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Baby Beat Appeal: Event Details: LITTLE TED'S APPEAL - KNITTING PATTERN
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LITTLE TED'S APPEAL raising funds to soundproof two rooms on the Delivery Suite at the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit.  The Appeal needs £25,000 to carry out the necessary work and we need our community's help to make this happen.

Thomas Edward Davis (TED) was born sleeping at 38 weeks on the 17th March 2015. Thomas's Father,Spencer Davis is the driving force and founder of The Appeal and has pledged to raise the funds required.  To read more about Little Ted's Appeal and Spencer's story please see our Events page - MAY.

You can help raise the funds for Little Ted's Appeal by giving a donation  : 

http://www.justgiving.com/littletedsroom/

or click on Little Ted's Appeal logo above

Supporting one of the many events due to take place (see our events pages)

Or by purchasing one of the following from the Baby Beat Shop (which is situated in the foyer of the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit):

Lanyards   £1.99

Wristbands £2.50 

Pin badges  £1.99 

Little Teddies  £1.99

PLEASE HELP US TO RAISE THE FUNDS AND MAKE THIS POSSIBLE!

We need knitters to help with making the little Teddies which have become the Little Ted Appeal's logo. If you would like to help, please see our  Events Page July 2015 - Little Ted's knitting pattern  

We will be selling the teddies in the Baby Beat shop and also in the community to raise funds for this much needed cause. 

If you require further details, please contact Karen 01772 524414

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Event Details: LITTLE TED'S APPEAL - KNITTING PATTERN


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Little Ted's Appeal knitting pattern:   

For small ted 2.75mm (12) 4 ply wool

With 4mm needles and Baby Double Knitting

Garter stitch used throughout (knit every row)


Cast on 8 stitches and work 16 rows

Break off yarn and cast on 8 stitches and work 16 rows to form other leg

Knit across both legs (16sts) and complete 8 rows

Cast on 8 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows

Work 8 rows

Cast off 8 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows

Now work 38 rows on these 16 sts

Cast on 8 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows

Work 8 rows

Cast off 8 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows

Work 8 rows

Using only first 8 stitches, work 16 rows and then cast off

Return to remaining 8 stitches and work 16 rows and then cast off

Making up

Fold knitted piece in half lengthways. The fold becomes the top of the head.

 

Join seam around teddy, leave a small gap between the legs

Turn right side out

Backstitch a diagonal line across corner of head to form ears

Stuff (with flame resistant stuffing) and slip stitch closed area left for stuffing

 

Embroider a face on teddy

Take a double thickness of yarn and thread around neck, going in every few stitches (making sure there are no loops that little fingers can get into).

Draw up yard tightly to form neck and secure ends.

Scarf

With same needles and thickness and thickness of yarn, cast on 60 stitches.

Knit 6 rows and then cast off.

Tie around teddy’s neck and secure in place.