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Does your coffee table seems a little bare?

Why not cheer it up with a hungry tadpole or two swimming amongst a group of waterlilies?

Not only can you have fun waggling your tadpoles around the place, but your lily pads can also double as fun coasters!

The ButterflyLove pdf Hungry Tadpole knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions to knit:

- a tadpole
- a large lily pad
- a small lily pad

It only involves knitting flat and this pattern is suitable for a beginner/intermediate knitter

You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice or have any other queries.

What you will need:

10-20g black or dark gray yarn for the body
10g red or pink yarn for the mouth
5g white yarn for the eyeballs
2 black toy safety eyes (6mm)

Big Lily Pad:
20g bright or dark green yarn

Small Lily Pad:
10-15g light or pale green yarn

2 knitting needles (US2/2.75mm or as per tension advice)
1 tapestry needle for finishing

Skills used:

Casting on and off

Stitches used:

Stocking stitch

The pdf file will be emailed to your Paypal email address within 24 hours of payment being received - usually a lot earlier! If you would like me to send it to a different email address please either let me know via the 'message to seller' on checkout or by a separate convo.

Why not checkout the ButterflyLove knitting pattern collection at:


This pattern is sold on the condition that it will be used for personal use only, e.g. making gifts for family and friends, not for commercial purposes.

All knitting patterns in ButterflyLove1's Etsy shop have been designed and written by Dawn Finney and are protected by law. © 2011 D Finney

Knit your own Hungry Tadpole (pdf pattern)

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