Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Old Fashioned Knitted Bear (in English)

($ 5 USD)
for Advanced Knitters


Using DK yarn the sitting Old Fashioned Bear measures about 19 cm (7,5 inch).
All pieces of the toy are knitted flat.
What you need to make:
MATERIALS:
Needles size US 2 1/2 (3mm), US 1 1/2 (2,5mm), US 4 (3,5 mm)
Cable needle
Leftovers from different projects of a similar gauge in DK or worsted in brown beige and black yarn.
For sweater:
Leftovers from different projects of a similar gauge in DK.

Polyester fiberfill for stuffing
Stitch holder
Tapestry needle
If you use thicker yarn and bigger size of needles you get a bigger toy. 
The pattern includes 8 pages of instructions (using big fonts) and pictures how to make the bear. It is for personal and non-commercial use only. It is for US$ 5.00. It will be e-mailed as a PDF document after Pay-Pal payment has been received.

Old fashion Bear
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Saturday, September 19, 2009

Zuza the Knitted Bear (in English)

Zuza the Bear
($ 5 USD)
for Advanced Beginner Knitters
Zuza the bear measures about 43 cm (about 18 inch) All pieces of the toy are knitted flat.

MATERIALS:
For bear: Straight needles size US 2 ½ (3mm)
150 g worsted yarn in brown, 50 g worsted yarn in beige (100g = 147 m), leftovers DK in black.


For clothes: Straight needles size US 4 (3,5 mm), Leftovers DK (100g = 300m) in red, white, black
4 buttons
hook
Polyester stuffing
GAUGE: Not important
knitted bear, knitted teddy bear
knitted bear, knitted teddy bear

Copy of the pattern will be e-mailed as a PDF document after Pay-Pal payment has been received. 



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Friday, August 28, 2009

Titus the Knitted Monkey (in English)

($ 5 USD)
for Advanced Beginner Knitters

knitted monkeyStanding Titus the Monkey measures about 23 cm (9 inch) to tip of head, sitting – 14,5 cm (5,7 inch). Pattern include instructions for a toy and for a sleeping bag.All pieces of the toy are knitted flat.

knitted monkey
MATERIALS:
Needles: size 2 (2.75mm) straight
Leftovers in dark and light brown for monkey’s body, grey, navy, red and white yarn for a sleeping bag. Black yarn to embroider for nose, mouth and eyes.
Polyester fiberfill for stuffing
Stitch holder
Tapestry needle
If you use thicker yarn and bigger size of needles you get a bigger toy.
We use:
25 g of acrylic in brown (100g = 300m - 328 yds),
5 g of acrylic in white (100g = 300m - 328 yds),
5 g of acrylic in denim (100g = 300m - 328 yds yds)
5 g of acrylic in blue (100g = 300m - 328 yds yds)
Copy of the pattern will be e-mailed as a PDF document after Pay-Pal payment has been received. 
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Friday, July 31, 2009

Tester the Knitted Dog - - knitting pattern (in English)

($ 5 USD)
for Advanced Beginner Knitters
knitted dog
The Dog is made from worsted acrylic yarn. His clothes are knitted from DK. Sitting Doggie measures about 22 cm (8,7 inch). All pieces of the toy are knitted flat.
MATERIALS:
Dog: needles size US 4 (3,5mm)
Worsted yarn for body: in brown and grey: 150 g in brown, 50g in grey (100 g =147m /161 yards)
Clothes: needles size US 4 (3,5 mm)
Leftovers in blue, white and black from different projects in DK.
Tapestry needle
Polyester stuffing
knitted dog
The pattern includes 11 pages of instructions (using big fonts) and pictures how to make the dog. The pattern is for personal and non-commercial use only.
It will be e-mailed as a PDF document after Pay-Pal payment has been received.

