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Knitted Christmas Tree Decoration

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This Christmas stocking to hang on your tree or fill with a few sweets is super easy and quick to knit. Use bits of DK wool. For a three dimensional look, pad it with filler and patch the top with felt to keep it in.

Using 3.75 needles and main colour cast on 18 stitches.

Row 1: purl (this is the wrong side)
Row 2: knit (M1) x 18 (36 sts)
Rows 3 to 9 keeping in pattern stocking stitch
Row 10: knit 10, (knit 2 together) x 8, knit 10 (28 sts)
Row 11: purl (28 sts)
Row 12: knit 10, (knit 2 together) x 4, knit 10 (24 sts)
Row 13: purl
Row 14: knit 10, (knit 2 together) x 2, knit 10 (22 sts)
Row 15 – 23 stocking stitch

Change to your second colour

Rows 24 to 28 stocking stitch
Row 29: Starting the turnover cuff of the boot. Knit 1, Pearl 1 to end
Row 30 Purl 1, Knit 1 to end
Rows 31 – 34 continue in rib, cast off.

Finishing off.

Fold the knitted piece in half, lengthwise, and sew the side edges together.

Posted in: Knitting & Crochet

About the Author:

Ruth Tott is the publisher of Home Farmer Magazine, and together with her husband, Paul Melnyczuk, Editor,is founder of the company. But her background is far removed having specialised in Costume History with a Post-Grad diploma in Museum Studies to boot. A far cry from looking after chickens, growing veg and making bread!

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