Before you know it, spring will be here with hungry baby chicks in the trees and hungrily munching caterpillars everywhere.
This big caterpillar (approximately 14 inches long) is a great gift to knit for the curious little explorer in your life as he’s a perfect size to waggle and wobble, munch and squash. You can even pop toy bells or squeakers inside for extra fun!
ButterflyLove’s Cute Caterpillar pdf knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions and handy hints along the way.
This pattern is suitable for an intermediate knitter or beginner and, like all ButterflyLove patterns, is knitted flat.
What you will need: 2 knitting needles (US2.5/3mm or size recommended by tension advice), 10g yarn for each of six colors, Oddment of black yarn, 2 plastic safety toy eyes (9mm), Toy bells and squeakers (optional), Acrylic toy stuffing (polyfil), 1 tapestry needle for sewing up
Skills used: Casting on and off, Increasing and decreasing
Stitches used: Stocking stitch