Bob the Blue-Footed Booby PDF
This knitting pattern from Danger Crafts will show you how to knit Bob the Blue-Footed Booby. This pattern is so much fun to knit, and this is the first Danger Crafts pattern where they have included instructions on how to to work him in one piece so you have minimal finishing. (If this seems terrifying to you, they have also included their normal knit-it-separately-and-sew-it-together-in-the-end directions as well. You pick, but either way, this pattern is very fun and once you knit one Booby, you will find you want to knit a whole flock!
For in-depth tutorials on the techniques used in this pattern please check out the designer’s blog: www.rebeccadanger.typepad.com, look under the categories section for “BFB KAL”.
This pattern is available as a PDF download.
Finished Measurements: Varies
Yarn Requirements: 230-280 yards of white yarn (MC), 220-270 yards of brown or gray yarn (CC1), 100-150 yards of blue yarn (CC2), (All yardages are for 2 strands held together throughout)
Needle(s): 40” circular needle 2 or 3 sizes smaller than that recommended for your yarn, for example, if yarn says US size 8, use a size 5 or 6 instead. (For Magic Loop Method)
Gauge: gauge is not crucial for this project; use a needle 2-3 sizes smaller than the smallest size recommended for your yarn.