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Tiny Santa and Christmas Fairy

Natty Knits Etsy Shop
Knitting
October 2012
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
40 yards (37 m)
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These two little festive folk are only 3” high, but Tiny Santa still has a big beard and Christmas Fairy has knitted wings. They are both perfect for Christmas tree decorations or stocking stuffers.

For an INTERMEDIATE knitter because the construction uses interesting techniques such as short row shaping and 3 needle join (both explained in the pattern). There is some flat knitting and some in the round, but very little sewing.

SKILLS REQUIRED
Stockinette Stitch
Knitting in the Round
Knitting Flat
K2tog
KFB
Short Row Shaping (fully explained in the pattern)
Picking Up Stitches
3 Needle Join (fully explained in the pattern)
Some sewing

MATERIALS REQUIRED
Approx 20 yds Baby DK yarn in red
Approx 10 yds Baby DK yarn in green, white, black and skin tone
US size 2 (2.75 mm) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Scraps of yarn to embroider features
Tapestry needle
Fiberfill

HINTS AND TIPS to help you with this pattern are available on my blog http://nattyknitter.wordpress.com this is mentioned in the pattern.