Care to Cuddle?

For times when life is too much and you are feeling in despair, what could cheer you up more than a cuddle from a cute fuzzy koala bear?  You needn’t go down under to experience his charms, you can make him up in your favorite worsted weight yarns!  With his big fuzzy ears, and large button eyes, he knows just what to do to make your spirits rise.  He will keep your ears warm, your wrists and fingers too, as all he wants to do is cuddle with you!  “Care to Cuddle” can be other fuzzy things, as an Owl he will enlighten you with the wisdom he brings!  Just remember as you come out of despair, “Care to Cuddle” wants to be shared!  Enjoy!

This hat and mitten set comes in Girls and Adult sizes! The pattern includes instructions for eyes, ears, and noses (for the owl version), which are all knitted.  The hat is knit using a circular needle, while the mittens are knit on dpns.

care to cuddle koala bear hat and mittens knitting pattern 6Price: $6.00  This pattern is part of the Follow Your Heart Collection, a collection of 7 patterns for $20!

Skill Level: Intermediate

Yarn Weight: Worsted (350-400 yards)

Recommended Yarn: Lion Brand “Wool-Ease” (shown in Grey Heather)

Needles: US 3 (3.25mm) 16″ circular needle and double pointed needles (set of 4), US 5 (3.75mm) 16″ circular needle and double pointed needles (set of 4)

Sizes: Girls – Adult (3 hat sizes, 2 mitten sizes)

Notions: Stitch holder, stitch marker, tapestry needle, sewing needle and thread, pom-poms or buttons

Gauge: 21 sts and 30 rows = 4″ in Stockinette Stitch

Buying Options: After checkout, you will receive a link to instantly download the .pdf pattern.  If you are a member of Ravelry, the pattern will automatically show up in your library!  You can also purchase this pattern through my Girly Knits pattern stores on Ravelry, Craftsy, and Etsy.

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