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Tutorial Time! - The Very Hungry Caterpillar - A Book Prop

How to knit a newly hatched caterpillar book prop

What you need: Red DK yarn Two different shades of green DK yarn (preferably a dark and a lighter green DK yarn) Light blue DK yarn Yellow yarn Toy filling 3.25mm (UK) knitting needles 2.75mm (UK) knitting needles Darning needle Sewing scissors
Caterpillar head Using red DK yarn with 3.25mm (UK) needles, cast on 4 stitches Row 1: knit into front and back of each stitch (8 stitches) Row 2: knit Row 3: knit into front and back of each stitch (16 stitches) Row 4: knit Row 5: knit into front and back of each stitch (32 stitches) Rows 7-17: knit Row 18: k2tog across (16 stitches) Row 19: knit Row 20: k2tog across (8 stitches) Row 21: knit Row 22: k2tog across (4 stitches)
Thread yarn through 4 remaining stitches, cut with sewing scissors, leaving a long strand for seaming Seam, leaving opening for filling Add filling Seam to close opening Shape
Caterpillar body requires 6 (3x dark green DK yarn, 3x lighter green DK yarn) Using green DK yarn with 2.75mm (UK) needles, cas…
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