I am always looking for new things and new ways to yarn bomb the everyday objects around the house. The silly season is the perfect opportunity to take things to a new level of daft, all in the name of Christmas!
Dressed up in their festive finery they’ll look just fabulous on a windowsill or table, planted with a small conifer or poinsettia (what a great gift!)
I designed these festively themed flower pot covers for Simply Knitting magazine and you can find the pattern inside issue 139.
For the Santa pot you will need:
- James C Brett, Twinkle DK (97% acrylic, 3% polyester, 100g/300m) Red
- Stylecraft , Special DK (100% acrylic, 100g/295m) Black
- Oddment of Gold DK
For the Snowman pot you will need:
- Patons, Merino extrafine DK (100% wool, 50g/120m) White and Black
- Oddment of orange DK
- 3.25mm DPN’s
- Black 13cm flowerpots
As always I would love to see your finished projects,
I know how you all secretly love a good Christmas jumper! I have been a busy girl creating three such delights for your little people.
Today I would like to introduce you to…… drum roll please…
Images courtesy of Simply Knitting
This is a traditional style drop shoulder sweater, worked from the bottom up. It is a very straight forward knit and would suit a keen beginner. If you would like to make life even easier for yourself, I recommend that you swiss darn the buckle details on, rather than intarsia.
The pattern is written for chest sizes 43, 45.5, 48, 53 and 55cm. Which is approximately ages six months to 3 years.
This little chap looks super cute in his matching Santa hat. The hat is worked in the round from the bottom up with simple shaping. The pattern is written for three sizes (35.5, 40.5 & 45.5cm circumference)
You can find the pattern inside the Hand Knit Christmas supplement which is free with issue 125 of Simply Knitting Magazine. You can download your copy here.
As always I would love to see your finished projects on my Facebook page and on Ravelry.
Happy Knitting X