Carol Turner

Nursery Knitwear


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Matty and Tilda

I have been working on more bears this week. These two are from the same pattern by Ala and Ela

Matty and Tilda

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They are created in a sitting position and measure 8.5″ – 9″. Matty came out a bit bigger as I knitted a couple of more lines in the legs and body.

They are classic little bears and surpringly a quick knit, the hardest bit is sewing the legs properly so you get the bears in a sitting position.

I made Tilda first

DSCN4734I couldn’t wait to put the dress on her, love the pleated affect of the skirt.

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Think if I make her again I’ll try and make the legs jointed so she can also be put in a standing position. Just a word of warning don’t overstuff the arms or you will have a tight squeeze getting her into the dress!

DSCN4739The little bow in her hair adds the finishing touch.

After making her I had to make a boy teddy, so started work on Matty

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Although they are from the same pattern he does look a different little character.

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His little trousers and jumper fit quite nicely and he looks quite a cute cuddly bear waiting for someone to love him!

DSCN4766I like this pattern it makes a good traditional looking teddy bear andĀ  I will certainly ake more of them in the future

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Autumn Bear

Weather is certainly changing here in the UK, there is a definate autumnal feel in the air, although August wasn’t that much warmer! Just finished a bear with the cold weather in mind, so made sure he is well wrapped up to brave the elements.

Joey Bear

teddy & coat

He is a sweet little bear measuring 11″. Both bear and clothes are knitted in DK on 4mm needles.

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Instead of knitting the jumper seperately I knittedĀ  the upper body and sleeves in a different yarn to create the jumper. Thought this would make his clothes less bulky when wearing the duffle coat.

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The yellow jumper and orange baggy overalls are good colours for Autumn yet still bright for the nursery.

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The duffle coat is a good fit, I used four toggles to give a double breasted look.

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Joey looks nice and snug for the cold times ahead!!