Big Fat Baby Trump by Sue Caldwell

Big Fat Baby Trump

July 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
200 - 300 yards (183 - 274 m)
Finished size 14" tall from feet to top of hair
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Trump Baby’ Balloon May Fly Over London During President’s UK Visit
“The diaper-clad ‘Trump Baby’ stands nearly 20 feet high, sports the president’s signature blond hair, and holds a cellphone in his very small hands.”

So, an idea was born, thanks to my pal Guido. Why not knit my own Big Fat Baby Trump?
I am not going to get too political here, but designing and knitting this pattern was actually kinda cathartic. I took all my sadness and angst and anger about the state of our country and poured it into the stitches. It was very satisfying to stuff, because the evil side of me was saying “take THAT!” with every bit of fiberfill. (And the jokes about stuffing it with hot air, bologna, bullsht, etc. are endless……)

Note: this pattern is for those comfortable working in the round, increasing, decreasing, doing a knit-cast-on, and picking up sts. It is a little fiddly, but totally worth every stitch.
NOTE TO KNITTERS: Since time was of the essence in getting this thing written, please DO contact me on Ravelry if you find any errata! Or need an explanation of what I actually wanted you to do, if you don’t understand something! I was writing as fast as I was knitting, so I hope I got all 4 pages of it right.

To make something good come of this, $1.00 of every pattern sold will go to RAICES.
RAICES directly funds bond to allow parents to reclaim their detained children. They will ensure legal representation for every separated family and every unaccompanied child in Texas’ immigration courts (last year, 76% of kids (over 13,000!) did not have representation). They will work to get these children and parents the psychological care they will need after this experience
You can donate more directly to them here: Updated RAICES donation page