Fidget toys are popular at present. This little caterpillar can easily be carried around in the pocket and played with quietly.
He is a great project to use up small scraps of yarn and learn to knit tiny items in the round.
- Yarn 8 ply acrylic
- Needles 3.5mm addit crazy trio
- four marbles
- tapestry needle
Cast on 6 sts with a circular cast on. (See YouTube video below)
- K – knit
- K2tog – knit two stitches together
- Kfb – knit into the front and back of stitch
- Rnd – round
Rnd 1 kfb into each st (12)
Rnd 2 Knit
Rnd 3 (k2, kfb) rep to end of rnd (18)
Rnd 4 – 9 knit
Rnd 10 (k2, k2tog) rep to end of rnd (12)
Rnd 11 & 12 knit
Repeat rnd 3 – 12 four more times
Repeat rnd 3 – 10
Rnd 1 knit
Rnd 2 (k2tog) (6sts)
Thread rnd through live stitches.