Meet Freddie, he’s a field mouse, but the cute kind, not the “sneak into your kitchen and eat all your food kind”….oh…he tells me that he is the “sneak into your kitchen and eat all your food kind”, but only after you invite him in courtesy of some knitting needles and some yarn!
Freddie is a very quick knit, needing hardly any yarn.
He measures 10cm by 7cm (roughly) and so is a great way to use up left-over DK yarn from your stash.
He is knitted flat and then seamed using mattress stitch.
The only stitches you will need to know are:
- Knit (k);
- Purl (p);
- Knit Front and Back (Kfb);
- Knit two together (K2tog).
You will need to make an i-chord to make Freddie’s tail, but that is super simple too!
In addition to a small amount of yarn, you will need:
- a tapestry needle for sewing Freddie up,
- some toy stuffing and some 6mm safety eyes (or small black buttons, or even just some black yarn to sew him some eyes)
- a very small amount of pink or black yarn or embroidery thread for Freddie’s nose.
I hope that you enjoy making Freddie, if you find any problems with the pattern, I have tested it but these things happen so please let me know, I’m happy to help!
If you want to make Freddie, you can download the PDF here
How could you resist that face???
If you do make Freddie I’d love to see your creations, Freddie is on Ravelry so if you post your photos in the projects page I’ll check them out!