Buzz and Zoff
BUZZ THE ASTRONAUT AND ZOFF THE ALIEN TOY KNITTING PATTERNS
Buzz the astronaut has a close encounter with Zoff the alien!
THE PATTERN INCLUDES: Row numbers for each step so you don’t lose your place, instructions for making the astronaut and alien, 9 photos, a list of abbreviations and explanation of some techniques, a materials list and recommended yarns. The pattern is 5 pages and written in English.
TECHNIQUES: All pieces are knitted flat on straight knitting needles. You will need to cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, and sew seams. This pattern uses the long tail cast on, knitted cast on and the cable cast on. The astronaut pattern incorporates intarsia colour-work to make the helmet. The blue stripes on the astronaut’s suit are added after knitting using Swiss Darning (or duplicate stitch) embroidery.
YARN, NEEDLES AND NOTIONS INCLUDE:
- A pair of straight 3.5mm knitting needles (US 4)
- DK yarn (double knitting or light worsted weight); less than 50g in each colour
- Toy filling
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