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Colourful Caterpillar Knitalong Part 1
Colourful Caterpillar Knitalong Part 1

Colourful Caterpillar Knitalong Part 1

Designer: Carol Meldrum
  • NEEDLES

    3.75mm, 4mm, both straight, 3.75mm double-pointed, two
  • SIZE

    Squares: 13cm; Caterpillar: 96cm long
  • SKILL LEVEL

    Beginner
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Discover colourwork and texture with this tactile toy. Each segment is based around a simple square and features a different technique. It’s a brilliant project for boosting your knitting repertoire and you’ll end up with an adorable toy that the little ones will love! This lovely textured effect in Square 1 is super easy to achieve – if you can knit and purl, you can do this stitch. Remember to take the yarn between the needles after each stitch. This fuss-free pattern is ideal for the head of your caterpillar.

Carol Meldrum

Carol Meldrum

LKT Designer

Discover colourwork and texture with this tactile toy. Each segment is based around a simple square and features a different technique.

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  • Project information

    Yarn Cygnet 100% Pure Superwash Wool
    Yarn Colours shades (A) 2817 Everglade, (B) 2185 Geranium (C) 2155 Gold, (D) 2156 Bluebell, (E) 2195 Cream, (F) 217 Black, one 50g ball of each
    Needles 3.75mm, 4mm, both straight, 3.75mm double-pointed, two
    Additional Safety toy stuffing; Felt: white; Sewing needle and thread; Tapestry needle
    Tension Square 22 sts x 30 rows; 10cm x 10cm; Stocking stitch; 4mm needles
  • About the designer

    Carol Meldrum

    Carol Meldrum

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