One picture shows the frog stretched out
into his sitting position, while the other shows a closer look of the frog (Hazel
had to fold his legs round to fit him in the
With green yarn knit a tube 21 inches/53cm long. Close end, stuff lightly,
close other end.
Knit a green tube 8 inches/20cm long, close and stuff and close as above.
Make a third tube 3 inches/8cm long , close and stuff and close.
Find the centers of the leg and arm tubes and, laying one on top of the
other, stitch them together in the center. Place the head tube, gathered
end down on top of these stitches and sew it in place.
Glue jiggle eyes or make eyes from felt so that they stand up above his
forehead. Embroider a big grin. Tie a piece of green yarn around
his ankles and wrists to give him hands and feet.
I made a collar for my Pet Froggie by making a I-cord long enough to
go around his neck. You could braid several strands of different
colored yarn into a collar, too.
A Snake: Knit a tube about as long as your frog’s long legs, stuff
and close. Sew on some button eyes and make him a forked tongue
out of red yarn or felt.
Images and pattern © Hazel Spencer January 18th 2000 e-mail: Dorleska@tds.net