Christmas Trees 3 by Squibbly Bups

Christmas Trees 3

Knitting
August 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
10cm (4 inches)
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Another nine tiny trees to add to your winter wonderland. They are perfect for making baubles, hanging ornaments, garlands, wreaths and other decorations. They can be left as they are or decorated.

The trees are knit flat and are approximately 10cm (4 inches) tall.

This pattern includes instructions on how to make your trees into a 25cm wreath, if you wish to do so. You will need to knit 11 trees for the wreath.

You will need:

To make the trees alone:

· Cascade 220 yarn, approximately 16m per tree, in Forest Green (8267), Highland Green (9430), Pesto (0980), White (8505) and Brown (8686).
· 4mm (US 6) knitting needles.
· A tapestry needle.
· Toy stuffing.
· For I-cord Tree: 4mm (US 6) double-pointed knitting needles, pins and something long and narrow such as a doll needle or skewer.
· Optional: decorations such as sequins, beads, mini pompoms or mini jingle bells.

To make the wreath in addition:
· A 25cm diameter wreath base.
· Approximately 106m of Cascade 220 in Mineral Red (8035).
· Glue or double-sided sticky tape suitable for fabric.

Techniques you should know:

· Knit and purl.
· Increases and decreases.
· Sewing seams using mattress stitch.
· For I-cord Tree: i-cord.