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Christmas Llama Soft Toy Knitting Pattern Knitting Pattern

Christmas Llama Soft Toy Knitting Pattern

  • Difficulty

    Intermediate

  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer

    Designer

    Zoë Halstead

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 3 / 3.25mm, US 5 / 3.75mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type

    Straight

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What you need to know

Knit Zoe Halstead’s fluffy llama toy this Christmastime.

Feliz Navidad, knitters! From robins and reindeer to nutcrackers and snowmen, there are so many classic characters to catch up with during the winter season. However, for fans of novelty knits there is none so special as the Christmas Llama. Made using a combination of super-soft and wonderfully vibrant yarns, this toy promises to comfort your little one when they are ready for bed and bring them endless excitement when they are all set for playtime.

What do I need?


Yarn: King Cole Big Value DK, shade 4024 Koala, 4021 Cream, 4034 Fuchsia, 4044 Turquoise, 4056 Orchid, 4049 Lime, 4029 Red, 4033 Pink, 4046 Jade, 4038 Violet, 4020 White, 4039 Purple, 4050 Emerald, one 50g ball of each, King Cole Truffle, shade 4365 Coconut, one 100g ball
Needles: 3.25mm, 3.75mm
Tapestry needle
Safety toy stuffing
Toy safety eyes: black, 9mm, two
Pom-pom maker (optional)

Sizing


Height: 28cm
Length: 24cm

Top knit tip


To successfully stuff your knitted toy, it is essential that you tease out your stuffing beforehand. This will prevent unsightly lumps and bumps. Take your time. You need to strike the perfect balance between over and under stuffing, so don’t be afraid to start again if your toy doesn’t sit right. Finally, make use of a smaller needle, to help you to reach awkward areas such as the arms and feet.

Meet the designer


Author Zoë Halstead specialises in knitting and needlepoint. She has most recently worked as a consultant for DMC but has been a knitting designer for over 15 years. If you enjoyed making her festive llama pattern, why not download this traditional toy soldier set next? You can view more of Zoë's designs here.

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