Matthew Bear by Jem Weston

Matthew Bear

November 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in reverse stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
316 yards (289 m)
One size only in stated instructions with recommended yarn
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From the Knit Rowan website:
Knit this traditional teddy bear, designed exclusively for Knitrowan by Jem Weston. Using our fine British wools British Sheep Breeds Fine Boucle (wool) and Rowan Fine Tweed (wool), this large bear has embroidered features and is wearing a tie (KnitRowan states it is a scarf).

Finished dimensions:
Completed bear measures approximately 39 cm (15½ inches) high and 26 cm (10 inches) wide.

Yarn information:
British Sheep Breeds Fine Boucle
A - Light Brown Masham 317
2 skeins

Rowan Fine Tweed
B - Leyburn 383
1 skein

NOTE: If purchased from the Rowan website, the given Pattern list of materials listed RFT Leyburn as “C” instead of how it is shown as “B” in the directions.


  • Washable toy stuffing
  • 1 skein tapestry wool (Anchor 9662)