Tedmund Troll designed by Barbara Prime, in Knit & Crochet Toys 2017 or get the individual pattern here.
Sometimes you want a toy that is big and huggable, a companion for great adventures, and a brave friend for daydreams and bedtime. Tedmund is made from a cozy yarn and knit at a large gauge, so he is quick and easy to make even for beginners. His rucksack and other accessories are fun additions that create opportunities for play and imagination. Suitable for ages 3 and up.
Skill Level Intermediate
Yarn Weight 5 and 4
Finished Size 16″ tall
Yarn Lion Brand Yarns Wool- Ease Chunky (80% acrylic, 20% wool; 153 yd [140 m]/ 5 oz [140 g]): #173 willow (green; MC) and #155 silver grey (CC1), 1 ball each. Lion Brand Yarns Wool-Ease (86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon; 197 yd [180 m]/ 3 oz [85 g]): #403 mushroom (brown; CC2), 1 ball.
Needles Sizes 5 (3.75 mm), 7 (4.5 mm), and 9 (5.5 mm): straight. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle; 12 mm safety eyes; polyester fiberfill; black yarn to embroider face; one 1/2″ button.
Gauge 16 sts and 20 rows = 4″ in St st with Wool-Ease Chunky and largest needles. 20 sts and 28 rows = 4″ in St st with Wool-Ease and medium-sized needles.