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Valentine Panda Bear Knitting Pattern Knitting Pattern

Valentine Panda Bear Knitting Pattern

  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Val Pierce

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 3 / 3.25mm, US 5 / 3.75mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Val Pierce's soft, easy-knit teddy bear would make a wonderful gift

Knitted in a super soft yarn, this knitted panda bear toy is exceedingly huggable and straightforward to knit. There is a touch of short-row shaping on the arms but otherwise it is simple increases and decreases. There’s no tricky colourwork either as the eye patches are sewn on separately. Add heart-shaped pads to the paws for that extra Valentine’s touch!

What do I need?

Stylecraft Grace, shades:
(A) 2155 Storm, 1 x 100g ball
(B) 2156 Oyster, 1 x 100g ball
(C) 2150 Petals, 1 x 100g ball
DK, Black; 4ply, shades: Green and Red, small amounts of each
Needles: 3.25mm, 3.75mm
Safety toy stuffing
Tapestry needle


30cm tall (seated)

Top Knit Tips

Omit the hearts and this cute panda is the perfect cuddle buddy all year round!

SHORT ROW SHAPING: This technique sounds fancy but is oh-so simple to do. Just turn your work partway through the row and work back in the other direction - hence, the name, short rows. Do this for several rows to create a gentle curve in your knitted piece. When complete, some sections of the work will have more rows than others.

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Techniques: Stocking Stitch

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