Big Friendly Christmas Tree by Dawn Finney

Big Friendly Christmas Tree

November 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
About 10 inches high
This pattern is available for $2.00 USD buy it now

This pattern is a great way to make your couch or bed look super Christmasy, and it’s a perfect knit for a beginner. You could also whip one up in a couple of evenings as a hostess gift - it’s sure to raise a smile!

Measuring approximately 10 inches high and 13 inches across at its widest point, it adds a fun touch to any room without being overwhelming.

The ButterflyLove Big Friendly Christmas Present mini-cushion pdf knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions and handy hints along the way.

You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice.

What you will need:

2 knitting needles (US3/3.25mm or as per tension advice)
Yarn of the same weight in green (80g) and brown (20g)
(e.g. Stylecraft Special DK ‘Green’ 1116 and ‘Dark Brown’ 1004)
2 Plastic toy safety eyes (18mm)
Lots of buttons
Polyfil stuffing
1 tapestry needle for finishing
Large headed pins (optional)

Skills used:

Casting on and off
Increasing and decreasing

Stitches used:

Stocking stitch

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This pattern is sold on the condition that it will be used for personal use only, e.g. making gifts for family and friends, not for commercial purposes.

(c) 2015 Dawn Finney