Explore the world!
Regale all with epic sagas!
…and always, ALWAYS pillage before you burn.
This is a knitting pattern suitable for experienced knitters, and involves the following techniques:
- knitting and purling
- working flat and in the round
- decreases: k 2 tog, p 2 tog, p 3 tog, SSK
- increases: M 1, M 1 purlwise
- slip 1
- casting on and casting off. (I use the crochet cast on and pinhole cast on. Photo instructions for the pinhole cast on are included with the pattern. I’ve also posted video demonstrations of these techniques:
Crochet Cast On Knitting Demonstration (right handed)
Crochet Cast On Knitting Demonstration (left handed)
Pinhole Cast On for Circular Knitting Movie (right handed)
Pinhole Cast On for Circular Knitting (left handed)
Viking: 4” tall, 3” wide
Boat: 9” tall, 10. 5” long
This pattern is written in English and all needle sizes, abbreviations, etc. are American. Contains 18 fully-illustrated pages with large, easy-to-read text and lots of photos, diagrams and charts to accompany the written instructions.
Dark Red: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes: Rooibos Heather; 1 skein
Cream: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Oyster Heather; 1 skein
Orange: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes: Pumpkin; 1 skein
Dark Brown: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes: Chocolate; 1 skein
Brown: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes: Amber Heather; 1 skein
White: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes: White; 1 skein
(Or worsted weight yarns of your choice. Under 110 yards needed per color)
Two sets of US Size 6/4 mm double pointed needles
Tapestry needle (for weaving in yarn ends)
Needle and Thread
Poly Pellets (in a pinch, dry beans or lentils will work)
Old Stockings, or similar stretchy fabric to create a beanbag
2 Buttons, black, 3/8” diameter (for eyes)
2 Pieces of Dowel Rod, 1/4” diameter, one 8.25” long and one 5.25” long
2 Pieces of Plastic Canvas, 10 1/8” long and 2 1/16” wide