Tannenbaum 6 by Laura Crowley
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Tannenbaum 6

October 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6.5 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
20 - 25 yards (18 - 23 m)
This pattern is available for $3.00 USD buy it now

Tannenbaum patterns are available in a bundle for a discounted price! Buy all 6 patterns for $14. (The discount is automatically deducted at checkout -- simply add all 6 patterns to your cart and you’ll see a $4 credit.)

A charming, quick-to-knit tree ornament or applique that can be decorated as desired. Tannenbaum 6 uses approx. 20 yards of fingering weight yarn. The finished piece measures about 5” at the base and 5” tall, after blocking.

Tannenbaum 6 is a subtle design that features crossed and twisted stitches to form leaf-like shapes within the tree. This easy pattern knits up quickly and is equally pretty left unadorned or fully decorated.

It’s fun to embellish the Tannenbaums: Try beads, sequins, jingle bells, embroidered French knots, mini light bulbs from a crafts store, or sparkly yarn or tinsel.

To use the tree as a hanging ornament, apply a layer of fabric adhesive to the back of the finished piece. When dry, thread a loop of string or yarn through the top for hanging.

Tannenbaum appliques also are perfect for making greeting cards: Simply attach the finished piece to cardstock with adhesive dots or crafts glue. And if you’re sending a Tannenbaum card to a fellow knitter, make it extra special by attaching a fabulous stitch marker as a “tree topper.”

The pattern includes both written and charted instructions, and has been professionally tech edited.

Stitch Marker Greeting Card Kits, which include just about everything you need to make an embellished Tannenbaum card, as well as stitch markers and other supplies, are available in my Etsy shop at www.etsy.com/shop/knitifacts.