The World At Your Fingertips!

My friend made a joke about how she wished she could hold the world in her hand. What she didn’t know was that I was thinking about how I could make it happen, in a knitted way of course.

I didn’t search for a knitting pattern for it that thoroughly because I wanted to design it myself. I got some inspiration from a book of Christmas baubles and I came up with my own pattern for a sphere world using 5 double pointed needles.

This is the original chart that I used for the first little knitted world ;

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Here are some photos of it in progress !

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Once I had finished it I was so pleased with myself for having designed it all on my own!  I made two, one for my friend and one for my boyfriend. The first one that I made was slightly smaller than the second one, as you can see below ;

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Also the first one (on the right side) had way too small ice caps. I imagine the world will look like this in the future after the ice caps have melted for a few more years!

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I am super pleased with my little knitted world and I hope to come up with a pattern soon that I will list on Ravelry!

Here are some more pics of the second world that I made. It’s prettier with a nicer colour of blue for the sea 🙂

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11 Comments

  1. Love this pattern and want to make some! Many friends are having kids and this would be a cool gift. Is it up on Ravelery yet? Or would you mind sharing it with me? I’d love to do something similar as well for a blanket and you pattern inspires me. Thanks!

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