NubbleNut a Frizzy Hair on a ™ Sunny Day TM presents knitting pattern SupplieS • Orange Varigated Yarn - Your choice NATE Meet Nate! He is just one of many Nubblenuts™ - approx. 30 yds. • DARK Brown Yarn Your choice - looking for a home. approx. 30 yds. Lime green duct tape is how • Set of 4 mm (US 6) Double-point he rolls. He is awesome knitting needles at headstands and his (I use a 32” circular needle and the greatest accomplishment magic loop method of knitting in the round!) to date is he can pat his head • 2 - 8 mm safety eyes while rubbing his tummy • Tapestry Needle AND crossing his feet all • Scissors at the same time. • Polyester stuffing He would love making your home his home too! TermS Won’t you knit a Nate today?!!! CO Cast on sts Stitches K Knit KFB Knit front & back K2FB Knit front & back twice R16 - (K2tog, K12) 2 times before releasing stitch (26 sts) K2tog Knit 2 stitches together R17 - (K11, K2tog) 2 times P Purl (24 sts) P2tog Purl 2 stitches together • Turn inside out and PU Pick up stitches 3 needle bind off PM Place marker • Turn right side out BO Bind off • Using a scrap of orange yarn, tack sides of nose • Attach safety eyes before continuing to the next step paTTern PANTS PART OF BODY (with dark brown yarn) • Starting with the bottom of just knitted head BODY (with orange variegated yarn) PU 36 sts CO 36 sts (join in round w/o twisting) PM PM R1 thru R3 - K all R1 thru R6 - K all Nose round (double bobble) R7 - (K2tog, K7) 4 times (32 sts) R4 - K8, (K2FB) 2 times, turn, P8, turn, K8, turn, (P2tog) 4 R8 - (K6, K2tog) 4 times (28 sts) times, turn, (K2tog) 2 times, K26 (36 sts) R9 - (K2tog, K5) 4 times (24 sts) R5 thru R7 - K all R10 - (K4, K2tog) 4 times (20 sts) R8 - (K2tog, K16) 2 times (34 sts) R11 - (K2tog, K3) 4 times (16 sts) R9 - K all R12 - (K2, K2tog) 4 times (12 sts) R10 - (K15, K2tog) 2 times (32 sts) R13 - (K2tog, K1) 4 times (8 sts) R11 - K all • Stuff Nate (don’t overstuff!!) R12 - (K2tog, K14) 2 times (30 sts) • Cut yarn and thread tapestry needle R13 - K all • Thread yarn through remaining stitches and pull shut R14 - (K13, K2tog) 2 times (28 sts) • Weave in end R15 - K all Page 1 TO MAKE UP NATE (using a whip stitch to attach body parts) • Position and sew legs flat to bottom of body so that his legs point forward. This way he can sit without falling over. • Position and sew arms on each side at the top of his pants. • Using dark brown yarn and tapestry needle, embroider eyebrows and the side of his mouth. • Using orange yarn and tapestry needle, make laces on his feet and tie bows. Your Nate is now ready for play! ARMS - MAKE 2 (with orange variegated yarn) CO 4 sts (join in round w/o twisting) PM R1 thru R20 - K all R21 - (K1FB) 4 times (8 sts) R22 - (K1FB, K1) 4 times (12 sts) R23 thru R26 - K all R27 - (K2tog, K1) 4 times (8 sts) R28 - (K2tog) 4 times (4 sts) • Cut yarn and thread tapestry needle • Slightly stuff hand • Thread yarn through remaining stitches and pull shut • Weave in end LEGS - MAKE 2 (with dark brown yarn) CO 6 sts (join in round w/o twisting) PM R1 thru R30 - K all R31 - (K1FB) 6 times (12 sts) R32 - (K1FB, K1) 6 times (18 sts) R33 thru R36 - K all R37 - (K2tog, K1) 6 times (12 sts) R38 - (K2tog) 6 times (6 sts) • Cut yarn and thread tapestry needle • Slightly stuff foot • Thread yarn through remaining stitches and pull shut • Weave in end NubbleNut a ™ Copyright 2011© by Onnica Hutchings. For personal use only. Not to be reproduced or sold. Any item produced from this pattern may not be offered for retail sale. Please contact at firstname.lastname@example.org Page 2 knitting pattern for non-profit permission of use.