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This Big Father Christmas gets lots of cuddles!

He stands 64 cm (25 inches) tall.

This is a fun project to make for children. All double knitting yarn and the body, arms, head and hat are knitted using the magic loop technique of circular knitting which avoids lots of sewing up! Full instructions and photos are given in the pattern.


Colour 1 – Trousers, Body, Sleeves and Hat
2 – 50 gram balls Double Knitting Yarn - Red

Colour 2 – Boots, Belt, Eyes
1 – 50 gram ball Double Knitting Yarn - Black

Colour 3 – Hands and Face
1 – 50 gram Double Knitting Yarn - Pale Pink

Colour 4 – Trims for boots, cuffs and hat
1 – 50 gram Sirdar Snowflake Chunky - White (Milky)

Colour 5 – Buckle on Belt
Small amount of Bright Yellow Double Knitting yarn

A full list of suggested yarns are given in the pattern.

3.5 cm (4 US) needle points, 80cm (32 inch) cable - circular knitting needles

3.5 cm (4 US) double ended needles (for i-cord)

Pattern Language - English

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