Christmas Bitsy Bears by Claire Fairall Designs

Christmas Bitsy Bears

September 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
Bitsy Bear size-21cm /8.5” tall
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The Bitsy Teddies are ready for fun and games in the snow.

Bitsy Boy wears his Christmas sweater; he is proud of his new hat and scarf set complete with mini pompoms!

Bitsy Girl is wearing her new dress and warm winter cloak She’s wrapped up snug and warm for a Christmas afternoon walk.

Bitsy Bear’s heads and bodies are knitted in a single piece with simple shaping
The arms and legs are knitted separately and send on.

Bitsy bears hat, Christmas sweater and trousers are knitted flat in single pieces from
the top down and seamed

The dress and cloak are also knitted flat in a single piece from the top down.
The dress is seamed at the back.
The front/hood edging on the cape is picked up and
knitted after sewing up

Bitsy Bear size-21cm /8.5” tall

Needle size-
Bitsy Bear and clothes -3.5mm (UK 10 /US 4)
Ribbing- 2.5mm (UK12 /US2)
Tension - 20sts x 26 rows = 10cm (4”) stst. Square

Recommended yarn: -
Stylecraft Special DK yarn
Or any Double Knit /Light Worsted yarn

Bear-Golden Yellow DK 20 g
Trousers- Deep brown 10g
Sweater and hat -Red 10g
Dress Red 10g and White 5g
Cape Red 20g and White 5g

You will also need-
Small amount of Black and White DK yarn
2 stitch holders
Toy stuffing
Sewing up needle