The Three Bears by Amanda Berry
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The Three Bears

Knitting
January 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
The big bears are approximately 24cm tall, and the baby bear is 15cm tall.
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THE THREE BEARS TOY KNITTING PATTERNS

Once upon a time there was a happy bear family; Papa Bear in his waistcoat and trousers, Mama Bear in her dress and shoes, and Baby Bear in his trousers and braces. The outfits are removable (apart from Mama Bear’s shoes).

THE PATTERN INCLUDES: Row numbers for each step so you don’t lose your place, instructions for making the bears and outfits, 24 photos, a list of abbreviations and explanation of some techniques, a materials list and recommended yarns. The pattern is 12 pages and written in English.

TECHNIQUES: All pieces are knitted flat on straight knitting needles. You will need to cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, and sew seams. The Mama and Papa bear legs knitting pattern incorporates a three needle bind-off (instructions are give to make the legs with a regular cast off if you prefer).

YARN, NEEDLES AND NOTIONS INCLUDE:

  • A pair of straight 3.5mm knitting needles (US 4)
  • DK yarn (double knitting or light worsted weight); less than 100g in each colour
  • Toy filling
  • Toy safety eyes
  • Buttons to decorate

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