Knox the Finicky Fox
THIS PATTERN JUST CAME OUT ON 11/24/2014. IT IS ON SALE FOR $4 RATHER THAN THE NORMAL $6 UNTIL 12/24/2014.
You and I both know you are a foxy knitter, but why not let the whole world know by knitting a fox?! This lovable guy is as fun to knit as he is cute, which, by the pictures, you can tell is very, very fun! Or, if you are a Seuss fan, you could knit this guy and then knit him some socks. But, you already got the Fox in Socks reference since his name is Knox, right?
This knitting pattern from Danger Crafts will show you how to knit Knox the Finicky Fox. This pattern is so much fun to knit, and this is yet another pattern where I have included instructions on how to to work the critter in one piece so you have minimal finishing. (If this seems terrifying to you, I have also included my normal knit-it-separately-and-sew-it-together-in-the-end directions as well. You pick, but either way, I promise knitting this pattern will make you the foxiest knitter around! This pattern is very fun and once you knit one fox, you will find you want to knit a whole skulk! (Bet you didn’t know that was what a group of foxes is called!) Especially since once your friends and any kids you know see your finished fox they are going to start putting in requests for their own foxes.
Skill Level: Intermediate if knit separately and sewn together, or Experienced if knit all in one piece (I would recommend this pattern for beginning knitters that are comfortable knitting in the round or who want a bit of a challenge. I have rated it “intermediate” because according to the Craft Council skill level guidelines, anything knitted in the round is intermediate.)
Skills used: Basic knit and purl stitches, increases, decreases, knitting in the round, picking up stitches, 3 needle bind off, and basic sewing skills.
This pattern is written using Magic Loop Method for knitting in the round. See my Frequent Questions page for more info on dpn’s vs Magic Loop: http://rebeccadanger.typepad.com/rebecca_danger/frequent-...
Pattern Format: Instant download Adobe .pdf file
Yarn: 130-200 yards of yarn in your main color, and 20-30 yards of yarn in your contrast color.
Gauge: You pick! Simply knit with your choice of yarn on needles 2-3 sizes smaller than called for to get a tight knit fabric your stuffing wont show through,
Needles: You pick! A 40” or longer circular needle in the size right for your yarn and one additional circular needle, any type, any length, in the same size as your main needle (for 3 needle bind off). See the pattern for more info.
Notions: Scissors, tapestry needle, scrap yarn for eyes (or safety eyes or buttons), stuffing, 15 removable stitch markers, or 14 removable markers and one not removable (to mark beginning of rnd), row counter (optional, but very helpful), straight pins for making up if knit in pieces.
This 6 page pattern is very clearly written with how-to photos, and I offer many in-depth tutorials on the techniques used in it on my blog: www.rebeccadanger.typepad.com. Plus you can get email help from me in case you get stumped. I also have a Frequent Questions page for instant pattern help: http://rebeccadanger.typepad.com/rebecca_danger/frequent-.... Plus, there is lots of fun stuff in the pattern, like a little more about Knox and tons of great finished Knox pictures.
Talk about instant gratification, you can get started knitting this pattern right away! This is an INSTANT DOWNLOAD! You will receive this pattern through the etsy instant download system. If you need email help please note that I am a stay-at-home mom to a very active toddler and an infant and I am only able to check email once or twice a week.
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Three sample foxes with material lists to create them are included in this pattern. Sample foxes range in size from 10.5” tall to 16” tall and are knit using Sock, Sport, and Worsted Weight yarns. This range will help you determine the finished size of your fox based on what weight yarn you are using.
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This pattern is copyright Rebecca Danger/Danger Crafts. If you would like to sell finished items using these instructions I am OK with that as long as you let your customers know the pattern used is from Danger Crafts. Check out my Frequent Questions page for more info: http://rebeccadanger.typepad.com/rebecca_danger/frequent-...