When I told my husband that I was designing the Candyland collection, he said “A bit ambitious are we?”
When my 11 yr old son saw the gumdrops and the game blanket for the first time, he immediately stole them and I had to literally chase him down in order to take pictures (don’t worry, I promised I’d let him have them when I was done).
When my friend saw the pictures she said “Oh my goodness! Did you knit a game?!”
Yes dear friend. I did.
And you can too!! (I promise it is SOOO much easier than it looks).
Satisfy even your most persistent sugar cravings with this zero calorie adventure!
Want to get your game on with just the basics? Here’s just the bare bones that you will need to play our new Gumdrop Run game!
In this mini Ebook, you get 3 out of the 6 candyland patterns:
1) Gumdrop Run game board blanket knitting pattern
2) Color Cube Die knitting pattern
3) Gumdrop character pawn knitting pattern
The PDF comes with complete written instructions, links to helpful technique videos, and comprehensive playing instructions (and a few alternative rule ideas to help you make your game your own).
We know that not only will you have a blast knitting these sweet little treats, but you’ll enjoy playing with them for years to come!
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All the details
Skill Level: Intermediate Knitter
Skills needed: Cast on, Bind off, Small diameter knitting in the round (dpn or magic loop), Various increases and decreases
Game Blanket: approx 42″ x 49″
Color Cube Die: approx 5″ x 5″ x 5″
All Stuffies: 3″ or less
Gauge: 6 stitches / 6 rows = 1 inch
Worsted Weight yarn in 8 colors
White – 800 yrds
Black – 50 yrds
Red – 100 yrds
Purple – 100 yrds
Blue – 100 yrds
Green – 100 yrds
Yellow – 100 yrds
Orange – 100 yrds
Needles: Size 6
– 6mm plastic safety eyes
– Fiber Fill Stuffing
– Crochet Hook
– Yarn needle