Marly Bird’s Stuffed Knit F-Bomb – the gift that keeps on giving!
Fishing for a fun and fabulous gift for that foul-mouthed friend? Fret no further! This Stuffed Knit F-Bomb toy by Marly Bird is perfect for anyone who loves to drop a few expletives every now and then.
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The Stuffed Knit F-Bomb is sure to make someone smile!
It’s a great way to express your love of cussing in a fun and harmless way and a simple gift to knit up for any occasion. Think outside the box, or make a box full of f-bombs and give that as a gift!
This hand-knit toy measures 4.5″ tall and is 10.5″ around, making it perfect for sitting on a desk or putting on a 🎄 Christmas tree as an ornament. Rather than dropping the dreaded f-word…you can drop the f-bomb toy instead.
For something a little different, Marly made the sample in brown and pink instead of the traditional black and red to make it more fun and cheeky.
The Stuffed Knit F-Bomb Toy is a hilarious gift and will surely make any cussing enthusiast smile. Whether you’re looking for a funny gag gift or a unique way to show your love of foul language, this toy is da bomb!
STUFFED KNIT F-BOMB
Designed by Marly Bird
4.5” [11.43 cm] tall from base to top (not including i-cord).
10.5” [26.67] circumference.
21 sts = 4″ [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch pattern in the round.
WeCrochet/KnitPicks, Swish worsted (100% Fine Superwash Merino Wool, 110 yds, 50 g CYCA #4 worsted).
1 ball: Loam Heather #28648 — color A
10 g: White #24662 — color B
2 g: Honey #26066 — color C
2 g: Serrano #24663 — color D
5 g: Throne #28662 — color E
U.S. 5 [3.75 mm] set of 5 double-pointed needles, or size required for gauge.
U.S. F/3.75mm to add tassels.
CO – Cast On
DPN – Double Pointed Needle
K – Knit
KFB – Knit Front and Back
K2tog – Knit Two Stitches Together
P – Purl
Pm – Place Marker
St(s) – Stitches
⭐️ Stockinette Stitch (St st): Circular — Knit all sts, every rnd.
⭐️ Knit Two Together (K2tog): Knit 2 sts together (1 st decreased).
⭐️ Knit Front and Back (KFB): Knit into the front loop, then the back loop of st (1 st increased).
⭐️ I-Cord: Using 2 dpn’s, with 4 sts onto one needle with working yarn on the last stitch of the row, *without turning the work, slide the sts to right-hand end of needle, pull yarn tightly from the end of the row, (behind the sts), knit 1 row; rep from * until cord measures desired length.
⭐️ Duplicate Stitch: The duplicate stitch is a way of embroidering a design into your work.
Stuffed Knit F-Bomb CHART for Duplicate Stitch
Stitch Fiddle Chart Link: https://www.stitchfiddle.com/c/sjswm5-9y0m31
- Made in the round from the bottom to the top.
- Duplicate stitch is used to embroider the F on the piece.
STUFFED KNIT F-BOMB PATTERN
With color A, cast on 2 stitches on each of 4 double-pointed needles — 8 sts.
Round 1: *KFB; repeat from * around — 16 sts.
Round 2: Knit
Round 3: *K1, KFB; repeat from * around — 24 sts.
Round 4: Knit
Round 5: *K2, KFB; repeat from * around — 32 sts.
Round 6: Knit
Round 7: *K3, KFB; repeat from * around — 40 sts.
Round 8: Knit
Round 9: *K4, KFB; repeat from * around — 48 sts.
Round 10: Knit
Round 11: *K5, KFB; repeat from * around — 56 sts.
Rounds 12-27: Knit
Round 28: *K5, K2tog; repeat from * around — 48 sts.
Round 29: Knit
Round 30: *K4, K2tog; repeat from * around — 40 sts.
Round 31: Knit
Round 32: *K3, K2tog; repeat from * around — 32 sts.
Round 33: Knit
Begin to stuff the bomb with the Polyester Fiberfill until it is filled out. As continued rounds are complete, add more fiberfill to get shape.
Round 34: *K2, K2tog; repeat from * around — 24 sts.
Round 35: Knit
Round 36: *K1, K2tog; repeat from * around — 16 sts.
Round 37: Knit
Round 38: Purl
Round 39: Knit
Round 40: Purl
Round 41: Knit
Round 42: Purl
Round 43: Knit
Round 44: Purl
Round 45: Knit
Last chance to add any extra fiberfill to the bomb. Ensure the garter stitch portion is filled with enough fiberfill to maintain the shape.
Round 46: *K2tog; repeat from * around — 8 sts.
Cut color A leaving a long enough tail to weave in securely after the i-cord is complete.
With color B
Round 1: *K2tog; repeat from * around — 4 sts.
Begin I-Cord: using 2 dpn’s, place the 4 sts onto one needle with working yarn on the last stitch of the row, *without turning the work, slide the sts to right-hand end of needle, pull yarn tightly from the end of the row, (behind the sts), knit 1 row; rep from * until cord measures desired length.
Do Not Fasten off.
Cut color B leaving a long tail to secure later.
FIRE TASSEL FOR F-BOMB
Cut 8 lengths of yarn 6” [15.24 cm] long.
4 of color C
2 of color D
2 of color E
• Use the crochet hook and insert into the first loop of i-cord sts. Add one length of color C & color D through the loop.
• Use the crochet hook and insert into the second loop of i-cord sts. Add one length of color C & color E through the loop.
• Use the crochet hook and insert into the third loop of i-cord sts. Add one length of color C & color D through the loop.
• Use the crochet hook and insert into the fourth loop of i-cord sts. Add one length of color C & color E through the loop.
Thread the tail of the i-cord onto the tapestry needle. Weave it through the 4 loops of the i-cord and stitch the top of the i-cord and the fire tassels together.
Weave in the tail to the inside of the body.
Trim the tassels to preferred length.
KNIT F-BOMB DUPLICATE STITCH
Plot out the placement of the letter F on the body of the bomb.
Using color E and the chart above, use the duplicate stitch technique to apply the letter F to the bomb.
Weave in all loose ends.