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Sirdar Noah's Ark Knit-Along Part 6 - Tilly & Tommy Tigers!

MEASUREMENTS 
Height 21cm, (8¼in) approximately when sitting down. 
MATERIALS 
F039 Sirdar Cotton DK Yarn (A) shade 508 or 515 F039 Cotton DK (B) shade 507 or 520 F039 Cotton DK (C) shade 500 1 
Pair of 3¼mm (UK10 – USA3) Knitting Needles
ABBREVIATIONS 
mm millimetres, cm centimetres, in inches, DK double knitting, M main, C contrast, inc increase, k knit, p purl, psso pass slipped stitch over, rep repeat, rem remaining, rs right side, s1 slip one stitch knitways, st(s) stitch(es), tog together, tbl through back of loop M1 – make one stitch. Pick up loop between last and next stitch and work into the back of this loop. st-st (stocking stitch) 1st Row. Knit. 2nd Row. Purl. Repeat these 2 rows.
Stripe sequence. 2 rows A and 2 rows B throughout Back and Front. 
Intarsia Method. When working with different balls of yarn the colour to be used should be twisted round the colour just used to link the colours together and avoid holes.
FRONT 
** Using A cast on 10 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in every st to last st, k1. 19 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Working in stripe sequence as above proceed as follows:- 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last 2 sts, inc in next st, k1. 21 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Rep last 2 rows twice more. 25 sts. ** 
Next Row. K11, m1, k3, m1, k11. 27 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Work 2 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K11, m1, k5, m1, k11. 29 sts. 
Next Row. Purl.
Work 2 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K11, m1, k7, m1, k11. 31 sts. Work 3 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K2tog, k9, k2togtbl, k5, k2tog, k9, k2tog. 27 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K10, k2togtbl, k3, k2tog, k10. 25 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K10, k2togtbl, k1, k2tog, k10. 23 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K2tog, k8, s1, k2tog, psso, k8, k2tog. 19 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Work 12 rows in st-st. *** 
Next Row. (K2tog) 4 times, k3, (k2tog) 4 times. 11 sts. Work 3 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, (inc in next st) 3 times, k2, (inc in next st) 4 times, k1. 19 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, purl to last 2 sts, inc in next st, p1. 21 sts 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last 2 sts, inc in next st, k1. 23 sts.
Next Row. Purl. Rep last 2 rows twice more. 27 sts. Work 8 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K7, k2togtbl, k9, k2tog, k7. 25 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K2tog, k5, k2togtbl, k7, k2tog k5, k2tog. 21 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K2tog, k4, k2togtbl, k5, k2tog, k4, k2tog. 17 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K2tog, k3, k2togtbl, k3, k2tog, k3, k2tog. 13 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 3 times, k1, (k2tog) 3 times. 7 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Break off yarn and thread through rem sts. *** 
BACK 
Work from ** to ** of Front. Work 12 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 23 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Work 4 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 21 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Work 4 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 19 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Work 6 rows in st-st. Work from *** to *** of Front to complete. 
MAKE UP 
Join side edges of head to neck and stuff. Continue to sew side edges of body and stuff as you work along to cast on edge. Close cast on edge with a running stitch. 
