"Holiday Knits" is a collection of my best patterns for holiday decorating and gift-giving, all packaged together in a 20-page pdf e-book that will be available for immediate download after purchase. Included in "Little Holiday Knits" are the following patterns:
The Quiet Little Mouse (also known as Marisol the Mouse)
Merry Knitted Toy Trio
Oatmeal the Snowman
Gingerbread Man and Classic-style Doll
Theodore the Teddy Bear
Individual pattern details:
Mouse: Knitted in the round on a set of four US size 3 double pointed needles. You will need worsted weight wool yarn in pink and gray (or your choice of color), polyester fiberfill stuffing, a pair of 6mm black acrylic safety eyes, and a yarn needle. The finished toy will be approximately 4.5 inches tall.
Merry Toy Trio:The Merry Knitted Toy Trio is knitted on US size 3 double pointed needles in the round. You will need small amounts of worsted weight wool in your desired colors, plus small amounts of embroidery thread in pink and black and polyester fiberfill for stuffing. Each finished toy is approximately four inches tall.
Oatmeal the Snowman: Knitted in the round on a set of four or five US size 10.5 double pointed needles from Cascade Lana Grande or a comparable super chunky yarn. His nose and arms are knitted on US size 3 double pointed needles in small amounts of worsted weight yarn. You will need orange and brown worsted weight yarn in small amounts, white super chunky yarn for his body, a contrasting color super chunky yarn for his scarf, polyester fiberfill stuffing, a pair of 1/2 inch black buttons to use as eyes, two 12" pipe cleaners to give his arms flexibility, and a yarn needle. The finished toy will be approximately 11" tall with an arm span of about 13".
Gingerbread Man/Classic-style doll: The gingerbread man is knitted flat in two pieces that are sewn together and lightly stuffed, then embellished with your choice of materials. He is worked on a set size US4/3.5mm knitting needles from Cascade 220 or a comparable worsted weight yarn. The finished toy will be approximately 10.5" tall with an arm span of about 7". The Classic doll is simply the Gingerbread Man knitted in different colors, with added details like hair and a dress.
Theodore the Teddy Bear: Knitted on a set of 4 US size 10 double pointed needles and one skein of super chunky yarn. I use Cascade Lana Grande. You will also need some polyester fiberfill and a yarn needle. To follow this pattern you need to be able to knit in the round on double pointed needles and do simple increases and decreases. The finished bear is approximately 10 inches tall.
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