Pattern 9869 - Bellissima, Special DK

Reindeer Sweater, Hat & Toy

Its never too early to start thinking about Christmas. That's why we're kicking off the celebrations with Rudolph the Reindeer toy, sweater and hat set. Rudolph toy comes with matching baby sweater and hat complete with ears and antlers.

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Bellissima

Bellissima is a beautiful multi-end yarn with fantastic stitch definition, making it perfect for a whole range of techniques and styles, from classic garments to textures and cables. Knits like a merino with the practicality and value for money of an acrylic yarn. This yarn is also available as Bambino, a baby quality with yet more shades that you could use in combination with Bellissima.

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Weight: DK

Composition: 100% Premium Acrylic

Ball Size: 100g

Meterage: 268m/293yds

Wash & Care: Machine washable 30C, cool tumble dry, may dry clean, cool iron



Special DK

Stylecraft's Special yarns are class leaders, arguably the best 100% premium acrylic yarn on the market with a huge number of colours to choose from. This yarn has a super soft handle, is naturally anti pilling and tough enough to handle being thrown in the washing machine. The Special range includes 4-ply, DK, Aran, Chunky, XL and Baby qualities in a fabulous range of colours to meet every knitter (and crocheters) needs.

View all Special DK shades

Weight: DK

Composition: 100% Premium Acrylic

Ball Size: 100g

Meterage: 295m/322yds

Wash & Care: Machine washable 30C, cool tumble dry, may dry clean, cool iron



You will need: A pair of 3.25 mm (UK10-US3) knitting needles, a pair of 4mm (UK8-US6) knitting needles, stitch holder. For Hat & Toy: Washable toy stuffing For Toy: Lockable stitch markers or scraps of waste yarn, 1 x white button (10-12mm diameter), cable needle. 

Hat
Sizes0-6 Months6-12 Months12-24 Months2-3 Years4-5 Years
Bellissima DK, Rio Red (3932)11111
Bellissima DK, Single Cream (3921)11111
Bellissima DK, Toasted Almond (3922)11111
Special DK, Black (1002)11111
Special DK, Walnut (1054)11111
Sweater
Sizes0-6 Months6-12 Months12-24 Months2-3 Years2-3 Years4-5 Years
Bellissima DK, Rio Red (3932)222233
Toy
Sizes0-6 Months6-12 Months12-24 Months2-3 Years4-5 Years
Bellissima DK, Rio Red (3932)11111
Bellissima DK, Single Cream (3921)11111
Bellissima DK, Toasted Almond (3922)11111
Special DK, Black (1002)OddmentsOddmentsOddmentsOddmentsOddments
Special DK, Walnut (1054)11111

RUDOLPH the REINDEER TOY, Body Note: Work sts in the colour presented on the LHN unless otherwise stated. With Toasted Almond [MC] and 3¼ mm needles cast on 14 sts.

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