Loops & Threads™ Knit Baby Toy
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Loops & Threads™ Knit Baby Toy


Keep the kids busy playing with this cute toy. Made from Loops & Threads™ Snuggly Wuggly, it’s soft enough for a baby to cuddle.
Designed by Loops & Threads™ Design Team
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads™ Snuggly Wuggly (Solids 5 oz / 140g): Main Color (MC) 01730 (Cool Blue) 1 ball
  • Loops & Threads™ Snuggly Wuggly (Ombres 4 oz / 113 g): Contrast A 02415 (Candy) 1 ball
  • Set of 4 size 3.5mm (U.S. 4) Double-Pointed Knitting Needles
  • Size 3.5mm (U.S. 4) Knitting Needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stuffing
  • Black Buttons (2)
  • Pink Felt
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Measurement
Approx 10 ins [25.5cm] high.


Step: 2

Gauge
23 sts and 30 rows = 4 ins [10cm] in stocking st


Step: 3

Instructions


Step: 4

Body
With MC and set of 4 needles, cast on 10 sts. Divide sts on 3 needles and join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.


Step: 5

1st and alt rnds: Knit.


Step: 6

2nd rnd: *K1. M1. Rep from * around. 20 sts.


Step: 7

4th rnd: *K2. M1. Rep from * around. 30 sts.


Step: 8

Cont in same manner, inc 10 sts on every following alt rnd until there are 80 sts. Place marker on last rnd.


Step: 9

Knit in rnds until work from marked rnd measures 3 ins [7.5cm].


Step: 10

Next rnd: *K6. K2tog. Rep from * around. 70 sts rem.


Step: 11

Knit 3 rnds even.


Step: 12

Dec 10 sts as before on every following 4th rnd to 30 sts.


Step: 13

Knit 8 rnds even.


Step: 14

Break yarn, leaving a long end. Draw through rem loops.


Step: 15

Stuff body. Pull yarn tightly to close hole. Wind yarn tightly around last rnd of decs. Secure ends.


Step: 16

Feet and Legs (make 2)
With pair of needles and A, cast on 10 sts.


Step: 17

1st row: (WS). Inc 1 st in first st. K3. (Inc 1 st in next st) twice. K3. Inc


Step: 18

1 st in last st. 14 sts.


Step: 19

2nd row: Inc 1 st in first st. K5. (Inc 1 st in next st) twice. K5. Inc 1 st in last st. 18 sts.


Step: 20

Cont in same manner, inc 4 sts every row until there are 46 sts.


Step: 21

Knit 10 rows even.


Step: 22

Shape Toe
1st row: (RS). K12. (K2tog) 11 times. K12. 35 sts rem.


Step: 23

2nd and 4th rows: Purl. 3rd row: K6. (K2tog) 11 times. K7. 24 sts rem.


Step: 24

5th row: K4. (K2tog) 8 times. K4. 16 sts. Break A.


Step: 25

With MC, work 9 rows even in stocking st. Cast off.


Step: 26

Sew bottom and back seam. Stuff feet and legs.


Step: 27

Arms (make 2)
With MC and set of 4 double-pointed needles, cast on 15 sts. Divide sts on 3 needles and join in rnd, - placing a marker on first st.


Step: 28

Knit 20 rnds.


Step: 29

1st rnd: With A, *K1. M1. Rep from * around. 30 sts.


Step: 30

Knit 9 rnds even.


Step: 31

Shape Top
1st rnd: *K4. K2tog. Rep from * around. 25 sts.


Step: 32

2nd and alt rnds: Knit. Dec 5 sts evenly on every alt rnd to 15 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread yarn through rem loops, pulling tightly.


Step: 33

Stuff arms.


Step: 34

Bow
With A, cast on 12 sts.


Step: 35

Work in garter st (knit every row) for 2 ins [5 cm]. Cast off.


Step: 36

Wind A 3 times around center of piece to form bow.


Step: 37

Finishing
Sew legs and arms to body. Sew Bow and buttons in position. Cut out felt for lips and glue in position.


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Tips

When using double-pointed needles be sure to mark your stitches so you don’t lose count.