Santa & Mrs Claus by Squibbly Bups

Santa & Mrs Claus

February 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
31 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
69 yards (63 m)
8cm (3 inches)
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Santa & Mrs Claus heads which can be used for making Christmas tree baubles, hanging ornaments, garlands and other Christmas decorations.

The pieces are knit flat then sewn together and the finished heads are approximately 8cm (3 inches) tall.

You will need:

  • Rico Ricorumi Cotton DK: 28m of Ecru (054), 25m of White (001), 10m of Red (028) and a little Black (060) for sewing the eyes.
  • 3mm (US 2.5) knitting needles.
  • A tapestry needle and a sharp sewing needle.
  • Toy stuffing.
  • A few pins.
  • A hole punch and a little blue felt.
  • Optional: blusher.

Techniques you should be familiar with before using this pattern:

  • Casting on and binding off.
  • Knitting and purling.
  • Increasing and decreasing.
  • Sewing seams using mattress stitch.