Skill level: easy
1 pack Lion Brand Yarn Bonbons in Beach, which comes with 8 mini skeins. – You need less than a skein of red and white to complete the ornament.
size US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles
sewing needle & thread
1 red or white pipe cleaner
Abbreviations & Terms
CO – cast on
sts – stitches
Clr A – color A (white)
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
Clr B – color B (red)
rep from * – repeat the instructions following the asterisk as directed
WS – wrong side
kitchener stitch – a seaming technique used to graft live sts together. Here is a tutorial.
Gauge & dimensions: 22 sts & 28 rows over 4 inches, knit in stockinette stitch. Finished ornament measures 5.5 inches from tip to tip before bending into candy cane shape.