Tester the Dog
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Saturday, July 18, 2009

Amigurumi Pocket Bunnies - free pattern

WOW! Can you believe it’s been one whole year since we published our first knitting pattern - Flower Power Elephant? Today is our 1st year shop anniversary! We want to thank everyone for visits on our site. Thanks for all your commitment and interest in our knitting toys patterns. Our doors are always open and we are more than happy to create new patterns for all of you.
To celebrate our anniversary, we are offering next free pattern - Amigurumi Pocket Bunny.
The Amigurumi Pocket Bunnies are made from very small amounts of yarn. They measure about 12 cm (4,7 inch). The pattern is written in two versions: on DPNs and on stright needles.
What you need to make:
MATERIALS:
Needles size 2 1/2 (3mm) DPNS,
Leftovers from different projects of a similar gauge in DK or worsted in dark green, light green, lavender and black yarn.
Stitch holder
Tapestry needle

The body is worked in the round. No ugly seams and you have only to make few other things to finish your knitting.
Body, head and legs (in one piece ) Knit round starting from a top of head. Cast on 9 stitches using lavender yarn. Distribute among 3 needles and join. Place marker.
Rnd 1: K all sts
Rnd 2: (K1, M1) x 9 ( 18 sts)
Rnd 3: K all
Rnd 4: (K3, M1) x 6 ( 24 sts)
Rnds  5 - 16: K (12 rnds)
Change yarn into light green.
Rnds 17 - 18: K (2 rnds)
Change yarn into dark green.
Rnds 19 - 28:  K (10 rnds)
Change yarn into light green.
Rnd 29 - 30: K (2 rnds)
Shaping legs
Now work on 12 sts only. Knit round. Distribute the 12 sts among 3 needles and join.
First leg:
Rnd 1 - 6: K (6 rnds)
Rnd 7: (K2, K2tog) x 3 ( 9 sts)
Rnd 8: K
Cut yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off. Now stuff the body and first leg.
Second leg – Now knit left 12 sts. Knit round.
Rnds 1 - 6: K (6 rnds)
Rnd 7: (K2, K2tog) x 3 ( 9 sts)
Rnd 8: K
Cut yarn. Stuff the leg. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off.

Ears (make2 pieces) Knit round. Cast on 9 stitches using light green.. Distribute the sts among 3 needles and join.
Rnds 1 - 10: K (10 rounds)
Cut yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off.

Arms ( make 2 pieces) – knit round.
Cast on 9 sts using lavender yarn.
Rnds 1 - 10: K (10 rounds)
Cut yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off.

Tail ( make 1 piece) – knit round.
Cast on 9 sts using light green yarn. Distribute the sts among 3 needles and join.
Rnds 1 - 4: K (4 rounds)
Cut yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off.

Make up
Neck and head: Sew the hole on top of head. To shape neck use light green yarn and gather around first knitted row of light green round. Pull up tightly and secure. Sew yarn ends into neck.
Stuff arms with fiberfill lightly, sew arms onto body on the light green stripe. Sew the tail on opposite side of bunny’s body.
Ears: Don’t stuff ears. Join cast on row and than saw ears to the top of head. Distance between bunny’s ears is 1 stitch.
Nose, eyes and whiskers: Using black thread make a nose and whiskers. Embroider eyes. Distance between eyes is 2 stitches.


PATTERN – using straight needles

All pieces of toy are worked on straight needles.

Body, head and legs (in one piece ) Knit flat starting from a head.
Cast on 11 stitches using lavender yarn.
Row 1: P all sts
Row 2: K1, (K1, M1) x 9, K1( 20 sts)
Row 3: P all
Row 4: K1, (K3, M1) x 6, K1 ( 26 sts)
Rows 5 - 15:  st st (11 rows)
Change yarn into light green.
Rows 16 - 17: st st (2 rows)
Change yarn into dark green.
Row 18: K
Rows 19 - 27: st st (9 rows)
Change yarn into light green.
Rows 28 - 29: st st (2 rows)
Shaping legs
Now work on 13 sts only.
First leg:
Rows 1 - 6: st st (6 rows)
Row 7: K1, (K2, K2tog) x 3 ( 10 sts)
Row 8: P all
Break yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off.
Second leg – Now knit left 13 sts.
First leg:
Rows 1 - 6: st st (6 rows)
Row 7: K1, (K2, K2tog) x 3 ( 10 sts)
Row 8: P all
Cut yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off.

