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Pattern Requests
chinese dragon pattern
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Jan 24, 2012 03:44:46   #
jay macey
 
Hi iam looking for a knitting pattern for a chinese dragon face or complete for my sister who is a first school teacher, for the next chinese new year as too late for this one i think any ideas out there? :) :) regards Jay
 
Jan 24, 2012 08:51:10   #
pamgillies1 (a regular here)
 
petitepurls.co has a childs pattern with a dragon graph and etsy.com has a dragon face pattern $4
Jan 25, 2012 12:09:16   #
MarySandra
 
jay macey wrote:
Hi iam looking for a knitting pattern for a chinese dragon face or complete for my sister who is a first school teacher, for the next chinese new year as too late for this one i think any ideas out there? :) :) regards Jay


I also would like that pattern, please.
Jan 25, 2012 13:30:11   #
ritchsgirl
 
hmmm, there is a firebreathing dragon scarf that you could certainly convert depending on the colors that you use.
http://funknitsforkids.com/files/60194-52817/Fiery_Dragon_Scarf.pdf

Yes it is scarf size, but, my grandson wore it for a scarf for awhile and then it became one of his favorite toys.
he loves to make it slither on the floor.

http://www.knittingparadise.com/t-3710-1.html
Jan 25, 2012 14:21:20   #
Ellemck
 
http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80357AD.html?r=1
http://www.craftpassion.com/
This one is a Ravelry download. Costs $6: http://knitting.livejournal.com/9044535.html
http://thestormmoon.blogspot.com/2006/04/chinese-dragon.html
Jan 25, 2012 17:52:34   #
SylviaC
 
ritchsgirl wrote:
hmmm, there is a firebreathing dragon scarf that you could certainly convert depending on the colors that you use.
http://funknitsforkids.com/files/60194-52817/Fiery_Dragon_Scarf.pdf

Yes it is scarf size, but, my grandson wore it for a scarf for awhile and then it became one of his favorite toys.
he loves to make it slither on the floor.

http://www.knittingparadise.com/t-3710-1.html


Thanks for this pattern and the link back to March - I was not a member then so it is nice to see older posts.
I am going to make this for my son as he was born in the year of the dragon - 1976 - he will be 36 this year and he will love this. I already have great yarn for the fiery breath.
Watched Eragon last night - must have known this thread was coming...:lol:
 
Jan 25, 2012 17:59:18   #
SylviaC
 
Ellemck wrote:
http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80357AD.html?r=1
http://www.craftpassion.com/
This one is a Ravelry download. Costs $6: http://knitting.livejournal.com/9044535.html
http://thestormmoon.blogspot.com/2006/04/chinese-dragon.html


Thanks for these links
I already have the instructions for the bookends - very cute. I think I will be buying the Enchanted Knitting book that the dragon knitting chart is from. Thanks again.
Jan 25, 2012 18:06:17   #
SylviaC
 
Here is a link for a plastic canvas dragon. I know it is not knitted but I just love it. It is a PDF download from Annies Attic and is $3.29 only. Isn't he cool?

http://www.anniesattic.com/plastic_canvas/detail.html?prod_id=81072&cat_id=1062
photo of the dragon

Jan 25, 2012 18:08:02   #
hennalady
 
jay macey wrote:
Hi iam looking for a knitting pattern for a chinese dragon face or complete for my sister who is a first school teacher, for the next chinese new year as too late for this one i think any ideas out there? :) :) regards Jay


Dragonlet
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