Knit Snuggle Tubbie

Here is the long awaited knit version of the Snuggle Tubbie. Enjoy!
Designer
Rae French
Materials
Worsted-weight yarn: (A) main color, (B) contrasting color
24 inch circular knitting needle size 9
5 size 9 double point knitting needles
Size
13-inch diameter
Pattern Note
We used Red Heart Super Saver 341 Light Grey for the main color and Lion Brand Homespun 353 Calypso for the contrasting color. Adding the thicker contrasting color yarn will give the Snuggle Tubbie stronger sides.
Instructions
  • With main color (A), cast on 136 stitches. Join to form ring being careful to not twist the stitches, knit around. At the end of the row, place a marker on the needle. Continue knitting in the round for 7 more rows.
  • Purl one round (creates break for rolled top).
  • Knit 8 rounds.
  • Attach contrasting color (B), knit one round and purl one round. Do not break off yarn.
  • Pick up (A), knit one round.
  • Pick up (B), knit one round and purl one round. Break off (B).
  • With (A), knit 8 rounds.
  • Attach (B), knit one round and purl one round. Do not break off yarn.
  • With (A), knit one round.
  • Pick up (B), knit one round and purl one round. Break off (B).
  • With (A), knit 18 rounds.
  • Start decreasing for bottom: knit, decreasing 4 sts evenly spaced around. (132)
  • Knit round.
  • *K10, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (121)
  • *K9, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (110)
  • *K8, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (99)
  • *K7, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (88)
  • *K6, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (77)
  • *K5, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (66)
  • *K4, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (55)
  • *K3, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (44)
  • *K2, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (33)
  • *K1, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (22)
  • *K0, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (11)
  • *K0, K2tog*, repeat * to * around. (5)
  • Break yarn off long. With darning needle, sew through remaining stitches on needles, pull up and weave yarn through to finish. Weave in all loose ends.
Copyright Notice
This pattern is provided for the Snuggles Project (www.snugglesproject.org) and is for personal use only.
Copyright Hugs for Homeless Animals (www.h4ha.org). All rights reserved.