Knit a 'square bear': a teddy bear knitting pattern
A basic bear knitted using just garter stitch and built from squares. A perfect bear for a beginner knitter. Can be done in any yarn from aran weight to chunky.
Cast on 40 stitches.
Knit approximately 80 rows and then split to knit the two legs approximately 30 rows long each. Cast on twenty stitches and knit 30 rows for the two arms.
Sew together and stuff.
Decorate with the best of your creative abilities: buttons, ribbons, knit extra clothing!
Also available in a knitting kit to create an 'alpaca bear' from Toft Alpacas