MUZZLE 
(Worked in the Intarsia method) Using B cast on 11 sts.
Work 6 rows in st-st. 
Cast on 4 sts at end of next 2 rows. 19 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st , knit to last st, inc in last st. 21 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Join in C to work nose continue as follows:- 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit 9B, 1C, 9B, inc in last st. 23 sts. 
Next Row. Purl 10B, 3C, 10B. 
Next Row. Knit 9B, 5C, 9B. 
Next Row. Purl 9B, 5C, 9B. 
Next Row. Knit 8B, 7C, 8B. 
Next Row. Cast off 8 sts in B purlways break off B yarn and fasten off. 
Continuing along same row in C inc in 1st st, p5B, inc in next st, cast off rem 8 sts purlways, in B. Break off B yarn thread yarn through last st and fasten off. 
Work on rem 9 sts for central nose section as follows:- 
With rs facing, join in A and work 2 rows in st-st. 
Using C work 2 rows in st-st. Using A work 2 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. Using C, inc in 1st st, k7, inc in last st. 11sts. 
Next Row. Using C purl. Work a further 2 rows in st-st using A. Cast off in A. 
MAKE UP 
Join 4 cast on sts to side edges of first 6 rows. Join 8 cast off sts to side edge of central nose section. Stuff. 
EARS 
(Both Alike) Using B cast on 18 sts. Work 4 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 9 times. 9 sts. 
Next Row. (P2tog) twice, p1, (p2tog) twice. 5 sts. 
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts.
MAKE UP 
Fold ear in half and sew side edges of ear together. 
ARMS 
(Both Alike) Using A cast on 12 sts. Work 34 rows in st-st. 
Change to C for hand and proceed as follows:- 
Next Row. (K2, m1) 5 times, k2. 17 sts. Work 5 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 4 times, k1, (k2tog) 4 times. 9 sts. 
Next Row. (P2tog) twice, p1, (p2tog) twice. 5 sts. Break off yarn and thread through rem sts. 
MAKE UP
 Sew side edges of hand and stuff. Continue to sew side edges of arm and stuff as you work along to cast on edge and close. 
LEGS 
(Both Alike) Using C cast on 10 sts. Next Row. Inc in every st to last st, k1. 19 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K8 (inc in next st) 3 times, k8. 22 sts. Work 3 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K6, (k2tog) 5 times, k6. 17 sts.
Next Row. P6, (p2tog) 3 times, p5. 14 sts. 
Next Row. K5, (k2tog) twice, k5. 12 sts. Using B, purl. 
Using B work in st-st until leg measures 15cm, (6in). 
Cast off.
MAKE UP 
Slip stitch sole of foot together. Join side edges of foot and stuff. Continue to sew side edges of leg together for a further 6cm, (2½in), leave 1cm, (¼in), without stuffing (knee) then continue to join and stuff leg to cast off edge. Work straight stitches in C through the ‘empty’ knee section to give the leg a bend. 
TAIL 
Using C cast on 8 sts. 
Work 2 rows in st-st. 
Using A work 2 rows in st-st. 
Rep last 4 rows 9 times more. 
Cast off. 
MAKE UP 
Let the tail naturally curl inwards and sew together at this point. No stuffing will be required. Make a tassel and sew to cast off edge. 
FINAL MAKE UP 
Sew Ears and Muzzle to head as illustrated. Sew arms to neck edge. Sew legs to each side of cast on edge of body one stripe up. Sew tail to back of tiger to give him balance. Using C work French knots for eyes, work a straight stitch to each side of the knot. Embroider mouth and whiskers underneath nose as illustrated. Cut a few lengths of yarn to make the tuft and sew centrally to top of head.
We hope you have enjoyed knitting our favourite animals from the Ark and would love to see your finished set!
Bye for now,
Vicki x
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Sirdar Noah's Ark Knit-Along Part 5 - Hatty & Hector Hippo!

