All around the world, the winter holidays are reflected in the spirit of the Nutcracker ballet. With his dashing charm, the Cavalier brings an air of excitement to the holidays. Complete your Nutcracker theme with this season, with our knitted Cavalier.
Worked in the round and almost completely seamlessly, the Cavalier is a toy knitter’s dream project. With three photo tutorials to help you along, this project will be a cinch, even for a less experienced knitter.
You can also knit up an easy doll stand, so that your Cavalier 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!
The Cavalier PDF
18 yds skin tone fingering yarn
6 yds black fingering yarn
16 yds dark brown fingering yarn
48 yds white fingering yarn
52 yds ruby red fingering yarn
Scraps of gold yarn
US 3 (3.25mm) DPNs
½ oz wool stuffing
5 skeins Scheepjes Catona (100% Cotton; 68 yds), 1 each in colors #106 Snow White, #110 Jet Black, #162 Black Coffee, #255 Nude, #383 Ginger Gold and #517 Ruby
½ 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: 11 inches (or 12¼ inches with base)