Thursday, 28 April 2016

TUFTY





TUFTY - Finger Puppets






TUFTY           Finger Puppet


DK (8ply) yarn
4mm needles




Cast on 12sts


Knit 10 rows


Stocking stitch 8 rows         (1 row knit, 1 row purl)


K2tog, all across row           6sts


P2tog, all across row           3sts


Cut the yarn (leaving a ‘tail’ to use for sewing up)


Put the tail onto a sewing needle - thread through all 3 stitches, pull up tightly.



Sew up the seam.  Darn away ends. 


Using a length of contrasting yarn, add a little face
 
To make the tuft – cut 3 lengths of yarn each around 2” (5cm)
Thread though a sewing needle, and pull though a stitch at the top of the finger puppet.
Tie in a knot, and trim a little if required.



Tufty Finger Puppets - Made by Jacqui Gould
These wonderful little finger puppets were made by the talented Jacqui Gould - a member of my facebook page.
They are now on their way to Tanzania - where I know they will give a lot of playtime fun.
Thank you Jacqui - what cute donations ! x
 
 


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Monday, 25 April 2016

Meadow Sweet Baby Dress in 2 colours

Although I wrote this pattern over a year ago, I am still enjoying knitting these little dresses.
They really are so sweet !

I recently added premature baby sizes in addition to the original 3months size.
Meadow Sweet Baby Dress in 2 colours - Medium Premature
 
 
You will find the pattern at ~ 



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Saturday, 9 April 2016

Baby Hug Boots

Couldn't decide whether to call these Hug Boots or H'ugg Boots !!

They do look a little like Ugg Boots don't they .... ?

Baby Hug Boots




Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                                    Newborn

Length of sole:   3½ “ (9cm)



Requirements:
DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)
3.75mm needles

Instructions:
Make 2 boots the same

Cast on 26sts
Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k9, kfb, ) twice, k2                        30sts
Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k11, kfb, ) twice, k2                      34sts
Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k13, kfb, ) twice, k2                      38sts
Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~
Row 8:                 K1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9:                 Knit
Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 11:               Knit
Row 12:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape the foot ~
Row 13:               K17, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k17                            36sts
Row 14:               P16, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p16                           34sts
Row 15:               K15, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k15                            32sts
Row 16:               P14, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p14                           30sts
Row 17:               K13, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k13                            28sts
Row 18:               P12, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p12                           26sts
Row 19:               K11, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k11                            24sts

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~
Row 20:               K1, purl to last st, k1

Make the cuff ~
Row 21:               S1, *p2, k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1
Row 22:               S1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more
Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)

Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole
Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff
Darn away ends
Fold down the cuff


Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                     3 months

Length of sole:   4“ (10cm)


Requirements:
DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)
3.75mm needles

Instructions:
Make 2 boots the same

Cast on 32sts
Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k12, kfb, ) twice, k2                      36sts
Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k14, kfb, ) twice, k2                      40sts
Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k16, kfb, ) twice, k2                      44sts
Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~
Row 8:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9:                 Knit
Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 11:               Knit
Row 12:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape the foot ~
Row 13:               K20, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k20                            42sts
Row 14:               P19, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p19                           40sts
Row 15:               K18, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k18                            38sts
Row 16:               P17, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p17                           36sts
Row 17:               K16, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k16                            34sts
Row 18:               P15, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p15                           32sts
Row 19:               K14, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k14                            30sts
Row 20:               P13, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p13                           28sts
Row 21:               Knit

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~
Row 22:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Make the cuff ~
Row 23:               S1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3
Row 24:               S1, *p2, k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more
Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)

Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole
Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff
Darn away ends
Fold down the cuff





Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                     6 months


Requirements:


DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)
3.75mm needles


Instructions:
Make 2 boots the same

Cast on 38sts
Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k15, kfb, ) twice, k2                      42sts
Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k17, kfb, ) twice, k2                      46sts
Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k19, kfb, ) twice, k2                      50sts
Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1


If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~


Row 8:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9:                 Knit
Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 2 rows twice