MEASUREMENT To centre Back 12.5cm (5in) 
MATERIALS 
F071 Snuggly Baby Bamboo shades 158 (A), 148 (B), 170 (C) 1 50g ball each 
or shades 159 (A), 109 (B), 155 (C) 1 50g ball each 
1 Pair of 3¼mm (UK10 – USA3) Knitting Needles
ABBREVIATIONS 
Beg beginning, cm centimetres, mm millimetres, in inches, k knit, p purl, inc increase, rem remain, rep repeat, st(s) stitch(es), tbl through back of loop, tog together. M1 make 1 stitch - pick up loop between last and next stitch and work into the back of this loop. st-st (stocking stitch) 1st Row. Knit. 2nd Row. Purl. Rep last 2 rows.
BODY 
(Worked in 1 piece commencing from back end) Using A cast on 26 sts. 
Working in st-st (throughout) and stripe sequence of 4 rows A, 4 rows B and 4 rows C. 
Proceed as follows:- 
Next Row. Knit. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. (K2, m1) 5 times, k6, (m1, k2) 5 times. 36 sts. 
Next Row. Purl.
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, k16, m1, k2, m1, k15, inc in next st, k1. 40 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last 2 sts, inc in next st, k1. 42 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K20, m1, k2, m1, k20. 44 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K4, (m1, k1) 4 times, k13, m1, k2, m1, k14, (m1, k1) 4 times, k3. 54 sts.
Next Row. Purl. 
Work 16 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. K24, k2tog, k2, k2togtbl, k24. 52 sts. 
Work 3 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. K4, (k2tog) 4 times, k11, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k11, (k2tog) 4 times, k4. 42 sts. 
Work 3 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. K18, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k18. 40 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 38 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K2tog, k14, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k14, k2tog. 34 sts. 
Next Row. P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, p2tog. 32 sts. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 30 sts. 
Next Row. P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, p2tog. 28 sts. 
Next Row. K2tog, k9, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k9, k2tog. 24 sts. 
Next Row. P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, p2tog. 22 sts. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 11 times. 11sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 5 times, k1. 6 sts. 
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off.
MAKE UP 
Sew side edges of body together working towards the cast on edge and stuffing as you work along. Fold cast on edge in half and close.
HEAD 
Using B, working in st-st (throughout), cast on 16 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. Inc in every st to last st, k1. 31 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K5, (m1, k1) 5 times, k12, (m1, k1) 5 times, k4. 41 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Work 12 rows in st-st. Break off B and join in A. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 20 times, k1. 21 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Break off A and join in C. Work 6 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K2, (m1, k1) 6 times, k5, (k1, m1) 6 times, k2. 33 sts.
Work 6 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K1, (k2tog) 16 times. 17 sts. 
Next Row. P1, (p2tog) 8 times. 9 sts. 
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off.
MAKE UP 
Sew side edges of head together working towards the cast on edge and stuffing as you work along. Place seam central to cast on sts and close.
LEGS (Make 4) 
Using C, cast on 18 sts. 
Beg with a knit row, work 4 rows in st-st. 
Break off C and join in B. 
Work 6 rows in st-st. 
Break off B and join in A. 
Work 4 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. * K3, m1, rep from * to last 3 sts, k3. 23 sts. 
Next Row. Knit. 
Next Row. K1, (k2tog) 11 times. 12 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 6 times. 6 sts. 
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off.
EARS (Make 2) 
Using B cast on 7sts. 
Beg with a knit row, work 4 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K2tog, k3tog, k2tog. 3 sts. 
Next Row. P3tog. 
Fasten off.
FINAL MAKE UP 
Sew head to gathered end of body placing head slightly to one side. 
Sew ears to top of head as illustrated. Using grey work French knot for eyes with a straight stitch to either side of the knot. Work 2 straight stitches for the nostrils as illustrated. Cut 8 lengths of A yarn 30cm, (11¾in) long to make a twisted cord tail. Make a knot at the end and cut straight. Fasten to top of cast on edge of Back. Cut 8 lengths of yarn 10cm, (4in) long and fasten together, sewing to centre of head to form tuft. Trim to allow 2cm, (¾in).
As always, please share your finished makes with us!
Bye for now,
Vicki x
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Free Christmas Baubles Crochet Pattern from Sirdar

