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Jane2
« on: May 22, 2010 09:09:11 PM »

As a change from knitting dishcloths, I have been asked to knit a teddy bear for a waiting room. Apparently the one they had previously was so well loved that it was stolen.
I have seen one or two really nice small ones (6-8 inches or so in size), but I understood they were thinking of a larger one - perhaps about a foot high. To sit in its own rocking chair.

How much time/knitting would that take? (I am quite happy to knit two or three small bears instead of one larger one.)

Does anyone have a pattern for an approximately foot tall bear? One they have already used - so they can provide me with a positive opinion of it?

TIA.

I am going to contact the people who asked for it - to make sure what they are asking for.
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nastij
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2010 02:58:40 PM »

http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/harry/harrybear.html

this one's 12" tall

njg
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Jane2
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2010 08:33:25 PM »

Thank you for that pattern, njg.
It DOES look cuddly, doesn't it?
How difficult is that yarn to knit with?

Have just spoken to the requester ... and it is a 12 inch bear that is wanted.
Sigh. So much knitting, so little time.
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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2010 08:38:14 AM »

I've never made that particular bear but judging from the pattern it looks relatively simple. It isn't knit in the round so you'll have some sewing to do at the end -that's always my least favorite part Smiley. I'm not a very fast knitter and I would estimate it would take me a weekend to finish that. I have worked with that yarn before I know it's very forgiving. You can make little boo-boos and no one will ever notice!

Here are some other fun patterns...
You mentioned it was for a waiting room. A doctors waiting room??
http://www.etsy.com/listing/47968192/nurse-florence-bear-pdf-email-knitting

I have this pattern and LOVE it. Very simple.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/46524879/herman-the-enigmatic-bear-knitting

This one is is cute and looks pretty simple.
http://www.barddance.org/knittering/bluesbighugbear.htm

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