zOombear the zombie bear by knitterbees

zOombear the zombie bear

April 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 18 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
164 - 197 yards (150 - 180 m)
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NOTE (17-05-12): I have added an alternative pattern for the head for people who don’t want to add in the zip at the top of the head.

This zombie bear doll is one of my first 4 zOombees collection. zOombear has an addiction for brains and candy or anything that is sugary. Because of his love of sugary food, he has severe dental cavities, that is why he only have one tooth left. Despite his lack of hand, he still loves his cuddles, hugs and kisses.

Standing doll measures about 26-28 cm.

This pattern has 6 pages of photos, and written instructions so you can do it quickly.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Skills used: Basic knit stitch, increases, decreases, knitting in the round, basic embroidery skills.

Note: Since it is knitted in the round, there’s no messy seaming, special for somebody who don’t love to sew.


  1. 8 ply weight wool or acrylic. (I have used Panda Magnum soft 8ply 100% acrylic for MC and used about 150m of yarn.)
  2. 3.25mm 40cm circular needles/ 3.25 DPN or size needed to obtain gauge.
  3. Pieces of wool felt in white, pink and light brown
  4. Brown zip (optional)
  5. Buttons / plastic safety eyes/ scrap yarn for eyes
  6. Stitch marker
  7. Polyester stuffing
  8. Yarn needle
  9. Embroidery needles
  10. Black and white thread
  11. Stitch holders

If you use thicker yarn and bigger size of needles you get a bigger toy.