Since seeing Oiyi’s fun-size versions of my Tiny Things Collection 1 patterns done in worsted yarn, I’ve been meaning to try out one of my Tiny patterns using bulky yarn to see just how much bigger the toy could get. I finally tried it, and it really worked!
I made this not-so-tiny orange elephant yesterday using Lamb’s Pride bulky yarn and size 6 needles. (The pattern is written for fingering-weight yarn and size 1 needles.) I didn’t have to do a single thing differently—the pattern scaled up perfectly! I love how toy patterns are so flexible in this way, don’t you?
Speaking of Tiny Elephants, my Tiny Elephant class is happening tomorrow (Sunday 3/7) at Brooklyn General! I’m really excited about it. If you’re in the area and are not taking the class, I hope you’ll swing by the store after noon, when I’ll be hanging out there with a bunch of knitted friends.
7 thoughts on “Not-so-tiny Elephant”
That’s so cute! It looks so cuddly and fluffy and soft. I’ll bet it went really quickly too.
Cute! I think that’s adorable – I need to buy the Tiny Things pattern and give it a try!
just like real life! :D
i love the fuzzies coming off his tail!!
You are so awesome! Thanks for the great class at Brooklyn General! Although I am your “special” student, I loved it!
Keep knitting because your creations make me happy:)
They look so cute together!
What a great idea. Thank you for sharing!
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