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I got into knitting toys because they are quick and the kids just love them. They are sure to bring a smile to your face and those you love.

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Pluto the Space Dog

from The Byrd's Nest
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Pluto the Space Dog
Pluto the Space Dog

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Standard increases and decreases
  • Knitting in the Round

Pattern Description:

Pluto is a dog from the planet Pluto. His favorite color is blue. He is a very friendly alien, and wants to meet as many children as he can. He loves to play and give hugs. He also enjoys flying, he using his ears as wings.

Pluto's body is knit in one piece on double-pointed needles. Legs, tails, and ears are done
separately. All pieces are knit in the round.


Gauge is not really important, you do need a tight fabric though. The best way to do this,
is to go down about 2 needles sizes from the needles recommended for your yarn.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Width: approximately 11 inches around his belly Length: approximately 8 inches from bottom to head Height: approximately 7 inches tall


  • Red Heart Super Saver Color Name: Royal
  • Red Heart Super Saver Color Name: Cream
  • 1 set US size 6 double-point needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 set 15mm animal safety eyes
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Polyester Fiberfill

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Yarns listed are just suggestions


colors listed are just suggestions