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Knitables is dedicated to my brave and inspirational mum-in-law Linda, who during her 13 year battle with cancer, raised thousands of pounds for charity by knitting scarves and toys. It was Linda who ...

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Nativity - Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Nativity - Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus
Nativity - Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus Joseph
Nativity - Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus Baby Jesus in the manger
Nativity - Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You will need to be able to knit, purl, cast on and off, increase and decrease, change colours and sew seams. All pieces are knitted flat on straight needles.
  • The knitting pattern has clear row by row instructions and lots of photographs to help you along the way.

Pattern Description:

"Away in a manger no crib for a bed, the little Lord Jesus lay down his sweet..." Recreate the story of Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethlehem and the birth of Baby Jesus. These adorable characters are a perfect size for young children to play with and enjoy, and learn about the greatest story ever told. The figures also make a lovely festive decoration, which can be displayed and enjoyed year after year. Part of the Knitables Nativity Collection!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Joseph - Height approximately 15cm (5.9in)
  • Mary - Height approximately 12cm (4.7in)
  • Baby Jesus' Manger - Height approximately 6cm (2.3in) / Width approximately 8cm (3.1in)


  • Oddments of double knitting yarn (USA - knitting worsted weight: Australia - 8ply)
  • Knitting needles size 31/4mm (UK size 10)
  • Sewing needle
  • 4.5cm diameter circle of cardboard x2
  • Good quality washable toy stuffing

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