Friday, May 11, 2012

Toad's Leg Photo Tutorial

Here's what the toad parts look like before they're stuffed:

Or if you prefer, the squashed view:

Stuff the thighs of the back legs very firmly, but only use a small amount of stuffing in the thinner part, and don't stuff the feet at all:

Attach the thigh first.  It should run parallel to the toad's  textured back:

Once the thigh is firmly seamed on, fold the leg as shown and baste together:

Do the same for the lower part of the leg:

View from the bottom:

Add the front legs, and you've made yourself a little friend:

Just try to keep him away from your computer:


  1. This is another cool pattern. My knitting skills are minor though I would love to give this pattern a shot.

    Thank you for the tutorial.


    1. Thanks! I think you'll find it's much easier than you're thinking. Try it!

  2. SO cute!!
    Looks like the toads I knew and loved in an Acadia University biology building many years ago.

    janeyknitting AT yahoo DOT ca
    (Change caps to symbols and lose the spaces.)

  3. How do you close the top of the legs once they are stuffed? I can't quite see how you did it on the photographs.