Big Father Christmas by Denny Gould

Big Father Christmas

Knitting
September 2018
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
800 - 1000 yards (732 - 914 m)
64 cm (25 inches) tall
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This Big Father Christmas gets lots of cuddles!

He stands 64 cm (25 inches) tall.

This is a fun project to make for children. All double knitting yarn and the body, arms, head and hat are knitted using the magic loop technique of circular knitting which avoids lots of sewing up! Full instructions and photos are given in the pattern.

MATERIALS

Colour 1 – Trousers, Body, Sleeves and Hat
2 – 50 gram balls Double Knitting Yarn - Red

Colour 2 – Boots, Belt, Eyes
1 – 50 gram ball Double Knitting Yarn - Black

Colour 3 – Hands and Face
1 – 50 gram Double Knitting Yarn - Pale Pink

Colour 4 – Trims for boots, cuffs and hat
1 – 50 gram Sirdar Snowflake Chunky - White (Milky)

Colour 5 – Buckle on Belt
Small amount of Bright Yellow Double Knitting yarn

A full list of suggested yarns are given in the pattern.

3.5 cm (4 US) needle points, 80cm (32 inch) cable - circular knitting needles

3.5 cm (4 US) double ended needles (for i-cord)