Nativity - The Shepherds

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Nativity - The Shepherds Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

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:

"While shepherds watched their flocks by night..." Recreate the story of the shepherds who, on a cold winter's night, were the first to see the bright star shining in the east. With their staffs, the shepherds 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:

  • Shepherd - Height approximately 15cm (5.9in)


  • Oddments of double knitting yarn (USA - knitting worsted weight: Australia - 8ply)
  • Knitting needles size 31/4mm (UK size 10
  • Sewing needle
  • 2 pipe cleaners, 15cm in length
  • 4.5cm diameter circle of cardboard x3
  • Good quality washable toy stuffing

About Designer

About Designer

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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 first encouraged me to design my own range of knitted toys, as she was constantly looking for new things to knit and was always so impressed with my designs and ideas.

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