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Loom-Knit Frog Toy

"Ribbit ribbit!" For this baby toy, use our easy-to-use knit and weave loom kit. We used a soft, lustrous, silky yarn that is machine washable and ideal for baby clothes, lightweight toys and accessories.

Source: Martha Stewart



About 5 1/2 inches (14 centimeters)



  1. Follow loom manual instructions for "Single Knitting" for how to cast on, knit, and bind off.
  2. For Body Front and Back, the loom is configured into a closed semicircle for stability. All work will be done on 28-hole semicircle piece. The curved shape of the semicircle piece does not affect the shape of the finished knit fabric.
  3. Loom can be configured into a variety of shapes to suit your preference. If desired, use additional loom pieces to configure loom into any shape, then knit back and forth in rows on just one side of loom.


Loom Configuration

Use the following pieces:
(1) 28-hole semi-circle piece
(1) 12-hole piece
(2) corner pieces

Connect the pieces as follows:
28-hole semi-circle piece > corner piece > 12-hole piece > corner piec


  • 1 skein of worsted weight yarn (Pictured: Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Lion Brand® Yarn Extra Soft Wool Blend [Art. #5400] #556 Green Eucalyptus)

  • Fiberfill stuffing

  • 2 black safety eyes, 9 millimeters

  • Small amount of red yarn


  1. FRONT
    Insert 18 small pegs into center 18 holes on 28-hole semi-circle piece (18 working pegs placed). Insert small contrast-color pegs into connecting holes to hold loom together.
    With B, cast onto all working pegs.
    Knit 33 rows.
    Bind off.

  2. BACK
    Make same as Front.

  3. LEGS (make 4)
    Loom Configuration for Legs
    Use the following pieces:
    (1) 36-hole piece
    (1) 6-hole piece

    Connect the pieces as follows:
    36-hole piece > 6-hole piece

    Insert a small peg into every hole on 36-hole piece. Insert 4 more small pegs into next four holes on 6-hole piece (40 working pegs placed).
    With B, cast onto all working pegs. Without knitting any rows, bind off all stitches.

    Following package instructions, attach safety eyes to Body Front. With red yarn threaded into yarn needle provided with loom, embroider a straight stitch mouth onto Body Front. Seam Body Front to Back, stuffing as you sew. Form 3 loops at the end of each Leg and sew through all layers to secure. Sew Legs to Body. Thread yarn ends into yarn needle and weave in ends.

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