Father Christmas Ornaments by Amy Munson

Father Christmas Ornaments

Knitting
January 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
US 1 - 2.25 mm
50 - 75 yards (46 - 69 m)
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Pick your favorite weight of yarn (fingering to worsted) and knit up a few Father Christmas Ornaments. Knit one to embellish with embroidery or follow the pattern for a bit of traditional colorwork. A perfect gift or a keepsake for your own home, these are a quick knit that is sure to please.

Father Christmas was a medieval Yule Tide visitor, the first appearing ancient British mid-winter festivals. Representing the coming of spring, he would wear a long, green hooded cloak and a wreath of holly, ivy or mistletoe.

Materials
Yarn: Fingering, Sport, DK or Worsted
Needles: 4 DPN in Size 1 (2.5 mm) or size 4 (3.5mm)
Stuffing
Tapestry needle
Hemostats (optional, used for stuffing the ornament)