Penny the Penguin by Amanda Berry

Penny the Penguin

December 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in measured over St st
US 3 - 3.25 mm
153 yards (140 m)
One size: Penny the penguin is 13cm tall.
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Penny is a colourful little penguin, and knits up quick in 4 ply yarn. You can make Penny a headband with a bow, or a bow tie.

ABOUT THE PATTERN: The pattern has row numbers for each step so you don’t lose your place, instructions for making the penguin plus 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 need to know how to knit, purl, increase and decrease, knit stripes (change colour at the end of a row) and do some seaming.


  • A pair of straight 3mm knitting needles (US 3)
  • 4 ply acrylic yarn; less than 50g in each colour
  • Toy filling
  • Toy safety eyes

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