Sunday, 8 July 2018

LEVI - the Super Easy Lovie

Please meet LEVI
- the Super Easy Lovie ! 

I hardly ever make toys as I am rubbish at the faces! This is my first attempt at a lovie. I am sure you can do far better - but here at least you have somewhere to start. 

LEVI the Lovie

Requires ~

DK yarn – I used a cotton mix yarn so that this Lovie would wash easily!
A little polyester stuffing
4mm needles for the main part
3.5mm needles for the head – toys are generally knitted on a size smaller than usual needle to make a more dense fabric which prevents the stuffing showing through.

Cast on 2sts

Row 1:       Kfb, k1
Row 2:       K1, kfb, knit to end
Repeat Row 2 until you are happy with the size (I made mine 9")
Next Row: K2, k2tog, knit to end
Repeat the last row until you have 10sts left on your needle

Make the head ~

Knit 1 row
Purl 1 row

S1, kfb, knit to last 3sts, kfb, k2
Purl 1 row
Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more                                 (24sts)

Work 14 rows in stocking stitch (knit one row, purl one row)

S1, s1, k1, psso,knit to last 3sts, k2tog, k1
Purl 1 row
Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more                                 (10sts)

Cast off

Join the sides of the head
Add features to the face

Make the Ears ~
Using a length of the yarn used for the head, create ears by sewing a line across the top of the head at each side.
Stuff the head with polyester toy filling
Sew the gap at the neck closed securely

 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
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.

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  1. Very good pattern. I will definitely make one in the future.

  2. Love Levi, Will certainly be making some for my charities

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