The Teddy Sweater is a top down pullover done in a gorgeous yarn, Malabrigo Arroyo, done at a DK weight making it a perfect transitional garment for your little one. The pocket is given a “bear” face for added cute factor.
Stop by my group, ”Ninjatofu’s Tofu Shack” to participate in the KAL . I will be knitting another along with you! There will be random pattern giveaways and a few prizes. Plus, it will be fun to see all the bear sweaters!
European knitters! Good news! You should be able to purchase this and use the code through Ravelry. VAT tax will be applied.
3m [6m,12m, 18m, 2T, 4T, 6]
chest: 18 [19.5, 20.5, 21.5, 23.5, 26, 27.5] inches
length: 10.5 [11.75, 12.25, 12.75, 14.5, 16, 17.5] inches
Gauge (washed and blocked)
22 sts and 29 rows =4 rows in Stockinette
Malabrigo Arroyo [100% Merino; 335 yards in 100grams]
Color 1: Prussia Blue 1 [1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 3]skeins
Color 2: Natural 1 skein all sizes
2- 16 inch US4/3.5mm circular needles. You may want a 24 inch for the larger sizes. You could use one longer and one shorter, you will need two needles to join the pocket together. You could also possibly use a longer straight needle for the pocket if needed.
1 set of US4/3.5mm double pointed needles
or needle size to obtain gauge. You will need to start smaller sizes on dpns
scrap yarn for sleeves
black scrap yarn for eyes and nose if not using buttons
one button for neck 5/8”
buttons for eyes and nose