Skill level: easy
1 pack Lion Brand Yarn Bonbons in Beach, which comes with 8 mini skeins. – You need 1 skein of blue to complete the ornament.
size US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles
stitch holder or scrap yarn
sewing needle & thread
Abbreviations & Terms
CO – cast on
sts – stitches
WS – wrong side
p – purl
RS – right side
k – knit
M1R – make 1 right-leaning stitch. Here’s a tutorial.
M1L – make 1 left-leaning stitch. Here’s a tutorial.
(X sts) – X indicates the number of sts that will now be on your needle
rep – repeat
ssk – slip one st as if to knit, slip one as if to purl, k2 sts together through the back loop
k2tog – knit 2 sts together
BO – bind off
mattress stitch – A seaming technique for joining knit pieces. Here’s a tutorial.
Gauge & dimensions: 22 sts & 28 rows over 4 inches, knit in stockinette stitch. Finished ornament measures approx. 3.5” tall and 3.75” wide.