All Work, Gnome Play by Sarah Schira

All Work, Gnome Play

August 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 1 - 2.25 mm
9" / 23 cm tall
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Gnorwen loves working at the Gnice Cream Shoppe in the Gnorthern Ranges National Park. The park is famous for its whitewater rivers, the shop is famous for its sundaes, and Gnorwen is famous for being cold all the time working around the freezers. Tourists love to get their picture taken with her after rafting expeditions.

This gnome features a heap of fun and an avalanche of video tutorials. She’s mostly simple knitting with a few twists to make her special.

Skills Used
•knit and purl
•k2tog, ssk, p2tog
•kfb, M1L, M1R
•k tbl
•cabling (optional)
•picking up stitches

Check out the Gnome Schooling tutorials for help with all your gnoming needs!

Yarn Amounts - 3 x 20 g of fingering weight

3 mini skeins GingerSnap Puffy Fingering (80% superwash merino, 20% nylon); 93 yd. / 85 m per 25 g skein;
colours shown: C1-Weathered, C2-Phlogiston, C3-Buttercream

Needles - US 1 / 2.25 mm needles for knitting small circumference in the round or size needed to get gauge PLUS an extra needle of the same size (i.e., 5 DPNs, or an extra circular needle to hold sts)

Notions - yarn needle, scrap yarn, cable needle (optional), removable stitch markers, a beginning of round marker, roving/polyfill stuffing, weighted stuffing like poly pellets/aquarium gravel/dried beans

Approximate Yardage
(with a 15% buffer)
C1: 70 yd. / 64 m (20 g)
C2: 55 yd. / 50 m (16 g)
C3: 13 yd. / 12 m (4 g)

This pattern has been tech edited and test knit.