Colorwork Gnomes by Amy Munson

Colorwork Gnomes

December 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
30 - 50 yards (27 - 46 m)
one size
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A popular character in fantasy literature, the first gnome was introduced in the 16th century by Paracelsus, a Swiss German botanist, philosopher, astrologer, alchemist, and an influential medical scientist in early modern Europe.

Knit up your collection of adorable Colorwork Gnomes today. Finished gnome 5” x 2.5” in sport weight yarn.

Yarn: Sport Weight is my yarn of choice but the pattern can use fingering, DK or worsted and the appropriate size need.

Needles: 4 Double Pointed Needles:

  • Fingering & Sport: US 1 (2.25mm)
  • DK & Worsted: US 4 (3.5mm)


Scraps of yarn for eyes and beard and/or braids

Felting Needle and Roving for Beard

Tapestry and/or embroidery needle

Gauge: Sport Weight 7 sts and 9 rows = 1” in stockinette