The More You Gnome by Sarah Schira

The More You Gnome

April 2023
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round on smaller needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
170 - 201 yards (155 - 184 m)
Height: 11” / 28 cm
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Gnifty is a star on GBC’s Science Facts for Toadstools and Toddlers. Fun fact: moss doesn’t have roots. Fun fact: fungi allow trees to communicate with each other. Fun fact: Gnifty is so full of fun facts that he’s a three-time champion on the game show Geopardy.

Instructions for the mosaic stitch pattern are provided in written and charted form. Charts are also given with light/dark reversed as an option.

Skills Used
•knit and purl
•working in the round
•provisional cast-on
•kfb, M1R
•k2tog, ssk, CDD
•slipping sts

Many tutorial videos provided. Also, check out the Gnome Schooling tutorials for all sorts of important tips and help with your gnoming needs!

Height: 11” / 28 cm (9” / 23 cm without tassel)
Circumference: 10.75” / 27 cm

3 mini skeins Practically Perfect Smalls (80% merino, 20% nylon); 81 yd / 74 m per 20 g skein; colours shown:
C1 Whisper
C2 Volume
C3 Tealicious

US 1 / 2.25 mm and US 1.5 / 2.5 mm needles for knitting small circumference in the round, or size needed to get gauge

Note: if you are using magic loop, you will need an extra needle for the grafting.

yarn needle, removable stitch markers, scrap yarn, crochet hook, roving/polyfill stuffing, weighted stuffing like poly pellets/aquarium gravel/dried beans

Approximate Yardage
(with a 15% buffer)
C1: 51 yd. / 47 m (13 g)
C2: 75 yd. / 69 m (18 g)
C3: 75 yd. / 69 m (18 g)

This pattern has been tech edited and test knit.