Turtle-y Cool by Amanda Berry

Turtle-y Cool

Knitting
September 2023
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
One size
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This big Squishy Turtle toy is knitted in aran yarns, with a patchwork shell created from hexagon and half- hexagon shapes. This knitting pattern also incorporates i-cord, short row shaping and Kitchener stitch grafting.

Designed by Amanda Berry @fluffandfuzz, most pieces for the turtle are knitted in acrylic DK yarns on single pointed needles (not in the round), and shell trim is knitted i-cord worked on the two DPNs.

NEEDLES
A pair each of 4mm single pointed knitting needles and DPNs (US 6).

RECOMMENDED YARN
Sirdar Hayfield Bonus Aran; double knitting/light worsted weight; 100% acrylic; one 100g/295m skein in each shade.


NOTIONS
Tapestry needle, toy filling, stitch markers, and domed buttons for eyes.

SIZES
One size only - 37cm long (head to tail) x 37cm wide (from tips of flippers across) x 15cm tall.

TECHNIQUES
For intermediate knitters 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, 7 pages, and written in English. Patterns for personal use only; not for resale. Copyright © 2023 Amanda Berry; All rights reserved.