This adorable hippo pattern is part of the Knitables ‘Knit a Teddy’ collection. The ‘Knit a Teddy’ collection contains a selection of adorable animal teddies, cute outfits which are designed to fit all the different animals and fun accessories. Simply mix and match the teddies, outfits and accessories to create your perfect knitted teddy for that someone special!
The pattern has clear row by row instructions and lots of photographs to help you along the way. You will need to be able to knit, purl, cast on and off, increase and decrease, change colours and sew seams. All pieces are knitted flat on straight needles.
The finished teddy measures approximately 38cms when standing.
The yarns listed may be substituted for any DK yarn. The yarn amounts are approximate.
Body, head, arms, legs and ears: Yarn A Debbie Bliss Rialto DK, Colour Grey (004), 120g (252m)
Ears and nostrils: Yarn B Debbie Bliss Rialto DK, Colour Pale Pink (065), oddment of yarn
Eyes: Yarn C Debbie Bliss Rialto DK, Colour Black (003), oddment of yarn
Equipment and Materials
One pair of 3.25mm knitting needles (UK10 / US3)
One long pointed darning needle and one wool sewing needle
Good quality washable polyester toy filling (approximately 120g)
Soft tape measure
Scissors and pins