Friendly Little Bugs by Dawn Finney

Friendly Little Bugs

December 2010
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 3 - 3.25 mm
This pattern is available for $3.00 USD
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What horror is this? Three creepy cute bugs to chill even the bravest heart!

Why not sneak these terrifying mini-beasts into Christmas stockings, lunch boxes or socks to terrorize your young? Alternatively, just pop them into the corners of your house and watch your guests recoil!

The ButterflyLove Friendly Little Bugs pdf knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions and handy hints along the way.

Although the final effect looks complicated, it’s actually a very simple pattern worked entirely in the flat. It would be suitable for an intermediate knitter or a beginner looking to expand their skills. Don’t worry though, there are lots of photos to help you through the more complicated stages.

You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice or have any other queries.

What you will need:

2 knitting needles (US3/3.25mm or size required to match tension square)
5-10g of yarn
2 plastic toy eyes - 6mm
Acrylic toy stuffing (polyfil)
1 tapestry needle for sewing up

Skills used: Casting on and off, Increasing and decreasing

Stitches used: Stocking stitch

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This pattern is sold on the condition that it will be used for personal use only, e.g. making gifts for family and friends, not for commercial purposes.