Basil the Boogie-Woogie Brontosaurus
A knitted brontosaurus? That’s Dino-Mite!
Skill Level: Intermediate
Skills used: Basic knit and purl stitches, increases, decreases, knitting in the round, picking up stitches, basic sock knitting skills, Kitchener Stitch, holding live stitches on waste yarn and coming back to them later, and basic sewing skills. This pattern is written using double pointed needles. See my Frequent Questions page for more info on dpn’s vs Magic Loop: http://rebeccadanger.typepad.com/rebecca_danger/frequent-...
Amount of Time To Complete Project: About 10-15 hours depending on skill level
Pattern Format: Adobe .pdf file
Yarn: 150-200 yards of yarn in your main color and 100-150 yards of yarn in your contrast color
Gauge: You pick! Simply knit with your choice of yarn on needles 2-3 sizes smaller than called for to get a tight knit fabric your stuffing wont show through,
Needles: You pick! A set of 4-5 dpn’s in your chosen size. See the pattern for more info
Notions: safety eyes or scrap yarn, waste yarn in the same weight (but different color) from your working yarn, tapestry needle, scissors, stitch markers, stuffing, straight pins, row counter,
This page pattern is very clearly written and I have a whole series of in-depth tutorials on the techniques used in it on my blog: www.rebeccadanger.typepad.com. Plus you unlimited email help from me in case you get stumped. I also have a Frequent Questions page for instant pattern help: http://rebeccadanger.typepad.com/rebecca_danger/frequent-questions.html. Plus, there is lots of fun stuff in the pattern, like a little bio about Basil and tons of great finished bronty pictures.