Railway Twiddle Pouch by Madeleine Maddocks
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Railway Twiddle Pouch

Bulky (7 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 20 rows = 1 inch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
150 - 300 yards (137 - 274 m)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

FUN and CREATIVE- Designed with male sensory impaired who enjoy railways.
It incorporates similar embellishment ideas to the Basic Twiddle bag and Twiddle muff patterns with a railway themed twist.

YARNS: Main bag colour: Robin DK Forest 045 or Royal 086
Fire Box door and surround; chimney: Black 044
Fire Box flames: King Cole Moments Eyelash Fluffy Yarn 1876 Ginger or 487 Orange or any equivalent textured orange yarn
Buffer Beam: Poppy 018
Steam: Sirdar Touch Fleecy Cream 06, Sirdar Snuggly Snowflake Chunky white 063
Coals ¼” black pompom ribbon removed from ribbon and sewn as cluster of coals on side of pouch.

Buffers 2 x 2”/ 5cm circles of machine washable black cotton fabric and two ¾” Doll joints with safety backs. It may sound obvious, but please DO NOT ATTACH SAFETY BACKS until instructed to do so.

Railway signal colour ribbons in red, black, white and yellow;
Firebox door lock: black wooden toggle
Railway lights Beads in green, orange red, thin ¼” length thin, black cord
Name label /‘tickets’ - old clothing labels on ¼” length cream tape,
Firebox: soft machine washable fabric -3½” square;
Fire crackle: cellophane wrapper 2¾” square
Loco wheels: 2 x 0.6mm wooden buttons and 3 x 1” wooden buttons
Wooden letter beads that spell ‘steam’ or ‘coal’,
metal curtain ring on ¼”” length silver or black 0.6mm cord
Squeezy stress ball, attached to length of cord inside mail bag 3 x 8” length soft fabric

TECHNIQUES used: ICord; Garter St; Stocking Stitch; coils/ curls in knit or crochet, in-the-round knitting and straight knitting.Button.