Friday, December 25, 2015

Blessed Christmas-time and... a free frog pattern



Frog pattern

You need:
Green Dk yarn
Knitting needles size 3mm
Filling
A bit of white and black yarn
Tapestry needle

So this was a quick project to make and I hope the pattern is ok please tell me if you find any errors :)

Head:
Cast on 11sts wiht green yarn
Purl 1 row
Next row: K1, [m1,k1] repeat [_] to end
Purl 1 row
Next row: K1, [m1,k5] repeat [_] to end
Purl 1 row
Next row: K1, [m1,k6] repeat [_] to end
Beg with P row st-st 9 rows
Next row: K1, [k2tog, k5] repeat [_] to end
Purl 1 row
Next row: K1, [k2tog, k4] repeat [_] to end
Purl 1 row
Next row: K1, [k2tog, k3] repeat [_] to end
Purl 1 row
Next row: K1, [k2tog, k2] repeat [_] to end
BO. Sew the back seam of the head and fill

Body:
Cast on 8 sts with green yarn. Beginning at the bottom
P 1 row
Next row: K1, [m1,k1] repeat [_] to end
Purl 1 row
Next row: K1, [m1,k2] repeat [_] to end
Beg with P row st-st 3 rows.
Next row: K1, [m1,k10] repeat [_] to end
Beg with P row st-st 7 rows
Next: [k2tog, k6] repeat [_] to end
Purl 1 row
Next row: [k2tog, k5] repeat [_] to end
Purl 1 row
Next row: [k2tog, k4] repeat [_] to end
Cast off.

Sew the back seam of the body from the bottom to neck and stuff. Sew the cast off edge of the body to the cast on edge of the head.

Arms:
Cast on 4 sts with green yarn.
P 1 row
Next row: Kfb in every st (8sts)
P1 row
Next row: k2, skpo, k1, skp, k1
Next row: p2tog in every st
Next row: Kfb in every st
P1 row
Next row: K1, m1, k4, m1, k1
P1 row
Next row: K2 tog, k4, k2tog
Knit as a cord for about 10 rows or any length you desire. Cast off.

Sew the ”paw” are together. I embroided a vertical stitch between fingers to make them more visible.
Sew arms to the body.

Legs:
Cast on 7sts with green yarn.
P1 row.
Next row: K1, [m1,k1] repeat [_] to end
Purl 1 row
Next row: K1, [m1,k6] repeat [_] to end
P1 row
Next row: K4, skpo, k3, k2tog, k4
P1 row
Next row: K4, skpo, k1, k2 tog, k4
P1 row
Next row: K4, skip 1 st, k2 tog, pass the skipped stitch over, k4
Next row: P2tog, p5, p2tog
K1 row
Knit as a cord for about 10 rows. Cast off.

Sew and stuff the feet and attach legs to the body.

Eyes:
With white yarn cast on 5 sts
P1 row
Next row: K1, [m1,k1] repeat [_] to end
Beg with P row st-st 3 rows
Next row: [k2tog, k1] repeat [_] to end.
Bind of yarn and sew the back seam of eyes.
Finish eyes with black yarn and attach to the head. Embroider mouth and a teeny tiny nose to your frog and voilĂ , your frog is ready!

- Minttusuklaa


 Ps. You can find the pattern for the shirt and other clothes here