Hello,
If you love Christmas, you are going to love today's free crochet pattern. Sirdar have just released this free leaflet showing you how to make your own Christmas Baubles to decorate your tree this year.
The design is quite simple to make and very pretty. Sirdar have designed the pattern to be made in Sirdar Soukie Yarn, which is the perfect choice for Christmas because this yarn is decorated with sequins. Those sequins will really sparkle and catch the light on your tree.
As you can see from the picture below, Sirdar have made theirs up in a variety of colours and you can pick your own to tie in with your chosen colour theme this Christmas - will it be traditional or quirky? I also like the idea of making these baubles in one solid colour to create a bold statement on your tree.
You will need;
A 3.5mm crochet hook
1-4 colours of Sirdar Soukie Yarn (or an equivalent Double Knitting yarn)
An 80mm Polystyrene Ball for each bauble you make
20cm of Ribbon for each bauble you make (go as fancy as you like!)
Here's the pattern instructions;
If you decide to make any of these, please dont forget to share pictures of your makes with us on our social media pages!
Bye for now,
Vicki x
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Sirdar Noah's Ark Knit Along Part 4 - Zebras!

MEASUREMENTS 
Height (approximately) 18cm, (7in) Sitting down 
MATERIALS 
F039 Sirdar Cotton DK, White 501 (M), Black 500 (C) 1 100g ball 
Shade 520 for hooves of both Zebras 1 100g ball 
Pink Zebra shades 509 (M) and 528 (C) 1 100g ball 
1 pair 3¼mm (UK10 - USA3) Knitting Needles
ABBREVIATIONS
mm millimetres, cm centimetres, in inch(es), g grammes, k knit, M main, beg beginning, C contrast, p purl, inc increase(ing), rem remain(ing), rep repeat, st(s) stitch(es), Tbl through back of loop, tog together, DK double knitting. St-st stocking stitch. 1st Row. Knit. 2nd Row. Purl. Rep these 2 rows
ZANY ZEBRAS 
FRONT/BACK (BOTH ALIKE) 
BODY 
Using M, cast on 24 sts. 
Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:- 
Using M, work 4 rows. 
Using C, work 4 rows. 
Rep last 8 rows once more. 
Using M work 4 rows.
Using C, k2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 22 sts. 
Using C, purl. Using M, work 2 rows. 
Using C, k2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 20 sts. 
Using C, purl. 
Rep last 4 rows once more. 18 sts 
Using M work 2 rows. 
Using C, Knit. 
Using M, work 3 rows.
 Using M, (k2tog) 9 times. 9 sts 
Using M, work 3 rows. 
Cast off. 
MAKE UP 
Join side edges of Back and Front and stuff. 
HEAD 
Using M, cast on 14 sts. 
Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:- 
Next Row. Inc in every st to last st, k1. 27 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. Knit. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. (K1, inc in next st) 13 times, k1. 40 sts. 
Work 3 rows in st-st.
Using C, work 2 rows. 
Using M, work 2 rows. 
Using C, work 2 rows. 
Using M, work 4 rows.
Next Row. (K1, k2tog) 13 times, k1. 27 sts. 
Work 3 rows . 
Using C, work 8 rows. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 6 times, k3tog, (k2tog) 6 times. 13 sts.
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts
MAKE UP 
Join side edges of head together and stuff
EARS (Make 2) 
Using C, cast on 10 sts. 
Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:- 
Work 8 rows. 
1st Row. K2tog, knit to last 2sts, k2tog. 8 sts. 
2nd Row. Purl. Rep last 2 rows once more. 6 sts. 
Rep 1st row once more. 4 sts. 
Next Row. (P2tog) twice. 2 sts.
Next Row. K2tog and fasten off. 
MAKE UP 
Join side edges of first 8 rows together. 
ARMS (Make 2) 
Using M, cast on 12 sts. 
Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:- 
Work 18 rows. 
Using C, work 2 rows 
Using M, work 2 rows. 
Rep last 4 rows twice more. 
Work hand as follows:- 
Change to light grey. 
Work 6 rows. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 6 times. 6 sts. 
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts. 
MAKE UP 
Sew side edges of hand and stuff, continue to sew side edges of arm, stuffing as you work along the seam. 
BASE 
Using M, cast on 18 sts. 
Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:- 
Next Row. Knit. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, purl to last st, inc in next st. 20 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last st, inc in next st. 22 sts. 
Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2sts, k2tog. 20 sts. 
Next Row. P2tog, purl to last 2sts, p2tog. 18 sts. 
Cast off. 
LEGS (Make 2) 
Using light grey cast on 14 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last st, inc in next st. 16 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, purl to last st, inc in next st. 18 sts 
Next Row. K7, (inc in next st) 4 times, k7. 22 sts. 
Next Row. Knit. 
Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:- 
1st Row. K8, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k8. 20 sts. 
2nd and Every Alternate Row. Purl. 
3rd Row. K7, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog k7. 18 sts. 
5th Row. K6, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k6. 16 sts. 
7th Row. K5, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k5. 14 sts. 
8th Row. P4, p2tog, p2, p2togtbl, p4. 12 sts. 
Break off light grey and join in M. 
Work 2 rows. 
Using C, work 2 rows. 
Rep last 4 rows twice more. 
Using M only, work 22 rows. 
Cast off
MAKE UP 
Sew sole of foot together to knit ridge row. 
Continue to sew side edges of hoof and stuff. 
Sew side edges of leg stuffing as you work along the seam. 
Final Make Up 
Sew base to cast on edges of Back and Front inserting legs to body front and sewing through. 
Sew head to neck edge of body. 
Sew ears to each side of back head. 
Embroider eyes working a centre French knot with a straight stitch to each side of the knot. 
Embroider nostrils as shown. 
Sew arms to neck edge of body. 
Cut 8 lengths of light grey yarn 40cm long to make a twisted cord tail, Make a knot leaving a 3cm fringe and cut across straight. 
Fasten to lower back of Zebra. 
Cut 8 lengths of yarn 10cm long and fasten together, sewing to centre of head, to form head tuft.
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Sirdar Noah's Ark Knit Along Part 3 - Giraffes!

