Glow Worm Knitted Pattern

This kniting project shows you how to make a Gilly Glow worm complete with easy to grip handles for small fingers

Glow Worm Knitted Pattern

What you need

small amount of bright colors in 8 ply
blue yellow /orange /green /pink/ black/ flesh)
2 small pieces of a drinking straw
2 small Pom poms
1pair 4mm needles or US size 6 , UK size 8
Small amount of wadding




Instructions

(With green)

Cast on 2 stitches

Inc into every stitch (4)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into every stitch (8)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (10)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (12)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (14)

Purl 1 row

Change to black .

Stocking stitch 2 rows

(Change to pink)

Inc into the first and last stitch (16)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (18)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (20)

Purl1 row

Change to black

Stocking stitch 2 rows

(Change to yellow)

Inc into the first and last stitch (22)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (24)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (26)

Purl 1row

Change to black

Stocking stitch 2 rows

(Change to orange)

Inc into the first and last stitch (28)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (30)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (32)

Purl 1 row

Change to black

Stocking stitch 2 rows

(Change to blue)

Inc into the first and last stitch (34)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (36)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (38)

Purl 1 row

Change to black

Stocking stitch 2 rows

Change to blue

Inc into the first and last stitch (40)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (42)

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Inc into the first and last stitch (44)

Purl 1 row

Change to black

Stocking stitch 4 rows

Cast off

This completes the body.

Make up

Stitch side edges together remembering to line up your colours as you go

Fill with wadding leave open at the top for the head.

(Using flesh colour or any natural shade )

cast on 14 stitches

Inc into every stitch (28)

Purl 1 row

( knit 1. Inc into next stitch ) to the end (42)

Stoking stitch 3 rows

(Knit 2 inc. into next stitch) to the end (56)

Stocking stitch 16 rows

( knit 2 knit 2 together) to the end (42)

Stoking stitch 3 rows

( knit 2 knit 2 together) to the end (28)

Purl one row

( knit 2 together) to the end (14)

Thread yarn through stitches and draw up and secure

Make up

Stitch side edges together fill with wadding through the opening at the top then with a running stitch draw up tight and secure.

Now stitch the head in place use your picture for directions on the face .

Arms ( make 2)

Using blue cast on 10 stitches

Stocking stitch 16 rows

Make up -

Stitch the 2 side edges together fill with wadding and close up.

Stitch into place  use your picture for directions

To make the antennas -

With flesh colour cast on 10 stitches

Stocking stitch 6 rows

Cast off.

Make up

Stitch the cast on and cast off stitches together sew one end push your piece of straw inside then stitch closed, Glue a small Pom Pom on top. Then stitch each one to the head they sit at the top of the head.

Make your mouth with pink wool

That’s it finished!

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  1. […] Originally Posted by Hestoria seems my pregnant granddaoughter in law likes Glow worms has anyone seen patterns for these–blankets or toys in crochet??? Sure would appreciate it Gosh all the teddy bears patterns I have –she has to like glow worms LOL Hestoria/Lillian Lillian, I searched all over and could not find a crochet pattern for a glow worm. I did find this one, which is knit. Maybe you can look at it and make something like it in crochet. You could just do amigurumi rounds for the body in bright colors, like the glow worm toy. I'll keep looking, as I enjoy cruising on the internet. Glow Worm Knitted Pattern […]

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