Belvedere the French Bulldog by Brenda K. B. Anderson

Belvedere the French Bulldog

September 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
880 yards (805 m)
21″ head circumference and 20″ tall, excluding ears
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Belvedere the French Bulldog is a fancy Parisian gent sporting a jaunty beret and a handsome handknit sweater. Sleepy, judgmental, or happy, this little French bulldog has the potential for a variety of expressions and personalities depending on how you place his eyelids.

DESIGNER Brenda K. B. Anderson

DIFFICULTY Intermediate

FINISHED SIZE 21″ head circumference and 20″ tall, excluding ears.

YARN Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash (100% superwash wool; 220 yd / 3.5 oz): #815 black (MC); #884 skyline blue (A); #871 white (B), and #809 really red (C), 1 ball each.

NEEDLES Size 4 (3.5 mm): 16″ circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers; stitch holders; tapestry needle; polyester fiberfill; quilter’s pins; dark gray pre-stiffened felt; dark gray thread and sewing needle; two 1 3/8″ (35 mm) two-hole white buttons; two 7/8″ (22 mm) two-hole black buttons.

GAUGE 21 sts and 28 rnds = 4″ in St st.

NOTES This dog is worked in the round from the top down. The legs and arms are stuffed as you work; the head and body are stuffed during finishing.

Toy is made with small pieces and is not intended for children younger than three years old.