Father Christmas by Amanda Berry
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Father Christmas

June 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Father Christmas is 15cm tall.
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Father Christmas has a big fluffy beard knitted in an eyelash yarn. He can decorate your Christmas tree or stand on your mantelpiece, and bring some festive handmade joy to your home.

THE PATTERN INCLUDES: Row numbers for each step so you don’t lose your place, instructions for making Father Christmas, 7 photos, a list of abbreviations and explanation of some techniques, a materials list and recommended yarns. The pattern is 4 pages and written in English.

TECHNIQUES: All pieces are knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight knitting needles. You will need to know how to cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, and sew seams.


  • A pair of straight 3.75mm knitting needles (US 5)
  • Double knitting yarns (DK or light worsted weight) in pink, white, red and black
  • White eyelash yarn (DK weight) to knit the beard.
  • Toy filling
  • Beads for eyes

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