Ears (make2 pieces).
 Cast on 11 stitches using light green..
Rows 1 - 10: st st (10 rows).
Cut yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off.

Arms ( make 2 pieces)
 Cast on 11 sts using lavender yarn.
Rows 1 - 10: st st (10 rows)
Cut yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off.

Tail ( make 1 piece)
Cast on 11 sts using light green yarn.
Rows 1 - 4: st st (4 rows)
Cut yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off. Join row ends of the tail.

Make up
Neck and head: Join row ends of the head and body. To shape neck use light green yarn and gather around first knitted row of light green round. Pull up tightly and secure. Sew yarn ends into neck.
Stuff arms with fiberfill lightly, sew arms onto body on the light green stripe. Sew the tail on opposite side of bunny’s body.
Ears: Join row ends of the ears. Don’t stuff them. Saw ears to the top of head. Distance between bunny’s ears is 1 stitch.
Nose, eyes and whiskers: Using black thread make a nose and whiskers. Embroider eyes. Distance between eyes is 2 stitches.

By using our free patterns:
1. You are granted permission by us to use the knitting instructions for your personal use, charity and knitting pleasure.
2. You agree to use the file and any print-outs of its contents for personal use only.
3. Re-selling or sharing of the file or its contents, either in whole or part, is not permitted.
4. You may not sell the finished toys made from the pattern.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Amusing Knitted Cats and knitted cupcake - knitting pattern (in English)

($ 5 USD)
for Advanced Beginner Knitters
knitted cat, knitted cake
knitted cat, knitted cake
knitted cat, knitted cake
knitted cat, knitted cake
Amusing Cat is one day project. All pieces of the toy are knitted flat.The pattern include a mini strawberry cupcake.
The Cat is made from quite small amounts of yarn. Sitting Cat measures about 16 cm (6,3 inch).

MATERIALS:
Straight needles size US 2 ½ (3mm), US 1 ½ (2,5 mm)
Leftovers from different projects of a similar gauge in DK or worsted in:
Gold, brown white, black.
Tapestry needle, button
Polyester stuffing
GAUGE: Not important

The pattern includes 10 pages of instructions and pictures how to make the cat and mini-cupcake using big fonts.
The pattern is for personal and non-commercial use only.
 It will be e-mailed as a PDF document after Pay-Pal payment has been received.

Amusing Cats
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22 the Alien - knitting pattern (round version) (in English)

($ 5 USD)
for Advanced Beginner Knitters


The Alien is made from quite small amounts of yarn. Sitting Alien measures about 16 cm (6,3 inch). Almost all pieces are knitted in round.

What you need to knit him:
MATERIALS:
Double pointed needles size US 2 ½ (3mm), US 1 ½ (2,5 mm)
Crochet hook
Leftovers from different projects of a similar gauge in DK or worsted in:
Blue Alien: white, blue, light blue, yellow, orange and black.
Grey Alien: white, grey, light grey, yellow, red and black.

Tapestry needle, button
Polyester stuffing
GAUGE: Not important

The toy is knitted round and that is why the pattern is recommended for advanced knitter.
The pattern is for personal and non-commercial use only.
It will be e-mailed as a PDF document after Pay-Pal payment has been received.


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Miss Knitted Frog - knitting pattern (in English)

($ 5 USD)
for Advanced Beginner Knitters
knitted frog
knitted frog
It is time for a frog! Meet Miss Frog. She wears her very own dress with funny froggy collar. The embroidered facial details are safe for babies. Miss Frig is made from quite small amounts of yarn. . It is easy and quick knit. She measures about 23 cm (9 inch) All pieces of the toy are knitted flat.

MATERIALS:
Needles size 2 1/2 (3mm) DPNS, straight 4 (3,5 mm)
Leftovers from different projects of a similar gauge in DK or worsted in limon green, dark green, orange, white and black yarn.
Yellow yarn for a collar: 10dag = 400m
If you use thicker yarn and bigger size of needles you get a bigger toy.
Polyester fiberfill for stuffing
Stitch holder
Tapestry needle
The pattern includes 7 pages of instructions and pictures how to make the frog and her clothes: ballerina dress, tube dress and collar. Text is written using large size of font (16 pt).
It will be e-mailed as a PDF document after Pay-Pal payment has been received.

