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Benson Bear: Shorts and Star T-shirt Toy Knitting Pattern Knitting Pattern

Benson Bear: Shorts and Star T-shirt Toy Knitting Pattern

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Adrienne Fauser

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 4 / 3.5mm, US 6 / 4.0mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Basic Shaping, Fair Isle, Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Knit a birthday outfit for Adrienne Fauser's classic teddy bear toy

Our birthday mascot is party-ready with his star motif tee and cool summer shorts.The top is knitted in one piece up to the armholes, before dividing for the back opening. Place body stitches on holders while you work the sleeves, then join them all together for the Neckband. Feel free to get creative and use your own colour combinations and motifs!

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Shorts: 12cm wide x 11cm long
T-shirt: 12.5cm wide x 13cm long

What you'll need

Yarn: Stylecraft Special DK, shades (A) 1722 Storm Blue, (B) 1842 Spearmint, (C) Stylecraft Life DK, shade 2356 Zing, one 100g ball of each
Needles: 3.5mm
Button: small
Stitch markers
Stitch holders
Tapestry needle

Stitches and skills

Cast on
moss stitch
p inc
invisible garter stitch increase
p2tog tbl
make one increase
Cast off

Meet the designer

Adrienne Fauser has been a member of the Let's Knit team since 2009 and loves creating patterns for toys and homewares. To see more of Adrienne's patterns, visit here.

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