Why not get together with family, friends and knitting buddies to have fun while taking on a special Pudsey Knitting Challenge? Throw a knitting party to knit our Pudsey pattern – ask people to donate to attend the party, bake cakes to sell and have a raffle too. You could even get your party sponsored and see how many Pudseys you can make! Use our pattern, which originally appeared in Knit Today magazine issue 53, to make your bears and raise money for BBC Children in Need.


You will need:

Rico Essentials Merino DK (100% extra fine Merino wool, 50g/120m), 3 balls of Yellow (65) and 1 ball each of: Natural (60), Light Blue (34), Olive (44), Red (05) and Black (90)

A pair of 3¼mm knitting needles

A pair of 4mm knitting needles

Polyester toy stuffing

Download your free pattern:

To download your free knitting pattern, click on the link below and it will open in a new window. You can then save the pattern.


Free Pudsey knitting pattern PDF

Pudsey knitting pattern


Sarah WinsperDigital Assistant, Simply Knitting and The Knitter

As well as spending her working life thinking about yarn, Sarah designs knitting patterns in her spare time, too!

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