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Knit you very own mini Hobbit look alike, He would look right at home in The Shire!
Bodo stands an impressive 15 inches/38cm high. He has lovely, large hairy feet and his waistcoat, trousers, jacket and cloak with functional hood are all removable .His arms and legs are also poseable.
He is knitted in DK/ 8ply/11wpi / yarns APART from the hair which is Boa/eyelash yarn.
He is knitted flat using 3mm and 3.75mm needles.
I class this pattern, which is simply to understand, clearly written and also contains many photo’s to help you along the way, suitable for a Intermediate knitter.
DK yarns in the following colours and quantities.
Flesh or pale pink -50g
Light grey -75g
White or Cream – 25g
Burgundy – 75g
Wine red - 25g
Mid brown -50g
Dark brown – scrap for mouth and eyebrows
Dark brown thick eyelash or boa yarn 25g
You will also need
A pair of 3 and 3.75mm straight needles
4 small beads for waistcoat buttons
2 x 6mm black beads for eyes
Small charm for cloak clasp
Approximately 2 foot/60cm of rubber covered wire or chenille sticks – this is optional if you wish to leave these out, then he will not be poseable.
Brown powdered eye shadow for the fur on the feet and shading around eyes.
Red powdered blusher for cheeks – you can use a slightly dampened red colouring pencil, just build up slowly and gently!
One plastic drinking straw (to give the neck extra support)
Tiny scrap of white felt for eyes (optional, you may wish to embroider or use small plastic safety eyes.)
Wool sewing needle
Small wire teasing brush
Abbreviations – PLEASE READ
K = knit
p = purl
st/sts = stitch/stitches
tog = knit/purl next two stitches together
inc1 = knit into the front and the back of the next stitch to increase
PLEASE NOTE: if you use any other method than this your stitch count may not work out.
TURN = work the stated number of stitches then turn your work around ignoring the un-worked stitches left on the other needle, then follow instructions.
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