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This stick dragon is worked feltable wool yarn, in stockinette stitch, ribbing stitch, and short rows. Some simple embroidery and crochet stitches are also used. The head is worked on 10 ½ and 5 circular needles with 150 yards of medium green heavy weight wool yarn and 50 yards of light yellow for snout) and 30 yarns golden yellow, or color of your choice, The eye backgrounds are worked on size 5 needles with approximately 10 yards heavy weight black wool yarn.
Approximately 10 yards of black sport weight yarn, and 40 yards of sport weight orange or dark green contrast yarn isused with a Size D crochet hook is used for detailing. Approximately 15 yards of light pink heavy weight yarn form mouth, 5 yarns of sport weight white yarn for teeth, and 10 yards of worsted weight red yarn for tongue. A #16 embroidery needle is used to sew the finished project together. Industrial strength adhesive backed Velcro is used to attach the head to the ¾ inch/36" dowel stick. The PURL side is the right side for the majority of the dragon. The face and spiked collar is down with knit side out. French Knots are used for teeth.

Derrick the Stick Dragon