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Gnome Tea Cosy and Toy Gnome

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Gnome Tea Cosy and Toy Gnome
Gnome Tea Cosy and Toy Gnome
Gnome Tea Cosy and Toy Gnome
Gnome Tea Cosy and Toy Gnome
Gnome Tea Cosy and Toy Gnome
Gnome Tea Cosy and Toy Gnome

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increases, decreases

Pattern Description:

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This is multipurpose gnome: he can be a tea cosy (the gnome who snuck inside for his tea break) OR you can make him as a toy 38 cm tall (mine is keen on indoor pot plants, having his very own watering can).
Pattern has instructions for a spade, mug of tea, flower in a pot and a watering can - use whatever combination suits you.

Uses your choice of 8 ply/DK yarn and some eyelash or feathers type yarn for the beard.
This pdf download pattern has instructions for how to make i-cords.
There are lots of pictures to go with the detailed instructions.

Gauge:

15 sts, 21 rows to 10 cm in stocking stitch on 5.5
mm (US 9) needles, using DOUBLED 8 ply/DK yarn

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Tea cosy fits pot of 46 cms circumference
  • Toy is 38 cms tall

Materials:

  • DK/8 ply yarn, mixed colours

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 pair 5.5 (US 9) mm and 1 pair 4.5 mm (US 7) needles
  • 2 x 3.5 mm (US 4) double-pointed needles
  • dacron toy filling
  • tapestry needle and safety pins
pdf Digital Download

$5.00

Intermediate
Knitting
Home Decor
Kitchen Accessory
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