Say Hello to little Frosty the Snowman / Snowlady! These super cute squishes are a joy to knit, and once you have knitted the body you get to have fun accessorising your character with a choice of hats and a cozy scarf!
Skills / Techniques Used: Knitting in the round on double pointed needles, increases, decreases, beadwork
Measurements: Frosty stands at 5” / 12.5cm high and is 2.5” / 6.5cm at the widest part.
For each Frosty the Snowman you will need:
Yarn A - 12g / 0.4oz, 18yd / 16.5m of chunky yarn for the body. The yarn used in the pattern picture is Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky, 100% Acrylic, 100g / 3.5oz, 149yd / 136m per ball, in Paper White
Yarn B – Up to 10g / 0.4oz, 15yd / 13.5m of chunky yarn in a contrast colour for the accessories (blue or yellow). The yarn used in the pattern picture is Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky, 100% Acrylic, 100g / 3.5oz, 149yd / 136m per ball, in Mustard Yellow
Yarn C – 0.5g / 0.02oz, 0.8yd / 0.7m of orange chunky yarn for the nose. The yarn used in the pattern picture is Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky, 100% Acrylic, 100g / 3.5oz, 149yd / 136m per ball, in Blood Orange
A set of 4-5 x US size 6 / 4mm double pointed needles
5 x 6mm black barrel beads for the eyes and buttons
1 x 4mm (or close size) crochet hook for adding the beads
A handful of toy stuffing
A tapestry needle
Gauge is not vital to Frosty the Snowman but as a guideline the yarn should knit to 20 stitches and 28 rows to 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking
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