Twisted Christmas Tree by Wendy Peterson
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Twisted Christmas Tree

Knitting
November 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
22 - 33 yards (20 - 30 m)
One size
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The Twisted Christmas Tree makes a sparkly addition to a Christmas tree or mantelpiece. Once you have the hang of the pattern repeat, they are quick to knit and somewhat addictive - make room for more than one!

Techniques
The ‘twist’ in the Twisted Christmas Tree is formed using short rows.

There is a complete video tutorial for the Twisted Christmas Tree at muddysheep.com/tutorials.html

1 Dec 2015 : I’ve made a new video showing how to knit with a needle wrap instead of “wrap and turn” and knitting backwards instead of turning and purling. No turning required!

Finished measurements
Height : approx 9cm, excluding loop
Width : approx 6cm

Materials required
Approx 10g of DK weight yarn
7 x 8mm beads in red
7 x 8mm beads in green
6 x 8mm beads in gold

.. or use any other Christmassy colors that you fancy.

Gauge
22 stitches and 30 rows to 10cm, though gauge is not crucial.

Knitting tools you will need
•4mm knitting needles
•Sewing needle and short length of thread
•Blunt-ended knitter’s needle

If you have questions, I am happy to help - email wendy@muddysheep.com.