René the Reindeer by Amanda Berry

René the Reindeer

Knitting
May 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
up to 11.5cm tall
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René the Reindeer frolics in the forest! These little toys also make super Christmas decorations. Designed by Amanda Berry @fluffandfuzz, the reindeer and tree are knitted in acrylic DK yarns on single pointed needles (not in the round). DPNs are used to knit i-cord tubes to make the antlers. Embroider René’s nostrils, or add a red button nose!

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

RECOMMENDED YARN
Paintbox Yarns Simply DK; double knitting/light worsted weight; 100% acrylic; up to 30g in each colour.

NOTIONS
Tapestry needle, toy filling and beads for eyes

SIZES
One size only - approximately 10cm wide.

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

PATTERN INFO
This knitting pattern is a pdf download, 4 pages, and written in English. Patterns for personal use only; not for resale. Copyright © 2014 Amanda Berry; All rights reserved.