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Monday, November 28, 2011

Santa Tree Ornament.

Twelve Days Of Christmas Ornaments.
Day One. Santa Tree Ornament.


 For the next 12 days I will be giving you a different Christmas ornament pattern each day. Whether you want to knit Christmas decorations for your own home or to give as gifts, these Christmas knitting patterns will allow you to show off your holiday cheer and your favorite craft.
This pattern works up very quickly. It's about 8" tall depending on yarn used.
Gauge:
Not vital

Materials:
White, pink and red double knit type yarn
Needles appropriate to yarn

Instructions
Front
With White, CO 3 sts.
 Knit 1 row.
Work in garter stitch (knit every row), inc 1 st each end every other row 5 times - 13 sts.
 Knit one row.
With Pink, work in St st and dec one 1 st each end.
Work 3 rows even.
 Inc 1 st each end next row.
Work even 3 rows.
Dec 1 st each end next row.
Work 1 row even.
With White, knit 4 rows, inc 1 st each end on first row.
With Red, work 4 rows St st.
Dec 1 st each end next and then every 4th row 4 times - 3 sts.
K3tog and fasten off.
Back
With White, cast on 13 sts and work 14 rows garter stitch
With Red, work 4 rows St st
Dec 1 st each end next and then every 4th row 4 times - 3 sts.
K3tog and fasten off.

Finishing
Weave in ends.
Make two Frech Knots for eyes and one for nose. Use a running stitch to make mouth and eye brows.

Sew back and front together with right sides facing leaving beard edge open and turn rightside out. Stuff with cotton wadding . Sew seam across top of beard.
Make a loop from point of hat on back for hanging.
Make small pom pom for end of hat or glue on small ball of cotton with fabric glue.

Happy Holiday Knitting!

3 comments:

  1. So sweet, Thank you so much for sharing the pattern. I'll try it one day - I just finished the scarf for my son yesterday (I started it last year - I'm such a bad and slow knitter *lol*) and he loved it. Have a lovely new week!

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  2. Thank you for sharing this pattern ... it is so cute! I hope I get time to knit it this Christmas season.

    I hope that you and your family have a very Happy Christmas.

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  3. Thankyou Amy and Kate for your comments.It's a happy way to use up bits from your yarn stash. Easy too!

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