FT202x The Marigold Bears Toy
Design by Bev Galeskas
Marigold was the eldest grandmother angora goat on Steadfast Farms in Northern Idaho. She spent the last years of her life producing packages of Marigold’s Goat Hair Stuffing for these bears and other special creatures.
Size: 12″ to 18″ tall depending on yarn choice and amount of felting.
Yarn Requirements: Worsted weight wool, mohair or alpaca
Yardage: About 450 yds (411m) for a solid color bear. For bear with clothes: Head and hands: 110 yds (101m); Coat: 160 yds (146m); Pants or legs: 75 yds (69m); Boots or shoes: 40 yds (37m); Felt Hat: 100 yds (91m). Caution: Many white and light colored wools do not felt well if at all.
Needles: For bear, US size 10.5(6.5mm). For hat, a 16″ (40cm) circular and a set of dp needles in size 10.5 (6.5mm).