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Knitables is dedicated to my brave and inspirational mum-in-law Linda, who during her 13 year battle with cancer, raised thousands of pounds for charity by knitting scarves and toys. It was Linda who ...

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Penguin

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You will need to be able to knit, purl, cast on and off, increase and decrease, change colours and sew seams. All pieces are knitted flat on straight needles.
  • The pattern has clear row by row instructions and lots of photographs to help you along the way.

Pattern Description:

An easy to follow, delightful pattern for an adorable penguin! The penguin can be made cheaply out of oddments of double knitting yarn. The penguin is a perfect size to join Noah and all the animals on the Knitables ark!

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7 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Penguin - Height approximately 10 cm (3.93 inches) / Width approximately 7 cm (2.75 inches)


  • US 3 - 3.25 mm needles
  • Good quality washable toy stuffing
  • Sewing needle
  • Double Knitting yarn (USA - knitting worsted weight: Australia - 8ply) in white, black and orange

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Oddments of yarn

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