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Senor Hector

by Amanda Berry
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  • The pattern has row numbers for each step so you don’t lose your place
  • instructions for making Hector and the cactus, with 9 photos
  • a list of abbreviations and explanation of some techniques
  • a materials list and recommended yarns.
  • The pattern is 5 pages and written in English.



Señor Hector is having a siesta in the Mexican sunshine, with his big sombrero to keep him cool.

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. The brim of Hector’s sombrero is decorated using blanket stitch embroidery.

FINISHED SIZE: Señor Hector is approximately 15cm tall (including the hat) and the cactus is 9cm tall.

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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