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Father Christmas

from fluff and fuzz
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Father Christmas
Father Christmas
Father Christmas
Father Christmas

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, cast on and off, kfb increase and k2tog decrease, sewing seams

Pattern Description:

Father Christmas toy knitting pattern ...
This little Santa could hang from your Christmas tree, or stand on your mantelpiece, and he will certainly bring some festive handmade cheer to your home! Santa is knitted in double knit yarn, and the big fluffy beard is knitted using an eyelash yarn.

About the pattern ...
- The knitting pattern is written row by row so it is easier for beginners to follow, and includes a list of abbreviations and step by step construction details with photos to help you.
- The pattern is written in English.
- All pieces are knitted flat on straight 3.75mm needles.

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23 sts x 31 rows for a 10x10cm square in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The toy is approximately 15cm tall.


  • The toys are knitted flat on straight 3.75mm knitting needles
  • Less than 30g of double knit (light worsted weight yarn) in each colour: white, light pink, red and black
  • 20g of white eyelash double knit yarn for the beard
  • The eyes are 5mm black beads, but you can use black wool to embroider the eyes instead if you wanted.
  • You will also need some toy filling.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Stylecraft Special Double Knit
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About the designer

My name is Amanda Berry and I love knitting, sewing and anything crafty!
I started designing my own toys as fluff and fuzz in 2010, and my knitting and sewing patterns have been featured in Let's ...

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