Father Crimbo and Snowy by Amanda Berry

Father Crimbo and Snowy

Knitting
August 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
15cm tall (not including the hats).
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A pair of festive friends! The Father Christmas and snowman dolls are worked predominantly in stockinette, and use an eyelash yarn to make an extra fluffy beard.

Designed by Amanda Berry @fluffandfuzz, the dolls are knitted in acrylic DK yarns on single pointed needles (not in the round). The snowman’s arms are i-cord tubes worked on two DPNs.

NEEDLES
A pair of 3.75mm straight single pointed knitting needles (US 5) and two 3.5mm DPNs (US 4)

RECOMMENDED YARN
Sirdar Hayfield Bonus DK; double knitting/light worsted weight; 100% acrylic; one 100g/280m skein in each colour, and King Cole Moments DK eyelash yarn for the beard.

NOTIONS
Tapestry needle and toy filling

SIZES
One size only - each is 15cm tall (without the hats).

TECHNIQUES
For confident beginners and above, other techniques used include casting on and off, knits, purls, increases and decreases, Swiss darning and seaming to finish.

PATTERN INFO
This knitting pattern is a pdf download, 5 pages, and written in English. Patterns for personal use only; not for resale. Copyright © 2016 Amanda Berry; All rights reserved.