Mario the Hedgehog

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Mario the Hedgehog Pattern


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Knitting: Mario the Hedgehog
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details







Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • knit in the round
  • basic increases and decreases

Pattern Description:

Mario the Hedgehog is filled with so much personality and charm that everyone who meets him just immediately falls in love. Mario's quills are knitted with an easily mastered loop stitch so that he is soft and cuddly. His ears and feet can be either knitted on the same size needles or crocheted with a size G crochet hook. You will need worsted weight wool yarn in two contrasting colors: one color for his quills and one for this belly and face.


Gauge is not important for this project.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Appx 5.5 inches long


  • 1 set of US3 (3.25mm) double pointed needles
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

You Will Also Need:

  • Polyester fiberfill stuffing
  • 1 pair of 6mm black acrylic safety eyes
  • Small amount of black yarn for nose

Suggested yarn:

60 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade 220


9471 (Amber) and 2441 (River Rock)

About Designer

About Designer

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I live in Maryland with my husband and two kids. I've been designing toy knitting patterns for about 6 years now, and keep shops on etsy and ravelry.

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