Skill level: easy
2 packs Lion Brand Yarn Bonbons in Beach, which comes with 8 mini skeins. – You need 2 skeins of purple and less than a skein of white to complete the ornament.
size US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles 4 stitch markers
sewing needle & thread
Abbreviations & Terms
CO – cast on
sts – stitches
clr – color (color A is purple and B is white in the pictured bauble)
rnd – round
M1R – make 1 right. Here’s a tutorial.
pm – place marker
M1L – make 1 left. Here’s a tutorial.
rep from * – repeat the instructions following the asterisk as directed
(X sts) – X indicates the number of sts that will now be on your needle
sm – slip marker
rep – repeat
ssk – slip one as if to k, slip one as if to p, k both sts together
k2tog – knit 2 sts together
BO – bind off
Gauge & dimensions: 22 sts & 28 rows over 4 inches, knit in stockinette stitch. The bauble measures about 8.5 inches in circumference.