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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

    Intermediate

  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer

    Designer

    Adrienne Fauser

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 4 / 3.5mm, US 6 / 4.0mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type

    Straight

  • Techniques

    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!

Click here for the knitting pattern for Benson Bear

Sizing


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
Knit
Purl
moss stitch
kfb
p inc
invisible garter stitch increase
k2tog
p2tog
p2tog tbl
ssk
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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