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Pirate Pete

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  • The pattern has row numbers for each step so you don’t lose your place
  • instructions for making the pirate, hat and cutlass sword, with 13 photos
  • a list of abbreviations and explanation of some techniques
  • a photo tutorial on how to attach the strands of yarn for the moustache
  • a materials list and recommended yarns.
  • The pattern is 5 pages and written in English.



Aha - me hearties! Shiver me timbers, batten down the hatches, and other pirate clichés, it’s Pirate Pete! You can knit your own shipmate with this pattern.

TECHNIQUES: All pieces are knitted flat on straight knitting needles. You will need to cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, change colours at the ends of a row (knit stripes) and sew seams.

FINISHED SIZE: Pirate Pete is approximately 15cm tall (including the hat).

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Materials you need at home:

  • A pair of straight 3.75mm knitting needles (US 5)
  • DK yarn (double knitting or light worsted weight); less than 30g in each colour
  • Toy filling
  • To decorate Pete’s hat I used a skull and crossbones shaped button.