MEASUREMENTS 
Sitting down to top of head 23cm (9in) approximately
MATERIALS
F039 Cotton DK 507 (M) 505 (C) or 504 (M) 508 (C)1 100g ball each 
1 Pair of 3¼mm (USA3) Knitting Needles 
Small amount of black DK for eyes and nostrils 
ABBREVIATIONS
cm centimetres, mm millimetres, in inch(es), DK double knitting, M main, C contrast, g grammes, k knit, p purl, inc increase(ing), rem remain(ing), 
rep repeat, st(s) stitch(es), tog together, tbl through back of loop. st-st (Stocking Stitch) 1st Row. Knit. 2nd Row. Purl. Rep these 2 rows. 
M1 – Make 1 stitch. Pick up loop between last and next stitch and work into the back of this loop

BODY 

Back and Front (Both alike) 
Using M cast on 30 sts. Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:- 
* Work 8 rows. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2sts, k2tog. 28 sts. 
Rep from * once more. 26 sts. Work 5 rows without shaping. Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 24 sts. Rep last 6 rows 7 times more. 10 sts. Work 3 rows without shaping. 
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off. MAKE UP Using C, Swiss embroider random spots as chart. Join side edges of Back and Front and stuff.
MAKE UP 
Using C, Swiss embroider random spots as chart. Join side edges of Back and Front and stuff
HEAD 
Using M cast on 14 sts. Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:- 
Next Row. Inc in every st to last st, k1. 27 sts. Work 3 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. (K1, inc in next st) 13 times, k1. 40 sts. Work 5 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. K2, (k2tog, k3) 7 times, k2tog, k1. 32 sts. Work 3 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. K1, (k2tog, k2) 7 times, k2tog, k1. 24 sts. Work 5 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. K3, (k2tog, k1) 6 times, k3. 18 sts. Next Row. Purl. Change to C, Next Row. K3, * m1, k2, rep from * to last 3 sts, k3. 24 sts. 
Work 7 rows without shaping
Next Row. (K2tog) 12 times. 12 sts. 
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off.
MAKE UP 
Sew side edges of head together stuffing as you work along. Close cast on stitches at back of head
LEGS 
(Make 2) Using C cast on 14 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last st, inc in next st. 16 sts.
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, purl to last st, inc in next st. 18 sts. 
Next Row. K7, (inc in next st) 4 times, k7. 22 sts. 
Next Row. Knit. 
1st Row. K8, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k8. 20 sts. 
2nd and Every Alternate Row. Purl. 
3rd Row. K7, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k7. 18 sts. 
5th Row. K6, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k6. 16 sts. 
7th Row. K5, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k5. 14 sts. 
8th Row. Purl.
Change to M. 
Work 18 rows in st-st. 
Proceed with knee shaping as follows:- 
Next Row. K4, (m1, k1) 6 times, m1, k4. 21 sts. Beg with a purl row work 5 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. K4, (k2tog) 7 times, k3. 14 sts. Beg with a purl row, work 23 rows in st-st. 
Cast off. 
MAKE UP 
Sew base of hoof and side edges of leg together, stuffing as you work along. 
Roll a round piece of stuffing to give the knee section definition. 
EARS 
(Make 2) Using M cast on 20 sts. 
Work 6 rows in st-st. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 10 times. 10 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 5 times. 5 sts. 
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off. 
MAKE UP 
Fold ear in half and sew side edges together. 
HORNS 
(Make 2) Using C cast on 7 sts. 
Work 4 rows in st-st.
 Next Row. (K1, m1) 6 times, k1. 13 sts. 
Next Row. (P2tog) 6 times, p1. 7 sts. 
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off. 
MAKE UP 
Roll side edges of work to form horn shape and sew in place to keep the shape firm. 
ARMS
(Make 2) Using M cast on 12 sts. 
Working in st-st (throughout) work 38 rows. 
Change to C. 
Work 6 rows.
 Next Row. (K2tog) 6 times. 6 sts. 
Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off. 
MAKE UP 
Sew side edges of arm together stuffing as you work along. 
BASE 
Using M cast on 16 sts.
 Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last st, inc in last st. 18 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last st, inc in last st. 20 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, purl to last st, inc in last st. 22 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last st, inc in last st. 24 sts. 
Beg with a purl row work 6 rows without shaping in st-st. 
Next Row. P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, p2tog. 22 sts. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 20 sts. 
Next Row. P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, p2tog. 18 sts. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 16 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Cast off. 
FINAL MAKE UP 
Sew base to cast on edges of Back and Front placing legs to front cast off edge of base.
 Sew head firmly to gathered neck edge. 
Sew arms 6cm down from neck. 
Sew horns to centre back of head just above back head seam. 
Fold ears in half at cast on edge to form a pleat, sew ears 1cm forward of horns and to side edges of head. 
Using colour of your choice embroider eyes working a French knot with a straight stitch to the top and bottom of the knot. 
Make 2 small straight stitches in the nose section to indicate nostrils. 
Cut 8 lengths of M 40cm long to make a twisted cord tail. 
Make a knot leaving a 3cm fringe and cut across straight. 
Sew tail to centre back, 1cm up from base seam
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Stylecraft Halloween Cosies Free Knitting Pattern

