as per instructions given below
Work the body as written until Row 35. Then finish the body as follows:
Row 36: k3, [skpo] x 3, k6, skpo, k4, k2tog, k6, [k2tog] x 3, k3. (30 sts)
Row 37: p1, k9, p10, k9, p1.
Row 38: [k3, k2tog] x 6. (24 sts)
Row 39: P 1 row.
Row 40: [k2, k2tog] x 6. (18 sts)
Row 41: P 1 row.
Row 42: [k2tog] x 9. (9 sts)
Cut the yarn, thread the end through the remaining sts, and pull tight to gather. Then sew up the back seam and stuff the body. (If you knit the body in the round, secure the yarn ends and stuff the body)