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Pirate Doll Toy Pattern Knitting Pattern

Pirate Doll Toy Pattern

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Val Pierce

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 5 / 3.75mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Basic Shaping, Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Val Pierce's pirate doll toy is the perfect step up for knitting beginners.

Although Lucky may appear to shipwrecked on a desert island, we all know it’s just the start of his adventures! It’s not just kids that love a rogue and he’s clearly been up to mischief – just look at all that swag! Have a go at stranded colourwork on Lucky’s hat, or use Swiss darning to add your motifs.

What do I need?

Yarn: Stylecraft Special DK, shade 1240 Soft Peach, 1029 Copper, 1821 Grass Green, 1003 Aster, 1019 Cloud Blue, 100g ball of each, DK, shades Red, Brown, Black, Royal Blue, White, Yellow, small amounts of each
Needles: 3.75mm
Safety toy stuffing
Stitch markers
Felt: brown, grey, oddments
Craft glue
Stiff card
Tapestry needle
NOTE: this is everything that you need for the pirate and all the accessories


Pirate: 35cm tall
Trousers: 15cm wide x 15cm long
Sweater: 15cm wide (at chest) x 12cm long
Hat: 11cm tall x 17cm wide
Scarf: 39cm long
Boot: 6cm high
Sword (overall): 13cm long

Top knit tips

Why not make up a whole motley crew for Lucky by varying the skin tone and garment shades?

For an authentic pirate look, make sure you oversew the patch onto the trousers with visible stitches.

Meet the designer

Designer Val Pierce is best known for her utterly adorable toy patterns. If you loved making this pattern, then why not make Val's flower fairy doll next? You can find even more toy designs from Val Pierce here.

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Watch to learn

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Techniques: Basic Shaping, Stocking Stitch

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