Alan Dart has been designing his distinctive patterns for many years, has published numerous books. and his work been featured in many craft publications. Created using Sirdar Country Style DK 50g, an excellent all-purpose DK yarn, this charming Nativity Collection includes patterns for 11 figures: Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus, the three Wise Men, shepherds, a donkey and several sheep. Some of the figures require small amounts of a number of shades, so they are an excellent way to use up the oddments that every knitter has tucked away. When complete, the people will be approximately 10” (125cm) tall.
Pattern Count: 11
Figures are charming and fun to make. Lots of thoughtful detail really make this special and instructions are clear. Only drawback is that the yarns recommended are no longer produced. Bit of work to figure out similar colors in equivalent yarns and amounts, but well worth it!