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Gypsycream on craftsy.com
Leicestershire, England

I learnt the art of knitting when I was about 5 years old. Even at that age I was never happy to follow a pattern, always wanting to try something different.

After a shoulder injury I found I ...

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Titch the Bear

from Huggable Bears
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Titch the Bear
Titch the Bear
Titch the Bear
Titch the Bear
Titch the Bear
Titch the Bear

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on/off
  • Knit/purl
  • Increase by knitting into the front and back of the same stitch
  • Decrease, purl 2 together
  • Some sewing skills

Pattern Description:

Last year a dear friend challenged me to design a bear using just one skein of yarn/98 yards/90 meters. I did try a few times, hence Bear Cub and Lil' Bear, but I always overrun by a few yards.

My friend lost her fight with cancer and sadly died before I managed to meet her challenge. This bear is in her memory.

Rest peacefully Alyson xxx

Titch the Bear is a small stand alone bear, measures 9 inches/23 cms. The pattern includes outfits for you to knit for Titch, these include rompers, dungarees, dress and sweater. Also includes and step by step making up guide with lots of photos and tips for you create a lovely little bear for someone special.

The bear is knitted flat and seamed. Legs and body knitted as one piece.

Gauge:

n/a

Materials:

  • Some sewing skills
  • 25 grams worsted weight/Aran/double knit yarn for cotrasts
  • No more than 50 grams Worsted weight/Aran/double knit for each item of clothing
  • 3.50mm/4US straight knitting needles
  • Yarn sewing needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Toy stuffing/filler
  • 10mm - 12mm toy safety eyes
  • 14mm safety nose

Suggested yarn:

98 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Stylecraft Eskimo

Colorway:

N/A