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Folksy Tree Trims

from Knitti Politi
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Folksy Tree Trims
Folksy Tree Trims
Folksy Tree Trims
Folksy Tree Trims

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic decreases, cast on to existing rows, sew up.

Pattern Description:

Decorate your tree with mini trees!

Easy-to-knit hanging ornaments, made from simple shaped pieces that are worked flat and sewn together. There is no need to worry about neat sewing in this pattern; the tree is sewn together using large contrasting stitches that are quick to work and are a visible folk-style design feature! Finished off with a little knitted hanging loop.

DK weight yarn in three colours, approximately 10 metres (11 yards) of each.
Finished size (excluding hanging loop): Width: 9 cm (3 1/2 inches), height: 11 cm (4 1/4 inches).

Pattern also contains useful tips, and some ideas for customising the decorations.

Tested by: Heather Friedrich Windle


6 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch in stockinette stitch on 3.25 mm needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size of tree excluding loop: Width: 9 cm (3 1/2 inches), height: 11 cm (4 1/4 inches)


  • 3.25 mm needles
  • 3.00 mm needles
  • Large eyed sewing needle
  • Small amounts of DK weight yarn
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