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Nativity - The Shepherds

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Nativity - The Shepherds
Nativity - The Shepherds
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Nativity - The Shepherds

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

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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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