Finishing

Body and head Finish and stuff body and head as for Daddy and Mummy Bear (see page 98). Legs Join leg seams (row ends), leaving cast-off end open. Oversew cast-on edge every alternate st, pull yarn to gather tightly and fasten off. Turn legs right side out. Stuff each leg firmly, but only from foot to within 2.5 cm (1 in) from top of leg, then over sew top edge tog, keeping seam at centre. Sew unstuffed section of each leg to bottom of bear's body, with leg seam facing upwards and with 2.5 cm...

Alices And Andrews Clothes

TENSIONS 27 sts and 38 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st and worked on 3li mm needles, using double knitting yam 23 sts and 32 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st and worked on 3 i mm needles, using 2 strands of double knitting yarn 23 sts and 34 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st and worked on 4 mm needles, using double knitting yarn 32 sts and 40 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st and worked on 3 4 mm needles, using 4-ply knitting yam Check your tension before...

Embroidery Yarns

Either knitting yarn (see Fig. 3a) or stranded embroidery cotton (see Fig. 3b) may be used for embroidering the toys. Stranded embroidery cotton is made up of six strands which are easily separated. Generally, three strands are used for embroidering features on the toys' faces. Ordinary knitting yarn is made up of two or more 'plys', or single strands, which have been twisted together. If you are using double knitting yam for embroidering a mouth and nose on a toy, carefully separate out a...

Embroidering Noses And Mouths

Nose The noses on most of the toys are worked by embroidering a simple horizontal straight stitch and working over the same stitches once or twice see Fig. 5c . As stated in the instructions for most of the toys, use a single 'ply' of double knitting yarn for the nose. Only the very large toys require a thicker thread. Mouth For a V-shaped mouth, work two straight stitches in the position marked by the pins see Fig. 5d . Left Working the facial features diagrams show eye, nose and mouth...