Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Teddy bear onesie

A teddy bear onesie using double knit, with either plain or an easy fair isle pattern. 

The pattern is in stocking stitch throughout with the legs made first then joined to continue with the body and raglan shaping for the arms. As the pattern is to fit a  15"/17" Build a bear, which are the 'sit down' type of bear, there is a lot of shaping at the back using short rows (Iv'e given full instructions for this - its really easy). If your bear isn't this type you could omit rows 19, 20, 23 and 24 on the left leg and rows 18,19,22 and 23 on the right leg.  But its best to check your knitting as you go to get a good fit.  
I used a self striping yarn (King Cole Cherish) for the plain onesie, with a plain contrast yarn which gives a lovely effect. The red and white fair isle would be great for Christmas. 

If you made this onesie please let me know how you got on (I would love to see a photo on Ravelry) 
if you find and errors or have any queries, let me know in the comments below.   Thanks

to fit a  15/16” Build a bear 
You will need:  75g double knitting yarn in main, 25g contrast 
Needles size 3.25mm ,and 4mm, 4 buttons
Tension: 24sts - 30 rows to 10cm (4in) in stocking stitch using 4mm needles (or the size required to give correct tension. 

Click here for the PDF pattern 


  1. Thank you for this pattern. Have just the yarn for this.

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