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I got into knitting toys because they are quick and the kids just love them. They are sure to bring a smile to your face and those you love.

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Zerd the Lizard

from The Byrd's Nest
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Zerd the Lizard
Zerd the Lizard
Zerd the Lizard
Zerd the Lizard
Zerd the Lizard
Zerd the Lizard

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • basic increases and decreases
  • pattern uses short rows, but they are fully expalined
  • felting (optional)

Pattern Description:

Zerd is a cute lizard. Great for any reptile lover.
The pattern includes instructions for a striped lizard, a striped lizard with spots. Zerd can also be knitted in a solid color.

It is recommended you use 100% wool (not super-wash) for felting. If you choose not to felt, then any yarn will do.

Zerd is knitted flat, in two pieces. Legs are done separately and sewed on.

Uses less then 50g of each color.


12 sts/16 rows = 2 inches in St st on US 6.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9.5 inches long


  • worsted weight wool
  • US size 6/4.0 mm straight needles

You Will Also Need:

  • polyester fiberfill
  • tapestry needle
  • safety eyes - 12mm