After casting off, one stitch will remain on the right hand needle which is not included in the instructions that follow.
ABBREVIATIONS
St-st (Stocking Stitch) 
Row 1: Knit. 
Row 2: Purl. 
Rep these two rows 
K2tog – knit two sts together. 
K3tog – Knit 3 sts together
 
Ghost 
You will need – 
1 pair of 4mm (UK 8, US 6) needles, Large sewing needle and 1 ball each of Stylecraft Special DK in Black and Cream. 2 buttons. 
Tension 22sts X 30rows on 4mm needles 
Instructions 
Using 4mm needles and cream cast on 46sts. 
Next row (RS): Knit. Rep last row 5 times more (6 rows in total) Cont in st-st for 20 rows. 
Next row: Knit. Rep last row 5 times more (6 rows in total) Cast off loosely. 
Button loops - Using a crochet hook make a chain to length needed. 
Tie off and secure. Sew up seam. 
Make up 
Using photographs as a guide, using correct coloured yarns doubled up embroider features on cosy. 
Sew on buttons and button loops.
 
Cat 
You will need – 
1 pair of  4mm (UK 8, US 6) needles, Large sewing needle and 1 ball each of Stylecraft Special DK in Black, Lime, Fondant and Cream. 2 buttons. 
Tension 22sts X 30rows on 4mm needles. 
Instructions
Using Black, Knit as for Ghost. 
Cat ears Using 4mm needles , cast on 10sts. 
Next row: Knit. 
Next row: K4, K2tog, K4. 
Cont to Knit, dec 1 st in middle of work until 1 st rem. 
Secure last st. Sew up seam. 
Make up 
As ghost.
 
Monster 
You will need – 
1 pair of  4mm (UK 8, US 6) needles, Large sewing needle and 1 ball of each Stylecraft Special DK in Black, Lime and cream. 
Main yarn (MS) – Lime 
Contrast yarn (CS) – Black 
Tension 22sts X 30rows on 4mm needles 
Instructions 
Using 4mm needles and M yarn, cast on 46sts. 
Next Row (RS): Knit. Rep last row 5 times more (6rows in total) Cont in st-st for 16 rows. 
Next row: K4 in CS, K6 in MS, K3 in CS, K4 in MS, K6 in CS, K4 in MS, K3 in CS, K6 in MS, K4 in CS, K3 in MS, K3 in CS. 
Next row: P3 in CS, P3 in MS, P4 in CS, P6 in MS, K3 in CS, P4 in MS, P6 in CS, P4 in MS, P3 in CS, P6 in MS, P4 in CS. 
Rep last 2 rows once more. Using CS yarn, knit one row. 
Rep last row 5 times more (6 rows in total) Cast off loosely. 
Button loops - Using a crochet hook make a chain to length needed. 
Tie off and secure.
Make up 
As ghost
 
