There are only a few things a teddy bear truly needs to be happy, not the least of which is a warm and cozy sweater. It’s a small to thing to ask for, considering all they do for us. Now knitters of all levels can bring a little style and happiness to their Build-A-Bear Workshop® bears, Vermont Teddy Bear Company® bears, American Girl® dolls, and other teddies and toys with Knits for Bears to Wear—twenty-four patterns for a trunk-full of fashions including sweaters and ponchos, pajamas and formal wear, even a mermaid costume and a wizard’s cap and gown.
Patterns are written for the most popular teddy size, and easy-to-follow sidebars allow you to custom-tailor garments to a variety of popular toys—including 18-inch dolls—ensuring a perfect fit. With instructions on how to measure your bear or doll and tips on sizing, Knits for Bears to Wear provides all the tools readers need to be sure their favorite toys are always in style.
About Amy O’Neill Houck
AMY O’NEILL HOUCK is a knitwear and crochet designer who focuses on patterns that beautifully balance fit, style, and creative, fun construction. She designs for books, magazines, and her own pattern line, AOH Designs.