All around the world, the winter holidays are reflected in the spirit of the Nutcracker ballet. This season, bring some holiday cheer to your home, or a friend’s, with your very own knitted Nutcracker figurine.
Worked in the round and almost completely seamlessly, the Nutcracker Prince is a toy knitter’s dream project. With seven photo tutorials to help you along, including a step-by-step tutorial for working his iconic face…this project will be a cinch, even for a less experienced knitter.
You can also knit up an easy doll stand, so that your Prince can be part of your holiday displays. A detailed photo tutorial will walk you through the steps to make your stand perfect. Ideal for any knitted doll, once you have the pattern, you can whip up stands for all your creations!
Nutcracker Prince PDF
30 yds light peach fingering yarn
15 yds white fingering yarn
35 yds red fingering yarn
10 yds green fingering yarn
60 yds black fingering yarn
35 yds gold fingering yarn
US 3 (3.25mm) DPNs & Tapestry Needle
1 oz wool stuffing
6 skeins Scheepjes Catona (100% Cotton; 68 yds), 1 each in colors #106 Snow White, #110 Jet Black, #192 Scarlet, #263 Petal Peach, #383 Ginger Gold and #515 Emerald
1 oz Mountain Meadow Wool Stuffing
(Note: Scheepjes Catona is available in 10g, 25g, 50g and 100g skeins – listed above are requirements for 25g skeins)
Finished Height: 12½ inches (or 13¾ inches with base)