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Christmas Ornaments

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Make four adorable decorations for your tree! To make in Patons Decor, Patons Canadiana, or Patons Classic Wool. Tree and reindeer knit using size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) needles. Snowman and gingerbread man crochet using 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) hook.

Tree
Approx 5 ins [12.5 cm] tall.
Reindeer
Approx 4 ins [10 cm] tall.
Snowman
Approx 6 ins [15 cm] tall.
Gingerbread Man
Approx 6 ins [15 cm] tall.
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The materials for this project cost $49.72

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Tree
  • Reindeer
  • Snowman
  • Gingerbread Man

Approx 5 ins [12.5 cm] tall.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

A

Decor | Rich Sage Green, 87637 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$6.79

B

Decor | Chocolate Taupe, 87633Edit Color
$6.79

C

Decor | White, 87601 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
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D

Decor | Black, 87603Edit Color
$6.79

E

Decor | Barn Red, 87714Edit Color
$6.79

F

Decor | Rich Taupe, 87632Edit Color
$6.79

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$5.99

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
$2.99

Materials not included in this kit:

Small buttons and beads for Tree.

4 buttons for Snowman.

1 brown chenille stem and 3 buttons for Reindeer.

4 buttons for Gingerbread Man.

Stuffing.

Glue.

The materials for this project cost $49.72

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rep = repeat

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Tree Approx 5 ins [12.5 cm] tall.
Reindeer Approx 4 ins [10 cm] tall.
Snowman Approx 6 ins [15 cm] tall.
Gingerbread Man Approx 6 ins [15 cm] tall.

MATERIALS

Patons Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
SizesTreeReindeerSnowmanGingerbread Man 
A
Rich Sage Green ()
1111
B
Chocolate Taupe (87633)
1111
C
White ()
1111
D
Black (87603)
1111
E
Barn Red (87714)
1111
F
Rich Taupe (87632)
1111

GAUGE

Tree and Reindeer: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st. (4.5mm/US 7 knitting needles)
Snowman and Gingerbread Man: 16 sc and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]. (4mm/US G/6 crochet hook)

INSTRUCTIONS

TREE to knit
Boughs (make 3).
With A, cast on 26 sts.
1st row: (RS). K13. Place marker on needle. Knit to end of row.
*2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: Knit to 2 sts before marker. K2tog. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows to 8 sts.*
Next row: (WS). Purl.
Next row: K4. Turn and cast on 14 sts. Turn back and knit to end of row. 22 sts. Place marker at center of row. Work from * to * as given above.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Sl1. K1. psso. K2. 6 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts, draw up firmly and fasten securely. Fold piece in half lengthwise. Sew each cast on edge tog to form boughs. Sew long edges tog, stuffing as you work.

FINISHING: Sew long edges of 3 Boughs tog to form Tree as shown in picture. Glue buttons to Tree for decorations.

REINDEER to knit
Body: With B, cast on 6 sts.
**1st row: (RS). (Inc 1 st in next st) 6 times. 12 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: (Inc 1 st in next st. K1) 6 times. 18 sts.
5th row: (Inc 1 st in next st. K2) 6 times. 24 sts.
7th row: (Inc 1 st in next st. K3) 6 times. 30 sts.
8th row: Purl.**
Cont in this manner, inc 6 sts evenly across next and every following alt row to 60 sts.
Work 7 rows even in stocking st.
Next row: (RS). (K8. K2tog) 6 times. 54 sts.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: (K7. K2tog) 6 times. 48 sts.
Next row: Purl. Cont in this manner, dec 6 sts evenly across next and every following alt row to 12 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw up tightly. Fasten securely. Sew bottom seam, stuffing body as you work. Weave end through 1st row and draw up tightly to close body. Fasten securely.

Head: With B, cast on 6 sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for Body. 30 sts.
Work 5 rows even.
Next row: (RS). (K3. K2tog) 6 times. 24 sts.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: (K2. K2tog) 6 times. 18 sts.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: (K1. K2tog) 6 times. 12 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw up tightly. Fasten securely. Sew bottom seam, stuffing head as you work. Weave end through 1st row and draw up tightly to close head. Fasten securely.
Sew head to Body as shown in picture.

Legs (make 4).
Cut 8 strands of B 14 ins [35.5 cm] long. With all strands tog, hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot 4 ins [10 cm] from fold. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Trim excess yarn close to knot.

FINISHING: Sew legs to Body. Cut chenille stem in half. Push both halves through top of head and bend to form antlers as shown in picture. Glue buttons to face for eyes and nose.

SNOWMAN to crochet
Body: With C, ch 3.
***1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 18 sc.***
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in next sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 24 sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 30 sc.
6th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in top of first sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 36 sc.
8th to 10th rnds: As 6th rnd.
11th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. *(Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – Sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 30 sts.
12th rnd: As 6th rnd.
13th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *Sc2tog over next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 24 sts.
14th rnd: As 6th row.
15th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in next sc. *Sc2tog over next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 18 sts.
16th and 17th rnd: As 6th row. Stuff body.
18th row: As 4th rnd.
19th rnd: As 5th rnd.
20th to 22nd rnds: As 6th rnd.
23rd rnd: As 13th rnd.
24th rnd: As 15th rnd.
25th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Sc2tog over next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 12 sts. Stuff Head.
26th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Rep from * around. 6 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Weave end through last rnd and fasten securely.

Hat: With D, ch 3. Work from ** to ** as given for Body.
4th rnd: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc.
Working through both loops, rep last rnd 3 times more.
Next rnd: Ch 1. Working through front loops only, 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in next sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 24 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. Working through both loops, 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st in first sc. 30 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

Scarf: With E, ch 5.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 13 ins [33 cm]. Fasten off.
Cut yarn 2 ins [5 cm] long. Taking 1 strand at a time, knot into fringe along short ends of Scarf.

FINISHING
With D, embroider mouth. Glue or sew buttons to body and head as shown in picture. Glue Hat in position. Tie scarf around neck.

GINGERBREAD MAN to crochet
Front and Back (make alike).
First Leg: With F, ch 6.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 5 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row 4 times more. Fasten off.
Second Leg: Work as given for First Leg. Do not fasten off at end of last row.
Next row: (RS). (Joining row). Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc of Second Leg. Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc of First Leg. Turn. 11 sc.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row 10 times more. Fasten off.

Head: 1st row: With RS of work facing, miss first 3 sc. Join yarn with sl st in next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 5 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 7 sc.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
4th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 9 sc.
5th, 6th and 7th rows: As 3rd row.
8th row: Ch 1. (Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – sc2tog made. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn. 7 sc.
9th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Fasten off. Place markers on side edges of body 1¼ ins [3 cm] below shoulder.

Right Arm: With RS of work facing, join yarn with sl st at right shoulder. Ch 1. Work 5 sc evenly between shoulder and marker.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn. 5 sc.
Rep last row 3 times more.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog over next 2 sc. Fasten off.

Left Arm: Joining yarn at marker, work as given for Right Arm.

FINISHING
With E, embroider mouth. Glue or sew buttons as shown in picture. With WS of Front and Back tog, join F with sl st under Right Arm. Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, work in sc evenly around outer edge of Gingerbread Man, stuffing lightly as you work. Join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off. Attach hanging loop to top of head.