Green Fingers Gnome by Alan Dart

Green Fingers Gnome

March 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
32cm tall to tip of his hat
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This pattern is available from for £2.50.

This gnome looks so friendly! He’s a perfect gift for a gardener; if you’re making him for a small child, omit the flower pot.

Cute gnomes from little balls of yarn do grow

You will need: Of Hayfield Bonus DK 100g balls: 18g in Grass 825, 16g in Flesh Tone 963, 14g in Chocolate 947, 12g in White 961, 10g in Classic Red 833, 8g in Denim 994, 6g in Fox 779 and 2g in Black 965; 1yd (1m) lengths of lime green and old gold DK yarn; pair of 3mm (no.11) knitting needles; stitch holder; 75g of washable toy stuffing; a cotton bud; stiff card; pair of compasses; red pencil; long tweezers; clear adhesive.