Tok Tokkie Softie

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Tok Tokkie Softie Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round.
  • Colour changes.
  • Stuffing knitted pieces.

Pattern Description:

The Tok Tokkie softie design is taken from my own interpretation of the Zulu Tokoloshe.

In South Africa, particularly in the regions where the Zulu culture is predominant, the Tokoloshe is believed to be a mischievous water-sprite that can become invisible after drinking water.

Tok Tokkie is just as mischievous a blend of impishness as well as old-school rag-doll flavour.

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8sts and 11 rows = 1" with 1 strand of Elle Pure Gold 4-ply yarn and 2.5mm needles in Stockinette Stitch.


  • 2.5mm double-pointed needles.
  • 2.5mm circular needle.
  • Tapestry needle.
  • Stitch markers.
  • Batting/stuffing.
  • 4-ply yarn.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Elle Pure Gold 4-ply


Cream, Red, Grey and Black

About Designer

About Designer

Ellie Coetzee on
Bobbin Hobnobbin
by Ellie Coetzee
Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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I have dabbled in many areas in my life and I consider myself a naturally creative and artistic soul. I initially studied architecture straight out of secondary school but soon realized it was not my dream. But today I still appreciate the simple beauty of glass, metal and stone that are our dwellings and I think architecture will always hold a special place in my heart.

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