Skill level: intermediate
1 pack Lion Brand Yarn Bonbons in Beach, which comes with 8 mini skeins. – You need less than a skein of white and green to complete the ornament.
size US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles – double pointed or long circulars
sewing needle & thread
Abbreviations & Terms
CO – cast on
sts – stitches
Clr A – Color A (green in the photos)
Judy’s Magic Cast On – a cast on that allows you to easily cast on a small amount of sts in the rnd. Here’s a tutorial.
k – knit
rep from *- repeat the instructions following the asterisk as directed
M1R – make 1 right. Here’s a tutorial.
M1L – make 1 left. Here’s a tutorial.
(X sts) – X indicates the number of sts that are now in the rnd
rep – repeat
Clr B – Color B (white in the photos)
sl – slip
afterthought heel – A method for knitting a sock heel. Here’s a tutorial.
Clr C – Color C (scrap yarn; not pictured in photos)
ssk – slip one as if to k, slip one as if to p, k both sts together through the back loop
k2tog – knit 2 sts together
Gauge & dimensions: 22 sts & 28 rnds over 4 inches, knit in stockinette stitch. Finished ornament measures approx. 3″ tall & 3″ wide.