Minka's Bear Passion

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Knitting pattern

teddyMaterials:
I used 125gm 8 ply (DK) Panda Woolblend crepe in colour 31 (dark brown) @ 125m (140 yards) per 50gm ball.
A scrap of pale beige 8 ply (DK) for hands.
Scrap of black yarn for nose and eyes.
2 buttons of 15mm (5/8 inch) diameter with 4 holes, or a scrap of white felt.
1 pair 3.25mm knitting needles.
Soft toy filling.

Tension:
26sts and 52 rows to 10cm (4 inches) over garter st on 3.25mm needles

Measurements:
Over-all height approximately 45.5cm (18 inches)

Abbreviations:
inc = knit into the front, then into the back of the next st
k2tog = knit 2 together
M1 = Make 1. Pick up the bar lying between sts and knit into the back of it.
SSK = (Slip, Slip, Knit). Slip next st from left hand needle to right hand needle knitways. Slip next st the same way. Return both sts to left hand needle in their new twisted positions and k2tog.

 

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