Santa Claus by Amanda Berry

Santa Claus

Knitting
September 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
One size
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Ho ho ho! Santa Claus is on his way! This Santa doll uses a fluffy eyelash yarn to make the beard, and the hooded jacket is removable. For intermediate knitters and above, the jacket pattern incorporates intarsia colour-work and Kitchener stitch grafting. Designed by Amanda Berry @fluffandfuzz, Santa is knitted in DK weight yarns on single pointed needles (not in the round).

NEEDLES
A pair of 4mm single pointed knitting needles (US 6)

RECOMMENDED YARN
For Santa, Stylecraft Special Double Knit; double knitting/light worsted weight; 100% acrylic; and for the beard King Cole Moments DK; 100% polyester eyelash yarn.

NOTIONS
Tapestry needle, toy filling, stitch holders, stitch markers, and beads for eyes.

SIZES
One size only - 28cm tall

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, 8 pages, and written in English. Patterns for personal use only; not for resale. Copyright © 2014 Amanda Berry; All rights reserved.