knitted ornament wrap

The most popular gift at Christmastime? A sweater, of course!

So, dress your tree in style this year (and make a few as gifts, too!)

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Dress your tree in style!

knitted Christmas ornament wrap

designed by Vickie Zelizo

“Merry Christmas! May there be fleece on earth, and good stitches to all.” —Vickie

materials

For product information, see sources below.

Coats & Clark Red Heart Shimmer worsted weight yarn in Red

Glass ornament (10-1/2” at widest point)

Size 6 double pointed needles

Ribbon (a 12” piece), scissors, yarn needle

 

 

instructions

knitting abbreviations:

K2tog: knit two stitches together.

yo: yarn over

1. Cast on 36 stitches.

2. Join to knit in the round, being careful not to twist work .

 

pattern

1. Round 1: Knit.

2. Round 2: *K2tog, yo; repeat from * around.

3. Knit pattern 15 times [total of 30 rounds].

4. Next round: Knit.

5. Next 2 rounds: K2tog around.

6. Cut yarn, leave a tail for weaving.

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drawstring detail

finishing

1. Weave tail through live stitches; pull tight.

2. Weave in all ends

3. Weave ribbon through first set of holes created by Round 2.

4. Slide glass ornament into knitted pouch.

5. Pull ribbon tight and tie a bow.

sources

Red Heart (Coats & Clark)

(800) 648-1479

redheart.com

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