Candle Ornament by Heidi Gustad

Candle Ornament

November 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
20 - 28 yards (18 - 26 m)
Finished ornament measures approx. 3.25″ tall.
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This pattern is available for free.

The Knit Candle Ornament can be easily made in under an hour, making it the perfect little finished object to shoe horn in during the busy Christmas season. Get the pattern to light up your holiday!

Skill level: easy

1 pack Lion Brand Yarn Bonbons in Beach, which comes with 8 mini skeins. – You need less than a skein of white and yellow to complete the ornament.
size US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles
tapestry needle
scrap ribbon
sewing needle & thread
1 white pipe cleaner

Abbreviations & Terms
CO – cast on
sts – stitches
provisional cast on – a cast on that gives you access to your stitches later in your project.
RS – right side
sl 1 wyif – slip 1 st purlwise with yarn in front
k – knit
WS – wrong side
p – purl
rep – repeat
kitchener stitch – aka grafting, this is a technique for joining ends with a seamless appearance.
rnd – round
k2tog – knit 2 sts together
ssk – slip one as if to k, slip one as if to p, k both sts together
(X sts) – X indicates the number of sts that are now in the row

Gauge & dimensions: 22 sts & 28 rows over 4 inches, knit in stockinette stitch. Finished ornament measures approx. 3.25″ tall.