2018 Advent Ornament KALendar by Natalie Servant

2018 Advent Ornament KALendar

Knitting
November 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
250 - 300 yards (229 - 274 m)
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25 days of instructions, each with a small bit of knitting or assembly to do. You’ll end up with 5 different stuffed ornaments to hang on your tree or to gift to friends!

This Advent Ornament KALendar is a little present for you. Pair it with a Pretty String Advent calendar set or your leftover sock yarn.

This year’s ornaments are all worked in the round on dpns and stuffed. They each feature a few beads (size 6/0 seed beads), but beads aren’t mandatory.

Patterns include:

  • string of lights
  • long pointed ornament
  • abstract snowman ornament
  • beaver ornament
  • poinsettia ornament

Skills used:
knitting in the round
increasing
decreasing

Yarn requirements:
2 to 25 colours of fingering weight yarn, total of ~300 yards/275 m. Each day’s instructions will use up to 12 yards of yarn.

A heavier weight yarn could be used, but the yardage requirements will change.

Additional supplies:
stuffing/fill
needle appropriate for embroidery
size 6/0 seed beads (~300)
small jump rings for top of ornaments if desired