What you need8 ply (double worsted) wool.
Size 5 (3 3/4 mm) needles
Body (back and front)
Using Dark grey cast on 20sts
Knit 24 rows in Garter stitch.
Head (back and front)
Next Row K2 tog at the beginning of the next 6 rows (10sts)
Rejoin your yarn to the remaining 10 sts and continue as you did with the last 10 sts.
(this completes the body and the head)
Legs (make 6)
Cast on 10sts
Knit 38 rows in garter stitch Cast Off
(Optional 8 rows main color then 2 rows contrast for a stripe look)
Cast on 8sts
Knit 2 rows
K2 together at the beginning of the next 6 rows (2sts)
Thread yarn through remaining sts and fasten off. Sew up the side seam, stuff leaving the cast on edge open.
Sew into place on the face.