Felt Teddy Bear by Claire Fairall Designs

Felt Teddy Bear

Knitting
January 2014
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
164 yards (150 m)
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This pattern is available for £3.00.

This original teddy design is knitted in pure, hand wash wool and then transformed by a ride in a washing machine into soft strong felt.
His arms and legs are jointed so he can sit, stand or cuddle and his traditional button eyes twinkle above his embroidered nose and mouth.

My clear and detailed pattern and 8 pages of fully illustrated instructions guide you step by step, through knitting, sewing up, felting, assembling and creating the face of your teddy.

I guide you every step of the way so you can easily create your own felted snuggly teddy bear.

Felted size approx 30cm /12” tall

Yardage 150gm / 3x 50g

Recommended yarns:- Rico Creative Filz,
Lana Grossa Feltro,
Schoeller Und Stahl Filzi, or
Lion Brand Cascade220 (Two strands knitted together)

You will also need-

100g toy stuffing
4x 20mm buttons
2 x 17mm buttons
Embroidery thread

Basic skills needed for this design.
k=knit
p=purl
inc= increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and then back of the same stitch
k2tog= knit the next 2 stitches together
st st = p 1 row, k 1 row. Makes 2 rows
t= turn the work and k or p along the row as directed.

SUITABLE FOR- Intermediate knitters. If you can do stocking stitch and follow a pattern I explain the rest as you go along.