Shape the foot ~


Row 15:               K23, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k23                            48sts
Row 16:               P22, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p22                           46sts
Row 17:               K21, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k21                            44sts
Row 18:               P20, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p20                           42sts
Row 19:               K19, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k19                            40sts
Row 20:               P18, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p18                           38sts
Row 21:               K17, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k17                            36sts
Row 22:               P16, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p16                           34sts
Row 23:               Knit


If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~


Row 24:               S1, purl to last st, k1


Make the cuff ~


Row 25:               S1, k1, p2, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
Row 26:               S1, p1, k2, *p2, k2, repeat from * to last 2sts, p1, k1
Repeat the last 2 rows 8 times more


Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)


Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole
Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff
Darn away ends
Fold down the cuff





Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                     9 months
Requirements:

DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)
3.75mm needles


Instructions:
Make 2 boots the same

Cast on 44sts
Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k18, kfb, ) twice, k2                      48sts
Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k20, kfb, ) twice, k2                      52sts
Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k22, kfb, ) twice, k2                      56sts
Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1


If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~


Row 8:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9:                 Knit
Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 2 rows twice


Shape the foot ~


Row 15:               K26, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k26                            54sts
Row 16:               P25, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p25                           52sts
Row 17:               K24, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k24                            50sts
Row 18:               P23, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p23                           48sts
Row 19:               K22, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k22                            46sts
Row 20:               P21, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p21                           44sts
Row 21:               K20, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k20                            42sts
Row 22:               S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 23:               K19, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k19                            40sts
Row 24:               S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 25:               Knit


If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~


Row 26:               S1, purl to last st, k1


Make the cuff ~


Row 27:               S1, *p2, k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1
Row 28:               S1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3


Repeat the last 2 rows 10 times more


Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)


Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole
Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff
Darn away ends
Fold down the cuff



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Premature Baby Sizes




Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                                    Medium Preemie Baby


Length of sole:   3” (8cm) 

Requirements:
DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)
3.75mm needles

Instructions:

Make 2 boots the same

Cast on 20sts
Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k6, kfb, ) twice, k2                        24sts
Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k8, kfb, ) twice, k2                        28sts
Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k10, kfb, ) twice, k2                      32sts
Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~

Row 8:                 K1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9:                 Knit
Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape the foot ~

Row 11:               K14, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k14                            30sts
Row 12:               P13, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p13                           28sts
Row 13:               K12, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k12                            26sts
Row 14:               P11, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p11                           24sts
Row 15:               K10, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k10                            22sts
Row 16:               P9, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p9                                20sts
Row 17:               K8, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k8                                18sts

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~

Row 18:               K1, purl to last st, k1

Make the cuff ~

Row 19:               S1, k1, p2, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
Row 20:               S1, p1, k2, *p2, k2, repeat from * to last 2sts, p1, k1
Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more

Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)

Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole
Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff
Darn away ends
Fold down the cuff




Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                                    Large Preemie Baby

Length of sole:   3¼”  (8.5cm)

Requirements:

DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)
3.75mm needles

Instructions:

Make 2 boots the same

Cast on 24sts
Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k8, kfb, ) twice, k2                        28sts
Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k10, kfb, ) twice, k2                      32sts
Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k12, kfb, ) twice, k2                      36sts
Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~

Row 8:                 K1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9:                 Knit
Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape the foot ~

Row 11:               K16, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k16                            34sts
Row 12:               P15, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p15                           32sts
Row 13:               K14, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k14                            30sts
Row 14:               P13, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p13                           28sts
Row 15:               K12, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k12                            26sts
Row 16:               P11, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p11                           24sts
Row 17:               K10, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k10                            22sts

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~

Row 18:               K1, purl to last st, k1

Make the cuff ~

Row 19:               S1, p1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 4sts, k2, p1, k1
Row 20:               S1, k1, *p2, k2, repeat from * to end

Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more

Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)

Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole
Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff
Darn away ends
Fold down the cuff


 I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.
 However, please do not copy my patterns
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or republished on another webpage or website.
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