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Hopkins Penguin is learning to swim today.
This listing is for patterns for you to knit your own Hopkins Penguin and life preserver. The patterns include instructions and lots of photos to help you make your own little friends.
Please note that this is not a listing for a finished item. This listing is for the knitting patterns only.
The 10 page pattern is written so it is easier for beginners to follow, with lots of photos and instructions for making the finished toys. You will need to be able to do the following stitches/techniques: knit, purl, casting on and off, sewing seams, increases, decreases, changing colours and intarsia knitting, short rows (some instructions are included in the pattern to help you). All pieces are knitted flat on straight needles.
Finished Size: Penguin 9 cm tall; Life Preserver 4cm diameter
Materials and equipment needed:
- 3 mm straight needles
- 40g pure wool DK - black for body, eyes and wings
- 30g pure wool DK - white for tummy
- 20g pure wool DK - orange for beak and feet
- Toy filling/stuffing (approximately 40g).
Life Preserver -
- 20g pure wool DK in red and 20g in white
- 3.25 mm straight needles
- Toy filling/stuffing (approximately 10g).
You will also need a tapestry needle to sew all the knitted pieces together. You can choose different yarns and needle sizes to those suggested above to make your own original friends.
The patterns will be emailed to you in pdf format within 3 days of cleared payment, although I do endeavour to send your pattern to you within 24 hours of payment.
I only accept Paypal payments. Payment needs to be made within 3 days of purchase. Patterns will be emailed to the e-mail address you hold with paypal. If you have trouble receiving your pattern please let me know. Please can you also check your junk mail folders.
If you wish to pay by cheque, please contact me before purchasing.
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