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Amanda Berry Knitted Toy Collection

Amanda Berry Knitted Toy Collection

Amanda Berry Knitted Toy Collection

Knit your own gorgeous toys with the Amanda Berry Knitted Toy Collection! Grab your needles and knit some gorgeous toys and accessories for yourself or as gifts for loved ones big and small with the Amanda Berry Knitted Toy Collection, a fabulous collection of projects by well known designer and maker, Amanda Berry. From the makers of Simply Knitting magazine, this bumper 164-page collection is the perfect place to start your toy knitting adventures! Inside you'll find over 30 patterns with beautiful photography and 11 pages of expert guides to knitting for beginners. Each project includes detailed imagery, as well as help with adding eyes and sewing up. The Amanda Berry Knitted Toy Collection is ideal for beginners or experienced knitters looking for some wonderful projects to get stuck into.

Land:
United Kingdom
Sprog:
English
Udgiver:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
Frekvens:
One-off
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1 min.
welcome…

…to the Amanda Berry Toy Collection! There’s so much joy in giving handmade toys and seeing them loved and played with. This beautiful collection of knitted softies by Amanda Berry for Simply Knitting magazine is packed full of ideas for what to make for your loved ones. It’s not just toys that are featured in this collection, you’ll find a sweet bunny rucksack, fun, themed mobiles and a fantastic set of playable cars! Turn the page for our full contents. Knitting is a fantastic way to make your own toys – it’s quick, easy and handy: all you need is a pair of needles and a ball of yarn and you can get creative wherever you are! If you’re in need of a refresher, read over our Learn to Knit section starting on…

2 min.
play time!

Who taught you to knit and how long have you been knitting for? I learned the basics of knitting when I was really young. Then it was lots of practice, and later on in life YouTube has been a lifesaver for learning any tricky techniques. Can you remember the first thing that you knitted? I used to make clothes for my teddies, so it was probably a very wonky scarf for Winnie the Pooh! Describe your design process I design as I knit, so love to see my vision come to life on the needles. I am a slow knitter, which is unfortunate really, as it can sometimes take me several weeks to design a toy! What advice would you give to a new knitter? Don’t be scared of trying new things, as a quick internet search…

10 min.
on the farm

EASY TO KNIT YOU WILL NEED □ Hayfield, Bonus DK (100% acrylic, 100g/280m) 1 ball of each: Yarn A Iced Pink (958) Yarn B Cream (812) Yarn C Walnut (927) Yarn D Black (965) □ A pair of 3½mm needles□ A pair of 3½mm double-pointed needles (DPNs)□ 150g of toy stuffing□ Six domed black buttons, 10mm wide For yarn stockists contact Sirdar 01924 231682 www.sirdar.co.uk TENSION Yarn used knits as DK to this tension: 22 sts and 28 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over st st using 3½mm needles MEASUREMENTS Sheep 20cm long Pig 17cm long Cow 21cm long ABBREVIATIONS For a full list see page 146 SHEEP BODY Note Starts at the back of the Body. Cast on 17 sts using 3½mm needles and Yarn B. Row 1 (WS) (P1, K1) 8 times, P1. Row 2 (RS) (P1, kfb) 8 times, P1. [25 sts] Row 3 (P1, K2) 8 times, P1. Row 4 (P1,…

10 min.
bertie bunkins

IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS YOU WILL NEED □ Patons, Fairytale Fab Baby Smiles 4ply (100% acrylic, 50g/184m) 1 ball of each: Yarn A Grey (1090) Yarn B White (1001) Yarn C Apple Green (1072) □ Small amounts of black and peach 4ply yarn for embroidering the eyes, ears and nose□ A pair of 3¼mm needles□ Toy stuffing□ Two 10mm diameter buttons for the jacket For yarn stockists contact Patons 01484 668200 www.knitpatons.com TENSION Yarn used knits as 4ply to this tension: 28 sts and 36 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over st st using 3¼mm needles MEASUREMENTS 30cm (12in) tall, excluding ears ABBREVIATIONS For a full list see page 146 BUNNY HEAD Note Starts at the back of the Head. Cast on 10 sts using 3¼mm needles and Yarn A. Row 1 (WS) Purl. Row 2 (RS) K1, (kfb) 9 times. [19 sts] Row 3 Purl. Row 4 K1, (kfb, K1) 9…

8 min.
fido & fifi

EASY TO KNIT YOU WILL NEED □ Hayfield, Bonus DK (100% acrylic, 100g/280m) 1 ball of each: Yarn A Walnut (927) Yarn B Cream (812) Yarn C Oatmeal (964) Yarn D Dark Grey Mix (790) □ A pair of 3½mm knitting needles□ 250g of toy stuffing□ Two 8mm toy safety eyes per toy For yarn stockists contact Sirdar 01924 231682 www.sirdar.co.uk TENSION Yarn used knits as DK to this tension: 22 sts and 28 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over st st using 3½mm needles MEASUREMENTS 22cm tall ABBREVIATIONS For a full list see page 146 DOG BODY Note Starts at the bottom of the Body. Cast on 9 sts using 3½mm needles and Yarn C. Row 1 and all WS rows Purl. Row 2 (RS) K1, (kfb) 8 times. [17 sts] Row 4 K1, (kfb, K1) 8 times. [25 sts] Row 6 K1, (kfb, K2) 8 times. [33 sts] Row 8 K1,…

5 min.
cuddle time!

KNIT for less than £10 k EASY TO KNIT YOU WILL NEED □ Sirdar Snuggly Snowflake DK (100% polyester, 25g/85m) 2 balls of Yarn A Wuzzy (0634)□ Hayfield Bonus DK (100% acrylic, 100g/280m) 1 ball of Yarn B Denim (994)□ A pair of 4mm needles□ Toy stuffing□ 2 toy safety eyes, 12mm diameter Stitch holder□ Oddment of black acrylic 4ply yarn, to embroider the nose For yarn stockists contact Sirdar 01924 231682 www.sirdar.co.uk TENSION 20 sts and 29 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over st st in Sirdar Snuggly using 4mm needles 22 sts and 28 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over st st in Hayfield Bonus using 4mm needles MEASUREMENTS 29cm (11½in) tall ABBREVIATIONS For a full list see page 146 Get 15% off at www.deramores.com See page 5! TEDDY BEAR ARMS (MAKE 2) Cast on 22 sts using 4mm needles and Yarn…