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So, I look more suited for Nascar. A simple and scruffy guy in boots and ballcap who happens to be a great knitter. A year ago I suffered homelessness and was sent a live in the woods, 20 miles from ...

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The Teddy Bear That Saved Me

from Mad Man Knitting
(6) Name: 'Knitting : The Teddy Bear That Saved Me
The Teddy Bear That Saved Me
The Teddy Bear That Saved Me

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Use double pointed needles to knit in the round,

Pattern Description:

There's been a lot of interest in this little teddy bear, the story of how he was born, and what knitting this bear has done to get me out of homelessness, how he kept me fed and how gave me hope and saved my life. Many people were anxious to have the pattern. So! In honor of my 1 year anniversary of selling this little teddy bear, here's the pattern!


No gauge required

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • measures 12" tall


  • 4 size 5 double pointed needles
  • 1 skein Lionbrand Fisherman's Wool
  • polyphil
  • 3 yards black wool for embroidering the face

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