Yeti for Bed by Brenda K. B. Anderson
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Yeti for Bed

Knitting
September 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
764 yards (699 m)
About 24" chest circumference at underarm and 21" tall, excluding horns
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Don’t let those fierce teeth fool you—even yetis have their soft sides! Yeti for Bed prepares for bedtime in red jammies and bunny slippers. The yeti’s body is knitted in one piece in the round, with arms added on held stitches. The head is also knitted in the round and sewn to the body. Embroidery details add charm to this cuddly fellow.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size About 24” chest circumference at underarm and 21” tall, excluding horns.

Yarn Plymouth Yarn Homestead (100% wool): #0010 red (MC), 2 skeins; #0001 natural (CC1), #0006 oatmeal heather (CC2), and #0023 dusty blue (CC3), 1 skein each.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16” circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holders; tapestry needle; embroidery needle; 2 skeins black embroidery floss; 1 skein white embroidery floss; small amount of pink embroidery floss; two 1 3/8” white buttons for eyes (shown here: La Mode #48186; see Notes); two 7/8” black buttons for eyes (shown here: La Mode #20731); seven 5/8” buttons (shown here: La Mode #761); size G/6 (4 mm) or H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook (optional); polyester fiberfill; quilter’s pins; 6” wide piece of cardboard; small amount of hot melt glue tape, hot glue, or superglue (optional).

Gauge 19 sts and 27 rnds = 4” in St st.

Note The yeti’s body/legs/slippers are worked in one piece from the top down, setting aside stitches for arms to be worked later. Head, horns, eye patches, lower eyelids, muzzle, bunny ears, and bunny slipper soles are all worked separately and then sewn onto the yeti.