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Project info
Christmas Eve
Needle and yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
St-Denis Nordique

I was so inspired by this link, that I just had to make “a few” of my own:


Here’s what I did:

Basically, bought those little wooden spools that look like wooden flower pots, round balls to glue on top, and wooden beads for the noses. I then filled them in with wood putty and painted them in Acrylic Flesh paint.


C/O 24 stitches in the round
Purl 5 rows
K15 rows
Decrease row: K1, k2tog around (16 stitches)
K10 rows
Decrease Row: K1, K2 tog, K1 around (12 stitches)
Knit 10 rows
Decrease row: K2 tog, knit to last 2 stitches, K2 tog (10 stitches)
Knit 7 rows
Decrease row: K2tog, knit to last 2 stitches, K2 tog (8 stitches)
Knit 7 rows
Decrease row: K2 tog, knit to last 2 stiches, K2 tog (6 stitches)
Knit 5 rows, pull string through remaining 6 stitches.

Insert half a pipe cleaner and bend to taste. Glue on tiny pom pom to end.


C/O 24 stitches
Purl 5 rows
Knit 15 rows
Purl 5 rows
Bind off

Also, check out their cousins, the Icicle Gnomes:


File of instructions can be found here:

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December 13 2010
December 22 2010
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by St-Denis
Sport / 5 ply
100% Wool
150 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: December 23, 2010
  • Finished: December 23, 2010
  • Updated: May 29, 2013