With his simple shape and cuddly dad bod, Moomintroll is the perfect cuddly toy candidate. He’s hooked up in the new Novita Muumit, a new, soft DK weight yarn available in six colours, in a 55% merino wool, 45% cotton blend.
Start with the ears and arms, so you can stitch them onto the head and body as you work down the rounds. Alternatively, if you sew the ears and arms shut you can stitch them on separately at the end.
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To hook up this fantastic pattern, you’ll need:
Novita Muumit (55% merino, 45% cotton, 50g/112m)
2 balls of Moomintroll (007)
A 3.5mm (US E/4) hook
Black stranded cotton
For stockists contact Love Crochet on 01409 404010 or www.lovecrochet.com
You’ll find the full pattern, yarn quantities and measurements for this amazing toy in issue 83
Simply Crochet issue 83 is available as a digital edition, for Apple phones and tablets, Android phones and tablets, the Barnes & Noble Nook, and to read through Zinio as PDFs. Click here to find the right version for you.
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