Willow the WIP gnome

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Willow the WIP gnome Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic skills, a small amout of short rows are used in the knees, but instructions on how to do these are simply explained in the pattern

Pattern Description:

Willow is a Helping hand Gnome. No time to finish that knitting project you were working on? Well talk nicely to Willow and when you wake up in the morning she will have finished it for you :o)

Willow sits 11 inches high from boots to tip of her hat.

Knitted flat on 3mm needles and using DK yarn, this useful little gnome is a must for every knitter that has unfinished project hidden away around the house. :O)
She is a fun, easy knit from a clearly written pattern with many photos to help you along the way.
You will need to do a few short rows on the legs to form the bend in the knees but this is very simple and clearly explained.

Materials needed
DK yarns in the following colours (or colours of your choice)
Flesh = less than 20g
Moss green = less than 40g
Cream = less than 20g
Peach = less than 20g
Rust = scrap
Blue = scrap
Orange = scrap
Medium brown = scrap
Light grey = scrap
3mm needles
Thin wire for glasses (optional)
2 x 5mm black beads for eyes (optional)
Pair wooden cocktail sticks
2 x white (or coloured) bead for needle ends


Not very important as long as you are constant. For Guidance I knitted at 7st and 11 rows to the inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11 inches hugh seated


  • Please see main description for materials

About Designer

About Designer

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I am an independent designer of knitted toys. I have been designing since 2009.
I love to design the unusual, fantasy creatures and long forgotten children's toys are also a favourite.
I have spent a lifetime of crafting, from painting and sketching through to running my own ceramic studio, I am never without a project of some kind or another on the go - and quite often more than a couple at ...

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