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Topsy Turvy Turtle easy knit toy

from fluff and fuzz
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Topsy Turvy Turtle easy knit toy
Topsy Turvy Turtle easy knit toy
Topsy Turvy Turtle easy knit toy

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, cast on, cast off
  • increase using KFB (knit front and back), and decrease using K2TOG (knit two stitches together).
  • change colours (knit stripes).

Pattern Description:

Topsy Turvy Turtle knitting pattern ...

Topsy Turvy is a huggable squidgy knitted turtle. I named this turtle Topsy Turvy because you can change which side is the top and which is the bottom. This is a basic knitting pattern, ideal for beginner knitters or if you are new to making toys.

Finished size ...

The finished turtle is approximately 17cm long, but you can make him bigger by following this pattern and using a larger needle size.

About the pattern ...

This basic knitting pattern is written row by row so it is easier for beginners to follow, and includes a list of abbreviations and step by step construction details with photos to help you. The pattern is written in English. All pieces are knitted flat on straight needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The finished turtle is approximately 17 cm long.


  • 3mm straight needles
  • approximately 100g double knit yarn
  • 100g stuffing/toy filling

You Will Also Need:

  • buttons for eyes
  • darning or tapestry needle to sew together
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About the designer

My name is Amanda Berry and I love knitting, sewing and anything crafty!
I started designing my own toys as fluff and fuzz in 2010, and my knitting and sewing patterns have been featured in Let's ...

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