Snowman Family by Jesie Ostermiller

Snowman Family

Knitting
September 2016
Any gauge - designed for any gauge ?
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 15 - 10.0 mm
Version 1: 5" tall and 7¾" circumference. Version 2: 6" tall and 9" circumference. Version 3: 10" tall and 15" circumference. Version 4: 16" tall and 25" circumference.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

This adorable Snowman Family is made in four sizes with different weights of yarn. Because these ornaments are worked in the round with easy embroidery for the eyes, you can whip out several ornaments for the tree and a larger version to adorn a couch or table.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Finished Size Version 1: 5” tall and 7¾“ circumference. Version 2: 6” tall and 9” circumference. Version 3: 10” tall and 15” circumference. Version 4: 16” tall and 25” circumference.

Yarn Version 1: Brown Sheep Nature Spun Sport (100% wool; 184 yd 168 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #740S snow (white; MC), #135S hurricane seas (teal; A), and #136S chocolate kisses (brown; B), 1 ball each. Version 2: Brown Sheep Nature Spun Worsted (100% wool; 245 yd 224 m/ 3½ oz 100 g): #740W snow (white; MC), #112W elf green (A), and #136W chocolate kisses (brown; B), 1 ball each. Version 3 (Version 4): Brown Sheep Nature Spun Chunky (100% wool: 155 yd 142 m/7 oz 200 g): #740C snow (white; MC), 1 (3) skeins; #N910 cherries jubilee (red; A), and #136C chocolate kisses (brown; B), 1 skein each.

Needles Version 1: Size 3 (3.25 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Version 2: Size 5 (3.75 mm): set of dpn. Version 3: Size 10 (6 mm): set of dpn. Version 4: Size 15 (10 mm): set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); black scrap yarn for eyes; polyester fiberfill; tapestry needle; one ½ (½, 1, 1½)“ button.

Gauge Version 1: 25 sts and 30 rnds = 4” in St st. Version 2: 21 sts and 24 rnds = 4” in St st. Version 3: 13 sts and 16 rows = 4” in St st. Version 4: 8 sts and 10 rows = 4” in St st with 3 strands held tog.

The full magazine, with more wonderful winter patterns, can be purchased here.