Hungry Tadpole by Dawn Finney

Hungry Tadpole

March 2011
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 2 - 2.75 mm
This pattern is available for $3.00 USD
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Does your coffee table seems a little bare?

Why not cheer it up with a hungry tadpole or two swimming amongst a group of waterlilies?

Not only can you have fun waggling your tadpoles around the place, but your lily pads can also double as fun coasters!

The ButterflyLove pdf Hungry Tadpole knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions to knit:

  • a tadpole
  • a large lily pad
  • a small lily pad

It only involves knitting flat and this pattern is suitable for a beginner/intermediate knitter

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

What you will need:

10-20g black or dark gray yarn for the body
10g red or pink yarn for the mouth
5g white yarn for the eyeballs
2 black toy safety eyes (6mm)

Big Lily Pad:
20g bright or dark green yarn

Small Lily Pad:
10-15g light or pale green yarn

2 knitting needles (US2/2.75mm or as per tension advice)
1 tapestry needle for finishing

Skills used:

Casting on and off

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.

All knitting patterns in ButterflyLove1’s Ravelry shop have been designed and written by Dawn Finney and are protected by law. © 2011 D Finney