Santa Claus by yellowcosmo

Santa Claus

Knitting
November 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
185 yards (169 m)
Various
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Three simple and fun Santas in 3 different designs all worked in round seamlessly from bottom up.

Sizes

  • Santa I, Traiditional, 9 ½” x 13” / 24 cm x 33 cm
  • Santa II, Stripes, 8 ½” x 12 ½” / 21.5 cm x 32 cm
  • Santa III, Colorwork, 9” x 12 ¾” / 23 cm x 32.5 cm

Yarn

  • Worsted Weight, Sample shown in Cloudborn Fibers SW Highland Worsted.
  • Yarn A – sample is shown in color Cardinal. Yarn B – sample is shown in color Oatmeal Heather.
  • Santa I, Traiditional, yarn A – 50 yards, yarn B – 10 yards.
  • Santa II, Stripes, yarn A – 40 yards, yarn B – 20 yards.
  • Santa III, Colorwork, yarn A – 20 yards, yarn B – 45 yards.

Gauge 18 sts x 26 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 x 10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking.
(note: gauge is not very important for this pattern unless exact measurements is desired.)

Skills Required

  • make decreases (k2tog, ssk, s2kp.
  • make 2 stitches cables
  • stranded colorwork
  • read chart for colorwork.

Illustrated instruction of making the display cone stand using heavy paper is included.