More than 40 fun, simple knitting patterns for cute and cuddly farmyard animals and people.
Irresistible mini knits for knitters of all abilities. Projects include a whole range of cute little farmyard animals, as well as fields for them to live in, a barn to shelter in, and some farmers to look after them with their own country cottage. Many of the patterns require only small amounts of readily available yarn, so they are ideal for using up scraps from your stash.
- 40 patterns
- Clear, step-by-step photographs
- Techniques explained
- Handy fold-out templates provided
- Suitable for knitters of all skill levels
Basic skill of knit and purl needed.
See below for complete Table of Contents.
Please note: These mini figures call for tiny knitting, the approximate height of the toys is 3 inches tall. Pattern templates are actual size and do not need reducing or enlarging. Using Worsted Weight yarn will yield bigger figures.
- DK Weight (in between Sport and Worsted)*
- DK alternative is Embroidery Yarn or Tapestry Yarn
- Fingering Weight for embroidering faces and body markings
*Many have successfully used a Worsted Weight. See our Lamb's Pride or Nature Spun Yarns >
Table of Contents
Materials and tools
Step-by-step, basic animal, pony
Step-by-step, basic doll with dungaree
Step-by-step, doll variation, green grocer legs
Key techniques (animals tail, mane, dolls hair variations)
Pig & piglets
Chicken & chicks
Magpie & crow
Farmer - man
Girl with basket
Shepherd child with sheep
Fields with pond