with Susan B. Anderson
Online Class

The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe

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Susan B. Anderson, author of "Itty-Bitty Toys," shares her secrets for fun and easy toy creation. The included giraffe pattern is shaped with simple increases and decreases and finished with a sweet hand-stitched face, perky horns and pompom mane and tail. He measures 20" (50 cm) from horns to hooves - the perfect size for snuggling - and knits up fast and seamless in just a few hours. Because you stuff and stitch together as you go, when you're done, you're done! Finish with a soft and sturdy handmade toy to be treasured for a lifetime.


  • intermediate
  • 8 episodes
  • 2h49m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

Meet Susan B. Anderson ... and the Not So Itty-Bitty Giraffe! You'll find out all about the skills you'll learn in this knit toy class, and learn about the features of the Craftsy platform.

2. Getting Started

2. Getting Started

Susan goes over the tools and supplies you'll need to make your Not So Itty-Bitty Giraffe, including yarn choices and both circular and double-pointed needle options for knitting in the round.

3. Giraffe Body

3. Giraffe Body

Your giraffe's body knits up quickly and easily in the round, shaped with simple increases and decreases. Susan shows you how to stuff the giraffe so it holds its shape, and safely add poly pellets, if desired, to weigh down the bottom.