Brown Bear + Polar Bear by Rebecca Gina Jones

Brown Bear + Polar Bear

March 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
55 - 77 yards (50 - 70 m)
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This pattern is available from for NZ$6.90.

Knit this sweet bear for a new arrival, easy to grip and perfect for a cuddle. Not only will you have the joy of creating a new friend but half of the pattern price will be donated to Free the Bears.

Free the Bears is a nonprofit organisation that care for hundred of rescued bears while they fight to end bear bile farming in Vietnam and Laos. For as long as there are bears in need, Free the Bears will strive to stop their suffering.

You can choose either a brown bear or polar bear, designed in a Waldorf style it is easy to knit using simple techniques and minimal materials with a photo step by step tutorial. The bear can also be easily made into a rattle.

The pattern is available for instant download in English. Finished bear is 8cm in height and 11cm long.

Skills required:
Cast on, knit stitch, knit 2 stitches together, cast off, simple embroidery

Materials used:

  • About 25g of DK 8ply wool or cotton in body colour (brown or white)
  • A small amount of beige wool or cotton for the muzzle (if knitting the brown bear)
  • 2.75mm knitting needles
  • A small amount of black embroidery thread for eyes
  • Darning needle for sewing the project together
  • Wool stuffing
  • Scissors

The body of the bear is knitted in one piece and the ears are knitted separately and sewn on at the end.

This pattern is for private use only. Please do not copy, sell or distribute the pattern or sell any items produced from this pattern for commercial use. Patterns cannot be returned or refunded.

This listing is for the PDF PATTERN ONLY not the finished toy.
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