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Toy Camping Play Set Knitting Pattern Knitting Pattern

Toy Camping Play Set Knitting Pattern

  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Val Pierce

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 6 / 4.0mm, US 8 / 5.0mm

  • Techniques


    Garter , knit, Purl

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What you need to know

Use DK yarn and easy stitches to make Val Pierce's play set

This play set by Val Pierce is the perfect size for little toys. It features a tent, groundsheet, picnic rug, sleeping bags and cushions. Children will love using it to act out summer holidays and the patterns are even simple enough for kids to have a go at making themselves with a little adult supervision. The set is made in DK yarn, choose some from your stash or follow our colour choices.


Tent: 14cm tall x 17cm length x 14cm width (at base)
Groundsheet: 13cm x 14cm
Picnic rug: 16.5cm x 18cm
Sleeping bag: 7cm x 10.5cm
Cushions: 4cm x 4.5cm (approx)

What you'll need

Yarn: Wendy Peter Pan DK, (A) Dark Pink, (B) Mid-Pink, (C) Light Pink, (D) Mint, (E) Light Mint, one 50g ball of each
Needles: 4mm, 5mm
Mounting board or thick card: 17cm x 44cm
Craft glue
Toy stuffing: 5g
Narrow satin ribbon: pink, 1m

Stitches and skills used

How to cast on
How to knit
How to purl
How to cast off
How to work kfb increase
How to work k2tog
How to work garter stitch
How to work moss stitch
How to work stocking stitch
How to change colour
How to use two strands together

Meet the designer

Val Pierce is a great friend of Let's Knit and has designed for us for many years. She has also published several knitting books, specialising in toy and baby knitting patterns. If you enjoyed making this pattern, we think you'll enjoy making Val's travel bag. View all of Val's patterns here.

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