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Gillian the adorable tortoise Knitting Pattern

Gillian the adorable tortoise

  • Difficulty

    Beginner

  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer

    Designer

    Zoë Halstead

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 6 / 4.0mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type

    Straight

  • Techniques

    Techniques

    Stocking Stitch, Basic Shaping

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What you need to know

This sleepy tortoise has fast become a favourite in the LK office. The beautiful calming colours and tactile stitch pattern means Gillian will be loved by babies everywhere. Of course, you could use any shades you like - how about brighter hues for a wide awake version? Remember to sew on the legs, head and tail really securely, as little hands have a firm grip.

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Watch to learn

Brush up on the skills needed for this pattern with this tutorial.

Techniques: Stocking Stitch, Basic Shaping

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