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I am a transplanted Canadian ( a proud Newfoundlander in fact!) to the state of Indiana. I have basically been knitting for as long as I can remember. Over the years, I have lovingly gifted my ...

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Crazy Caterpillar Rattle

from MaDonna Marie
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Crazy Caterpillar Rattle
Crazy Caterpillar Rattle
Crazy Caterpillar Rattle
Crazy Caterpillar Rattle

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl
  • increase, decrease, k2tog
  • basic crochet- chain
  • knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

Organic cotton, bright colors, and knit in one-piece, these caterpillars are sure to entertain any little one! Stimulating colors increase baby's visual tracking and the "rattle" helps baby with sound location. Gauge is not important with this pattern, nor is the yarn chosen, as you can make it "your own" depending on what inspires you! All you need are 5 different colors of remnant yarn, hypoallergenic fiberfill, glue, a small bead container & a few beads (for rattle). This pattern is knit in the round on double pointed needles. The antennae is a simple crochet chain.


17 sts. x 22 sts.= 4 inches


  • 4.0 mm. crochet hook
  • 5 different colors of yarn
  • 3.75 mm. dbl. ptd needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 4-5 pony beads & small darice bead container (for rattle)
  • glue to seal container
  • blunt sewing needle (large eye)
  • scissors
  • hypoallergenic stuffing

Suggested yarn:

60 meters of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Amy Butler belle Organic


your choice