Pumpkin 
You will need – 1 pair of  4mm (UK 8, US 6) needles, Large sewing needle and 1 ball each of Stylecraft Special DK in Spice and Black. 2 buttons. 
Tension 22sts X 30rows on 4mm needles. 
Instructions 
Using Spice, knit as for Ghost. 
Make up 
As ghost
 
Pumpkin Tea Pot Cosy (make 2) 
You will need – 1 pair of 4mm (UK 8, US 6) needles, Large sewing needle and 2 ball of Stylecraft Special Dk in Spice and 1 ball of Lime. 
Tension 22sts X 26 rows in patt on 4mm needles
 Instructions
Using 4mm needles, cast on 47 sts. 
Row 1: K1, *K2, P2; rep from * to last 2 sts, K2. 
Row 2: K1, P1 *P1, K2, P1; 
rep from * to last st, K1. Rep rows 1 & 2 until 45 rows are complete. 
Next row: P3tog, *K1, P3tog; rep from * to end. K1. 23sts. 
Next row: K2tog to last st. K1. 12sts. 
Thread yarn through rem sts and secure tightly.
 Leaf 
Using 4mm needles, cast on 2sts. 
Next row: K1, inc 1 st in middle of row K1. 
cont to knit every row inc 1 st in middle of work until 10sts. 
Next row: Knit. Next Row: K4, K2tog, K4. 
Cont to Knit, dec 1 st in middle of work until 3 st rem, K3tog. 
Secure last st. 
Stalk 
Using 4mm needles, cast on 3sts. 
Next row: Knit 
Next row: slip sts onto left hand needle and Knit.
 Rep last 2 rows 4 times more.
Cast off.
Make up 
Place both pieces together; sew side seams at the top and bottom leaving an appropriate gap for the spout and handle. 
Stitch leaves and stalk to gathered top edge.
 
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Sirdar Noah's Ark Knit Along Part 2 - Elephants!

