Legs the Penguin by ChemKnits

Legs the Penguin

November 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 3 - 3.25 mm
30 - 40 yards (27 - 37 m)
One Size
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This pattern is available for free.

A whimsical penguin toy to sit on your shelf and smile down at you.


  • Size 3 (3.25 mm) double pointed needles or circular with a long enough cable for magic loop.
  • KnitPicks Wool of the Andes Worsted weight yarn in black (Coal; 11 g, 25 yards) white (White; 3g, 7 yards) and yellow (Semolina; 2 g, 5 yards).
  • Fiber fill to stuff the toy
  • Yarn needle to weave in loose ends and stitch together the components
  • Eyes: The sample used googly eyes and glue to secure them to Legs the Penguin. You could also use safety eyes, felt or yarn to create the eyes.
  • Gauge - tight enough so the stuffing won’t show through.
  • Final size: Body 2.5” tall, legs 5” long, wings 2.5” long