Little Fir by Tina Vejlø Andersen

Little Fir

by Tina Vejlø Andersen
Knitting
October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
33 yards (30 m)
Approximately 8cm high
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Also known as Dværggran.

These little fir trees are knitted in two lovely green colors.
They are perfect as decorations on the Christmas table.
The tree is knitted on double pointed needles; the branches are made separately and knitted on the tree along the way.

Size: The Little Firs are 8 cm high and diameter at the base is 6 cm.
Weight of one tree is approximately 5 gram.

Yarn: Spindrift, 100% Pure Shetland Wool from Jamieson’s of Shetland.

Shades:
Light green:
25g shade 259 Leprechaun
25g shade 812 Prairie

Alternative:
Dark green:
25g shade 249 Fern
25g shade 147 Moss

Alternative:
Dusty green:
25g shade 336 Conifer
25g shade 144 Turf

Alternative:
White, snow covered trees:
50g Shade 304 White

Needles: one set of five double pointed needles (DPNs) 3mm (US 2½) for the tree and two straight needles 3mm (US 2½) for the branches.

Tension: 10x10 cm = 26sts and 36rows on 3mm needle in stocking stitch.


Dværggran:
Små, fine grantræer strikket i to skønne, grønne farver. De passer helt perfekt som pynt på julebordet.
Træet strikkes på strømpepinde, grangrenene strikkes for sig og strikkes på selve træet undervejs. Træet er designet med en rullekant og står fint af sig selv.

Mål:
Dværggran er 8 cm høje, diameter i bund er 6cm. Et træ vejer ca. 5 gram.

Garn:
Spindrift, 100% ren Shetlandsk uld fra Jamieson’s of Shetland.

Farver:
Lys grøn:
25g farve 259 Leprechaun.
25g farve 812 Prairie.

Alternativt:
Mørk grøn
25g farve 249 Fern
25g farve 147 Moss

Alternativt:
Irgrøn
25g farve 336 Conifer
25g farve 144 Turf

Alternativt:
Hvidt snedækket træ:
50g farve 304 White

Vejledende pinde:
5 strømpepinde 3mm til træet og 2 almindelige pinde 3mm til grangrene.

Strikkefasthed:
10x10cm = 26m og 36p glatstrik