Gnedward of Grimblewood by Sarah Schira

Gnedward of Grimblewood

Knitting
June 2022
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round, smaller needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
135 - 146 yards (123 - 134 m)
Height: 5.5” / 14 cm
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Now available individually and as part of The Grimblewoods Collection.

Gnedward runs the Grimblewood Pond Sailing club. In his younger days, he was a rower but finds relying on wind power very attractive these days.

Skills Used
•knit and purl in the round
•k2tog, ssk
•kfb, M1L, M1R
•picking up sts

Check out the Gnome Schooling tutorial playlist for help with all your gnoming!

Note: this version is listed as Version 2 (see lower left footer on pattern pages) because I added instructions that were not in the Jimmy Beans pattern. My yarn pooled delightfully right where Gnedwards’ hands would be. I’ve added in a colour change in the arms section so that you, too, can have little hands on your Gnedward.

Materials
•Fingering Weight Yarn
Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light
(100% Superwash Merino Wool)
C1 Undergrowth 
C2 Antler
C3 Gnome Party
C4 Gnome Hug

•Needles  
US 1 / 2.25 mm and US 2 / 2.75 mm needles for knitting small circumference in the round or size needed to get gauge using smaller needles plus needles 0.5 mm larger

•Notions
yarn needle, removable st marker, roving/polyfill stuffing, weighted stuffing like poly pellets/aquarium gravel/dried beans

Approximate Yardage (with a 15% buffer)
C1: 50 yd. / 46 m (12 g)
C2: 6 yd. / 6 m (2 g)
C3: 70 yd. / 64 m (17 g)
C4: 20 yd. / 18 m (5 g)

Size
Height: 5.5” / 14 cm
Bottom Circumference: 8.5” / 21.5 cm

This pattern has been tech edited and test knit.