The More You Gnome by Sarah Schira

The More You Gnome

Knitting
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
•grafting
•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!

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

Materials
•Yarn
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

•Needles  
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.

•Notions
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.