Ultimate Knitted Toys Collection

Ultimate Knitted Toys Collection

Ultimate Knitted Toys collection – Over 50 fantastic patterns for gorgeous knitted toys. Knit some gorgeous toys and accessories as gifts for loved ones big and small with the Ultimate Knitted Toy Collection from Simply Knitting’s top toy designers. This bumper 132-page digital magazine is the perfect place to start your toy knitting adventures! Inside you'll find over 50 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. Plus Angela Turner shares her top 10 tips for toy making. The Ultimate Knitted Toy Collection is ideal for beginners or experienced knitters looking for some wonderful projects to get stuck into. Enjoy!

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
Frequency:
One-off
US$13.50

in this issue

1 min
welcome…

…to the Ultimate Knitted Toys Collection! There’s something so special in the giving of a handmade toy and watching the joy it brings as it’s played with and cherished over the years. This exciting collection of patterns from Simply Knitting magazine is filled with gorgeous softies from top knitting designers to make for all ages. You’ll find patterns for all seasons and occasions, organised into handy sections – so there’s something to knit all year round. From nursery knits for tiny tots, to fun patterns for friends, family and more, there’s plenty of inspiration. If you’re new to knitting toys, there are lots of handy tips and knitting know-how throughout, but for all the knitting basics and step-by-step guides, turn to page 121. So, get your needles at the ready and enjoy picking your…

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13 min
it’s a strike!

POP THESE IN THE WASHER & DRYER AFTER PLAYTIME! EASY TO KNIT YOU WILL NEED ⃞ Hayfield, Bonus DK (100% acrylic, 100g/280m) 1 ball of each: Yarn A Fox (0779) Yarn B Bright Lemon (0819) Yarn C Black (0965) Yarn D Pumpkin (0766) Yarn E White (0961) Yarn F Bright Orange (0981) Yarn G Silver Grey (0838) Yarn H Lemon Grass (0699) ⃞ A pair of 3¼mm needles ⃞ 6 cardboard discs, 8cm diameter (optional, for bases) ⃞ Toy stuffing For yarn stockists contact Sirdar at www.sirdar.com TENSION Yarn used knits as DK to this tension: 26 sts and 34 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over st st using 3¼mm needles MEASUREMENTS Height 18cm (7in) Base diameter 8cm (3.15in) ABBREVIATIONS B&T Break and tighten – break off the yarn and thread the end through the sts left on the needle. Pull the end of the yarn to tighten the sts together. Kfbf Knit into…

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11 min
bertie bunny

SUPER-SOFT FRIEND FOR LITTLE ONES TO CUDDLE! IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS YOU WILL NEED ⃞ Bergère de France, Ourson DK (80% polyamide, 20% polyester, 50g/75m) 2 balls of Yarn A Gris (10472) 1 ball of Yarn B Blanc (10470) ⃞ Oddment (5g) of any DK yarn Yarn C in Pink Oddment (5g) of any DK yarn Yarn D in Black 50cm of any DK yarn Yarn E in White ⃞ A pair of 3.25mm needles ⃞ A row counter ⃞ 300g toy stuffing To order yarn go to www.bergeredefrance.co.uk TENSION 21 sts and 28 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over st st using 3¼mm needles MEASUREMENTS Length: 59cm Tummy circumference (at widest point): 50cm ABBREVIATIONS For a full list of abbreviations see page 130 TOP TIP Bertie is made using fluffy yarn and it’s important to give yourself time to get used to the texture of the yarn. Try knitting a swatch…

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4 min
little chick

KNITS UP QUICKLY IN STOCKING STITCH EASY TO KNIT YOU WILL NEED ⃞ Deramores, Studio Baby Soft DK (100% acrylic, 330m/100g) 1 ball in each: Yarn A Primrose (70123) Yarn B Coral (70128) Yarn C Sapphire (70126) Yarn D Waves (70120) Yarn E Mint (70118) ⃞ A pair of 3mm needles ⃞ Tapestry needle ⃞ Polyester toy filling ⃞ 2 stitch holders ⃞ Length of white thread To order yarn contact Deramores on 0845 519 4573 or www.deramores.com TENSION 24 sts and 34 rows to 10cm (4in) over st-st, using 3mm needles MEASUREMENTS Approx. 18cm (7in) tall ABBREVIATIONS For a full list see page 130 CHICK TOY WAISTCOAT BASE – RIGHT FRONT Using Yarn D, cast on 22 sts with 3mm needles. Row 1 Inc in first st, knit to end. [23 sts] Next row Knit to last st, inc. [24 sts] Next row Inc in first st, knit to end. [25 sts] Next row Purl to last…

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4 min
piggy pal

USE A BANGLE INSIDE THE HANDLE! IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS YOU WILL NEED ⃞ Deramores, Studio Baby Soft DK (100% acrylic, 330m/100g) 1 ball in each: Yarn A Bubblegum (70108) Yarn B Marshmallow (70105) Yarn C Sapphire (70126) ⃞ A pair of 3mm needles ⃞ Tapestry needle ⃞ Plastic bangle, 8cm diameter (optional) ⃞ Safety rattle (optional) ⃞ Polyester toy filling ⃞ 2 stitch holders ⃞ Length of white thread To order yarn contact Deramores on 0845 519 4573 or www.deramores.com TENSION 24 sts and 34 rows to 10cm over st st, using 3mm needles MEASUREMENTS Approx. 18cm tall ABBREVIATIONS For a full list of abbreviations see page 130 TOP TIP Grabbing and holding onto toys is an important part of every baby’s development, so help them on their way with this cute pig rattle. The sturdy handle offers lots of lovely garter stitch texture and is easy for those little hands to hold.…

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4 min
playtime blocks

EASY TO MAKE WITH SWISS DARNED DETAILS EASY TO KNIT YOU WILL NEED ⃞ Stylecraft, Special DK (100% acrylic, 100g/295m) 1 ball in each: Yarn A Aspen (1422) Yarn B Citron (1263) Yarn C Jaffa (1256) Yarn D White (1001) Yarn E Bright Green (1259) ⃞ A pair of 3mm needles ⃞ Polyester toy filling ⃞ 5 pieces of card or laminated paper, 12cm square For yarn stockists contact Stylecraft on 01484 848 435 www.stylecraft-yarns.co.uk TENSION 26 sts and 34 rows to 10cm (4in) over st st, using 3mm needles MEASUREMENTS Each block is about 12cm square ABBREVIATIONS For a full list of abbreviations see page 130 LETTERED SQUARE CHART NUMBERED SQUARE CHART SHAPED SQUARE CHART SHAPED TRIANGLE CHART POLKA DOT SQUARE CHART KEY = Swiss darn in colour listed in pattern BLOCKS THIN-STRIPED SQUARE (MAKE 3) Using Yarn B, cast on 30 sts. Row 1 Knit. Row 2 Purl. Change to Yarn A. Row 3 Knit. Row 4 Purl. Repeat last four rows until…

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