Gloria Hedgehog by Amanda Berry

Gloria Hedgehog

January 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 8.5 rows = 1 inch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
3.0 mm
Gloria is approximately 17cm tall.
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Gloria Hedgehog is a cuddly little friend, with a little pink apron. You can make your own hedgehog with this knitting pattern.

THE PATTERN INCLUDES: Row numbers for each step so you don’t lose your place, instructions for making the hedgehog and apron, 10 photos, a list of abbreviations and explanation of some techniques, a materials list and recommended yarns. The pattern is 5 pages and written in English.

TECHNIQUES: All pieces are knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight knitting needles. You will need to cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, and sew seams. The hedgehog legs knitting pattern incorporates a three needle bind-off (instructions are give to make the legs with a regular cast off if you prefer). The body incorporates intarsia colour-work. The apron strings are a single crochet chain, if you don’t know how to crochet you could use a length of yarn for the apron strings instead.


  • A pair of 3.5mm straight knitting needles (US 4)
  • A pair of 3mm straight knitting needles (US 3) to knit the apron
A 3mm crochet hook (US 3) to make the apron straps 

  • 2 x 6mm toy safety eyes
Toy filling (less than 150g)
Brown DK boucle yarn for the hedgehog
  • Beige and black DK yarns for the hedgehog
  • Pink and Cream 4 ply yarn for the apron

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