Introducing my Billy Bookworm knitting pattern. A voracious reader and little poet, his name is William Wormsworth, but friends call him Billy. He has munched through an apple, and this little apple is weighed down with dried rice inside so it can be used as paperweight on your desk. This would make a super thank you gift for your teacher or librarian. I used doll’s spectacles for my worm, but if you don’t have these in your local craft store you can bend wire to shape instead. All pieces are knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight single-pointed knitting needles. You will need to cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, and sew seams.
- Measurements are metric
- The pattern is 4 pages and in English
- Photos are included
Materials you need at home:
- A pair of straight 2.75 mm (US 2) single-pointed knitting needles
- Double knitting yarns (DK or light worsted weight)
- Toy safety eyes
- Toy filling
What others have made
My name is Amanda Berry, a designer and knitter specialising in creating knitted toys stuffed with a little fluff and fuzz!
My designs have been published in magazines including Let’s Knit, Simply Knitting and Knit Now.