Please, fill in the form correctly. 
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Monday, June 22, 2009

Happy Fried Egg - free knitting pattern (knitted round)


The pattern is for free. Happy Fried Egg would be a great gift for your kids or grandkids or just something to knit in between bigger projects :o). It is knitted on double pointed needles. It knits up quickly and is a great way to use up small amounts of yarn.

What you need to make:
MATERIALS:
Needles size 2 (2.75mm)
Leftovers from different projects in DK weight yarn or worsted weight yarn in white and yellow.

White:
Cast on 8 stitches using white yarn. Distribute among 4 needles and join.
Rnd 1: K
Rnd 2: (K1, M1) x 8 (16 sts)
Rnd 3: K
Rnd 4: (K2, M1) x 8 ( 24 sts)
Rnd 5: K
Rnd 6: (K3, M1) x 8 (32 sts)
Rnd 7: K
Rnd 8: (K4, M1) x 8 (40 sts)
Rnd 9: K
Rnd 10: (K5, M1) x 8 (48 sts)
Rnd 11: K
Rnd 12: (K6, M1) x 8 (56 sts)
Rnd 13: K
Rnd 14: (K7, M1) x 8 (64 sts)
Rnd 15: K
Rnd 16: (K8, M1) x 8 (72 sts)
Rnds 17 - 18: K (2 rounds)
Rnd 19: (K 2 tog, YO) to end ( 72 sts)
Rnds 20 -21: K (2 rounds )
Rnd 22: (K7, K2 tog) x 8 ( 64 sts)
Rnd 23: K
Rnd 24: (K6, K2 tog) x 8 ( 56 sts)
Rnd 25: K
Rnd 26: (K5, K2 tog) x 8 ( 48 sts)
Rnd 27: K
Rnd 28: (K4, K2 tog) x 8 ( 40 sts)
Rnd 29: K
Rnd 30: (K3, K2 tog) x 8 ( 32 sts)
Rnd 31: K
Rnd 32: (K2, K2 tog) x 8 ( 24 sts)
Rnd 33: K
Rnd 34: (K1, K2 tog) x 8 ( 16 sts)
Rnd 35: K
Rnd 36: K2 tog x 8 (8 sts)
Rnd 37: K
Cut yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off. Gather up on cast on sts tightly and fasten off. Fold the piece making a flat circle with a fancy edging. Don’t stuff white.

Yolk
Cast on 36 stitches using yellow yarn. Distribute among 4 needles and join.
Rnds 1 - 8: K (8 rounds)
Rnd 9: (K4, K2 tog) x 6 ( 30 sts)
Rnd 10:
Rnd 11: (K3, K2 tog) x 6 ( 24 sts)
Rnd 12: K all
Rnd 13: (K1, K2 tog) x 8 ( 16 sts)
Rnd 14: K all
Rnd 15: K 2tog to end ( 8 sts)
Cut yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off.

Make up:

Stuff yolk with fiberfill lightly then sew it to the center of white using yarn end left when casting on. Use black yarn to sew eyes and egg’s smile.

By purchasing our patterns:
1. You are granted permission by us to use the knitting instructions for your personal use, charity and knitting pleasure.
2. You agree to use the file and any print-outs of its contents for personal use only.
3. Re-selling or sharing of the file or its contents, either in whole or part, is not permitted.
4. You may not sell the finished toys made from the pattern.


Sunday, March 8, 2009

Growing Plants - knitting pattern (in English)

($ 5 USD)
for Beginner Knitters
knitted bunny knitted rabbit
knitted bunny knitted rabbit knitted plant
knitted rabbit knitted bunny
Do you like amigurumi? Have you tried making any? Amigurumi the japanese art of crocheting ridiculously cute animals or inanimate objects, but if you don't crochet, you may knit something like amigurumi too. This is an original knitting pattern to make this adorable tiny knitted growing plants with faces in pots. They are super cute, super soft, super easy and super fast to make even for beginners. The growing plant measures about 10,5 cm (4,1 inch) to tip of leaves. All pieces of the toy are knitted flat.

