The cutest little froggie rattle is a fun and easy knit. (Patons Yarns)
Patons Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz) or
Patons Décor (100 g/3.5 oz)
Main Color (MC) (Lt Green) 1 ball
Small amounts of:
Contrast A (Dk Green) for embroidery and
Contrast B (Yellow) for Bow Tie
Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.
2 eye buttons ½ inch [1 cm] in diameter,
5 Jingle Bells 3 mm.
Round or oval plastic shape for rattle effect max 1¼-1½ ins [3-4 cm] diameter (we used “Kinder Egg” plastic container).
2 double-pointed knitting needles size 3¾ mm (U.S. 5) for Bow Tie.
Optional: Embroider eyes with A instead of button eyes.
Bow Tie detail is worked as i-cord on double pointed needles.
Some construction required to finish.
Stem Stitch embroidery diagram is included in pdf download (June 2009).