Skill level: easy
1 pack Lion Brand Yarn Bonbons in Beach, which comes with 8 mini skeins. – You need less than a skein of white and yellow to complete the ornament.
size US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles
sewing needle & thread
1 white pipe cleaner
Abbreviations & Terms
CO – cast on
sts – stitches
provisional cast on – a cast on that gives you access to your stitches later in your project. Here’s a tutorial.
RS – right side
sl 1 wyif – slip 1 st purlwise with yarn in front
k – knit
WS – wrong side
p – purl
rep – repeat
kitchener stitch – aka grafting, this is a technique for joining ends with a seamless appearance. Here’s a tutorial.
rnd – round
k2tog – knit 2 sts together
ssk – slip one as if to k, slip one as if to p, k both sts together
(X sts) – X indicates the number of sts that are now in the row
Gauge & dimensions: 22 sts & 28 rows over 4 inches, knit in stockinette stitch. Finished ornament measures approx. 3.25″ tall.