSize
Height: 6.5 “ / 16.5 cm
Length: 6 “ / 15.25 cmNotes Toy Safety
If the toys are for children, it is highly recommended that measures are taken to ensure that the toy is safe - for the eyes, use safety eyes or secure embroidery; and ensure that all limbs / wings / other additions - including manes and tails where appropriate - are secured firmly.Sizing
The toys can be scaled up by knitting them in a heavier weight yarn (using the appropriate needles for that yarn weight). Please note that yardage / meterage requirements will change when altering size.