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Polar Bear in two sizes


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A friend asked me to design a polar bear. I asked her if any bear knitted in white couldn't be called a polar bear? She laughed and said do some research. So I did and saw that polar bears were different. They have large feet, small ears and nicely shaped muzzles. So I designed a polar bear!! This pattern includes 2 sizes, the large one sits at 12 inches/30cms and stands at 18 inches/46cms. The small one sits at 9 inches/23cms and stands at 14 inches/35cms. Designed to be knitted as flat using 2 straight knitting needles, the body and legs are knitted as one piece. This file also contains a step by step making up guide to help you assemble you bear, its full of photos and tips. It may be a good idea to print just the knitting directions and save the guide to refer to as and when you need it. Please note this is an instant download, once payment is made you will be sent a pdf attachment. This listing is not for the completed item. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl Cast on/off Decrease by purling 2 together Increase by knitting into the same stitch twice Sewing up GAUGE N/A SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS LARGE POLAR BEAR - stands at 18 inches/46cms - sits at 12 inches/30cms SMALL POLAR BEAR - stands at 14 inches/35cms - sits at 9 inches/23cms SUGGESTED YARN 328 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Ice Yarn Eyelash COLORWAY N/A

Supplies Needed

  • 200-grams/300-meters/328 yards eyelash yarn (A)
  • 25 grams/35 meters/40 yards Worsted/Aran for paw pads, muzzle etc. (B)
  • 3.5mm/4US Straight knitting needles

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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 couldn't knit anything heavy and out of sheer boredom I found myself knitting a bear. I didn't like the finished bear and thought I could do better myself so after a lot of frustrating frogging Huggable Bear was born. I love creating these bears and other animals, or should I say watching them create themselves, no two are ever alike. You may sell, raffle or donate any finished items created from any designs on this page. Due to the digital nature of downloads, unfortunately no refunds will be given. Find me here and join in the chat: