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Robot

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Robot
Robot
Robot
Robot
Robot
Robot

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Garter Stitch
  • Stockinette Stitch
  • Knitting in the Round
  • Knitting Flat
  • K2tog
  • Picking Up Stitches
  • 3 Needle Bind Off

Pattern Description:

Tap into your evil genius side and make a standing army of Robots or just knit one for a kid who likes space stories. The finished Robot is child friendly as there are no inserts in the legs to help him stand, this Robot stands up through the power of yarn engineering.

For an INTERMEDIATE knitter because the construction uses short row shaping (explained in the pattern) and 3 Needle bind off. The Robot is mostly knitted flat on straight needles with some knitting in the round. There is only one sewn seam in this pattern.

HINTS AND TIPS to help you with this pattern are available on my blog http://nattyknitter.wordpress.com this is mentioned in the pattern.

Gauge:

5 stitches and 7 rows in stockinette stitch = 1"

Materials:

  • Approx 80 yds Worsted yarn in Main Color
  • Approx 40 yds Worsted yarn in Contrast Color
  • US size 5 (3.75 mm) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US size 4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook
  • Scraps of yarn to use as static markers and stitch holders
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Fiberfill

You Will Also Need:

  • Buttons or Felt for eyes

Suggested yarn:

130 yards of Worsted weight



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I'm an expat Brit living in the San Francisco Bay Area and a stay at home Mum. I'm also an avid knitter with many ideas for interesting designs using unusual construction and techniques.


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