Note: First side is worked from bottom of legs up to head.
With A, cast on 8 sts.
Rows 1-3: Knit.
Rows 4-12: Beg with a WS (purl) row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
At the end of Row 12, Sl these sts to a holder.
Work as for back leg, but do not place sts on holder.
Row 13 (RS): Knit across front leg sts, cast on 7 sts, with RS of back leg facing, knit 8 sts of back leg from holder - 23 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 14-20: Work in St st.
Row 21 (Increase Row): K1, M1, k to end - 24 sts at the end of this row.
Row 22 and all WS Rows: Purl.
Rows 23: Knit.
Rows 25-28: Rep Rows 21-24 - 25 sts.
Row 29: K1, M1, k6, sl rem 18 sts to holder for back - 8 sts rem for neck.
Row 30: Purl 8 neck sts.
Row 31: Cast on 5 sts, k these cast-on sts, k to end of row - 13 sts at the end of this row.
Row 33 (Decrease Row): Knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 - 12 sts.
Rows 35: Knit.
Row 37: Rep Row 33 (Decrease Row) - 11 sts at the end of this row.
Row 39 (Top of Head):Knit.
Note: Second side is worked from head down to bottom of legs.
Row 41 (Increase Row): Knit to last st, M1, k1 - 12 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 43: Knit.
Row 45: Rep Row 41 (Increase Row) - 13 sts.
Row 47: Bind off 5 sts, k to end of row - 8 sts.
Join Second Side to First Side
Note: When working next row, allow piece to fold across Row 39 for top of head.
Row 49: K1, ssk, k to end, k across 18 back sts on holder - 25 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 51: Knit.
Row 53: K1, ssk, k to end - 24 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 54-57: Rep Rows 50-53 - 23 sts.
Rows 58-64: Work in St st.
Divide for Front and Rear Legs
Row 65: K8 for front leg, bind off 7 sts, k8 for back leg.
Work over 8 sts of back leg only.
Work in St st for 9 rows.
Knit 3 rows.
From WS, rejoin yarn to 8 sts of front leg.
Work as for back leg.
EARS (make 2)
With A, cast on 4 sts.
Rows 1-5: Beg with a WS row, work in St st.
Row 6 (RS): Ssk, k2tog - 2 sts at the end of this row.
Row 7: Purl.
Row 8: K2tog.
Row 9: Purl.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail for sewing ear to head.
Beg at back of body, seam first and second sides of body, legs and head. Stuff lightly through opening at back of head and neck before seaming closed.
Sew Ears to head.
Thread an 18 in. (45.5 cm) strand of B into blunt needle. Secure free end of yarn with a small st at back of head. With next st, leave a loop about 1 1/2 in. (4 cm) long, and secure with a small st across base of loop. Continue to work loops as desired along back of Burro's neck.
Cut 3 strands of B approximately 8 in. (20.5 cm) long. Hold strands of yarn together and fold in half. Use crochet hook to draw fold through back end of Burro, forming a loop. Pull ends of strands through this loop. Pull to tighten. Divide into 3 groups of 2 strands each. Braid for about 2 in. (5 cm). Knot ends. Trim.
Weave in ends.