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How to Knit a Cute Overall Clothes for Your Bear Toy: A Step-By-Step Knitting Pattern

Updated: May 16

Knit overall clothes for bear toy

I enjoy crafting miniature clothing for my doll toys. They imbue charm and personality into the dolls. These tiny creations are adorable and quick to complete compared to human-sized garments. Plus, they're a great way to utilize leftover yarn scraps.



Skill Level

Intermediate Beginner


Finished Size

7 cm / 2 3/4 in


Needles

4 double-pointed needles 6” (15 cm) 


Needle Size

US 3 (3.25 mm)


Yarn

(Light) 100% Tencel (100g/ 273 yd / 250 m)


Yarn Amounts

Approx. 10g


Gauge (Body)

26 sts and 33 rnds = 4 x 4 in / 10 x 10 cm



Instructions

This overall is knit in the round from the waist down. The front and back panels are worked on afterward.


Abbreviations

CO      cast on

rnd(s)  round(s)

st(s)     stitch(es)

RS       right side

WS     wrong side

k         knit

p         purl

k2tog  knit 2 stitches together

ssk    slip, slip, knit



Pants

CO 52 sts, join in the round, and knit 11 rnds.


Leg Parts (Left)

Knit 26 sts, and place the rest of the stitches (26 sts) on a stitch holder.

Make 8 stitches, and join in a round.

k 4 rnds

p 1 rnd

Bind-off.


Knit overall clothes for bear toy

Make 8 stitches.


Leg Parts (Right)

Place the stitches from the stitch holder to the needles. Start with new yarn, and knit 26 sts.

Pick up 8 stitches from the left leg center, and join in a round.

k 4 rnds

p 1 rnd

Bind-off.



Front Panel

Pick up 16 sts at the center front

Row 1 (WS): purl

Row 2 (RS): knit

Row 3: purl

Row 4: k1, k2tog, k10, ssk, k1 (14 sts)

Row 5: purl

Row 6: k1, k2tog, k8, ssk, k1 (12 sts)

Row 7: purl

Bind-off.


Knit overall clothes for bear toy


The Back Panel and Shoulder Strap

Pick up 8 sts at the center back

Row 1 (WS): purl

Row 2 (RS): k1, k2tog, k2, ssk, k1 (6 sts)

Row 3: purl

Row 4: k1, k2tog, ssk, k1 (4 sts)

Row 5: purl

Row 6: knit

Separate the stitches into half, 2 stitches for the left shoulder strap, and another 2 stitches for the right side.


Knit overall clothes for bear toy


Knit the strap

Row 1 (WS): slip, purl

Row 2 (RS): slip, knit

Repeat until the strap reaches the front panel, approx—6 cm. Then, sew it together with the front panel.


Knit overall clothes for bear toy


Knit overall clothes for bear toy


Now, you've made your bear toy even more distinctive with these knit overall clothes!


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