Welcome to Bobby Buddies!

We are a community of makers who knit or crochet small teddies and toys. These are carried in police vehicles and given to children to help the Police engage, reassure, and comfort children in distress.

Bobby Buddies are small enough to be carried or handled by small children and compact enough to be easily stored and carried in police vehicles.

If you’d like to join us you can find our facebook group here.




Picture credit: Caroline Baylis


How it all started

Bobby Buddies came to life after a conversation with knitting friends on Ravelry. Whilst Trauma Teddies (as they have been known) have been made before, Health and Safety concerns prevented many Emergency Services from using these toys. After a lot of emails and conversations with relevant departments I got the go ahead for Bobby Buddies. …