MATERIALS:

Needles: size 2 (2.75mm) straight
Leftovers in terracotta for pots, mousy for covers, yellow, white, purple for heads and green for leaves, some black yarn to embroider for eyes, nose and mouth.
Polyester fiberfill for stuffing
Stitch holder
Tapestry needle
If you use thicker yarn and bigger size of needles you get a bigger toy.
The pattern includes 6 pages of instructions and pictures how to make the bunny.
It will be e-mailed as a PDF document after Pay-Pal payment has been received.

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Saturday, March 7, 2009

Carrot Field Potholder - free knitting pattern


The Carrot Field Potholder is a fun and useful gift to make for yourself or for anyone who appreciates homemade items. It looks cute displayed on a kitchen wall This is a quick and easy project that you can do in an afternoon.

PATTERN
The holder is made of two layers to protect your hand.

Green layer
Cast on 44 stitches using green yarn.
Rows1 - 5: K all sts
Row 6: (K4, P4) x 5, K4
Row 7: K8, (P4, K4) x 4, K4
(Rows 6-7) x 28
Next 5 rows K all (totally there are 66 rows in the square). Cast off. Break yarn leaving long end. Using a hook make 20 chains (a loop to hang your hot pad).
Yellow layer:
Cast on 44 stitches using yellow yarn.
Rows1 - 5: K all sts
Row 6: (K4, P4) x 5, K4
Row 7: K8, (P4, K4) x 4, K4
Row 8: (K4, P4) x 5, K4
Row 9: K8, (P4, K4) x 4, K4
Row 10: K8, (P4, K4) x 4, K4
Row 11: (K4, P4) x 5, K4
Row 12: K8, (P4, K4) x 4, K4
Row 13: (K4, P4) x 5, K4
( Rows 6 -13) x 6
Next 5 rows K all (totally there are 66 rows in the square)
Cast off. Break yarn.

Carrot (make 9 pieces)
Cast on 10 sts using orange yarn.
1-5 stockinette sitch.
Break yarn. Thread it through sts left on knitting needles, pull to gather tightly, then fasten off. Sew row ends.Using dark green yarn make a tassel on the tops of carrot. Stuff the carrot and sew it to the green square on purl stitches.
Sew two square together leaving one side open you could slip your hand into it.

By purchasing our patterns:
1. You are granted permission by us to use the knitting instructions for your personal use, charity and knitting pleasure.
2. You agree to use the file and any print-outs of its contents for personal use only.
3. Re-selling or sharing of the file or its contents, either in whole or part, is not permitted.
4. You may not sell the finished toys made from the pattern.



Monday, January 19, 2009

Knitting Reference – Yarn Types

While many people speak English all over the world, we tend to have different names for the same thing and this is certainly true of yarn types.

Australia/UK
US
Approximate Tensions
2 ply
lace weight
3 ply, 4 ply, 5 ply,
jumper weight
fingering
32 - 26 sts to 4 inches
(10cm)
8 ply, dk, double knit
sport weight -double
knit
22 - 24 sts to 4 inches
10 ply, aran weight
worsted weight
20 sts to 4 inches
12 ply
worsted weight
16 - 18 sts to 4 inches
14 ply
bulky
14 sts to 4 inches

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Knitted Baby Bunnies - knitting pattern (in English)


for Advanced Knitters



Knitting pattern for Advanced Knitters
($ 5USD)

The knitted bunny is easy and fast to make for advanced knitters. The sitting bunny measures about 16 cm (6.3 inch) to tip of ears. All pieces of the toy are knitted flat.
Notice: The pattern include instructions for knitted bunny and her dress.

MATERIALS:
Needles: size 2 (2.75mm) straight
Leftovers in beige for a body of bunny, red for clothes and white yarn for a tail, black yarn to embroider for eyes, brown for nose.
Polyester fiberfill for stuffing
Stitch holder
Tapestry needle
If you use thicker yarn and bigger size of needles you get a bigger toy.
The pattern includes 5 pages of instructions and pictures how to make the bunny.
Copy of the pattern will be emailed after we get payment.

Baby Bunnies
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