It's that time again! Expand the menagerie with Pattern #2 of the Noah's Ark Sirdar Knit-a-long!
MEASUREMENT 
To centre Back 17cm (6¾in) 
MATERIALS
F071 Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK main shades 116 or 109 2 x 50g balls Oddments of shades 120 and 170 
1 Pair of 3¼mm Knitting Needles 
Small amount of black yarn for eyes.
ABBREVIATIONS 
cm centimetres, mm millimetres, in inches, M main, C contrast, k knit, p purl, inc increase, psso pass slipped stitch over, rem remain, rep repeat, sts stitches, s1 slip one stitch knitways, tbl through back of loop, tog together. M1 make 1 stitch - pick up loop between last and next stitch and work into the back of this loop. st-st stocking stitch -1st Row. Knit. 2nd Row. Purl. Rep these 2 rows.
BODY 
(Worked in 1 piece commencing from back end) 
Using M cast on 30 sts. 
Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:- 
Next Row. Knit. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K2, * m1, k2 rep from * to end. 44 sts. 
Next and Every Alternate Row. Purl. Next Row. Inc in 1 st st, k20, m1, k2, m1, k19, inc in next st, k1. 48 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last 2sts, inc in next st, k1. 50 sts. Next Row. Inc in 1st st, k23, m1, k2, m1, k22, inc in next st, k1. 54 sts. 
Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last 2 sts, inc in next st, k1. 56 sts. Work 13 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. K25, k2togtbl, k2, k2tog, k25. 54 sts. Work 3 rows without shaping. Rep last 4 rows 3 times more. 48 sts. Work 4 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 24 times. 24 sts. 
Next Row. (P2tog) 12 times. 12 sts. Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off. 
HEAD 
Using M cast on 25 sts. 
Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:- 
Next Row. K11, m1, k3, m1, k11. 27 sts.
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K11, m1, k5, m1, k11. 29 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K11, m1, k7, m1, k11. 31 sts. 
Next Row. Purl.
 Next Row. K11, m1, k9, m1, k11. 33 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K11, m1, k11, m1, k11. 35 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K11, m1, k13, m1, k11. 37 sts.
 Next Row. Purl. 
Next Row. K11, m1, k15, m1, k11. 39 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Work 8 rows without shaping, placing a marker at each end of last row. 
Next Row. K2tog, k16, s1, k2tog, psso, k16, k2tog. 35 sts. 
Next Row. P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, p2tog. 33 sts. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 31 sts. Rep last 2 rows 3 times more.19 sts. Work 7 rows without shaping. 
SHAPE TRUNK 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 17 sts. Work 5 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 15 sts. Work 3 rows without shaping. Break off M and join in C. Knit 2 rows. 
Next Row. (K2tog) 3 times, k3, (k2tog) 3 times. 11 sts. Next Row. P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, p2tog. 9 sts. Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off.
LEGS 
(Make 4) Using M cast on 16 sts. Work 22 rows in st-st. Break off M and join in C. Knit 2 rows. 
Next Row. K1, (k2tog) 7 times, k1. 9 sts. Next Row. Purl. Next Row. (K2tog) twice, k1, (k2tog) twice. 5 sts. Break off yarn and thread through rem sts and fasten off. 
EARS 
(Make 4 pieces) Using M cast on 12 sts. Next Row. Inc in each st to last st, k1. 23 sts. Work 7 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 21 sts. Work 3 rows without shaping. 
Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 19 sts. 
Next Row. Purl. Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 13 sts. Next Row. (K2tog) 3 times, k1, (k2tog) 3 times. 7 sts. Cast off purlways.
TO MAKE UP 
Working from given spot diagram (below), using C, randomly Swiss darn each SIRDAR piece with the spots. 
Join side edges and stuff Back working towards the cast on edge. Fold cast on edge in half and sew edges together. Join side edges of legs and stuff. 
Sew side edges of trunk and stuff to marker. Fold cast on edge at top of head in half, sew together and stuff. Place open end of head around gathered end of body and sew in place. Sew sides edges of 2 sections of ear, together leaving cast on edge open. 
Sew ears approximately 7 stitches back from head shaping, leaving a 2cm, (¾in) gap between ears. 
Using black yarn work a French knot with a straight stitch to each side for eyes. 
Cut 8 lengths of main yarn 40cm, (15¾in) long to make a twisted cord tail. Make a knot in tail leaving 3cm, 1¼in) fringe and cut across straight. Fasten to top of cast on edge of Back. Cut 8 lengths of yarn 10cm, (¾in) long and fasten together, sewing to centre of head to form tuft. Trim to about 2cm, (¾in)
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Sirdar Noah's Ark Knit Along Part 1 - Molly and Mickey Monkey!

Hi everyone!

Well, it's finally here...the first free pattern in the first ever knit-along by Sirdar. Your first free pattern in the series is the delightful 'Molly and Mickey Monkey' pattern.

Here's a list of the materials you will need;

F071 Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK main shade 170 1 50g ball and contrast shades 155 (limey) or 116 (lemonade) 1 50g ball

Oddments of cream (eye section) and black for embroidery (eyes, nose)

1 pair 3 1/4 mm Knitting Needles (UK10 – USA3)

Pipe cleaner

Stuffing

And without further ado, here's is your free pattern;

Measurement

Height (Approximately) 19cm (7 1/2 in) – sitting down

Abbreviations

Beg beginning, cm centimetres, mm millimetres, g grammes, in inches, inc increase, k knit, p purl, rem remaining, rep repeat, sts stitches, tbl through back of loop, tog together M main, C contrast.

M1 Make 1 stitch Pick up loop between last and next stitch and work into the back of this loop.

st-st Stocking stitch 1st row Knit 2nd Row Purl. Rep these 2 rows.

Intarsia Method

When working with different balls of yarn the colour to be used should be twisted round the colour just used to link the colours together and avoid holes.

FRONT

Body/Head

Using 3 1/4 mm needles and M cast on 10 sts.

** Next Row. K1, * inc in next st, rep from * to last st, k1. 18 sts.

Next Row. Purl.

Next Row. K8, m1, k2, m1, k8. 20 sts.

Next Row. Purl.

Next Row. K8, m1, k4, m1, k8. 22 sts.

Next Row. Purl.

Next Row. K8, m1, k6, m1, k8. 24 sts.

Next Row. Purl.**

Working the intarsia method proceed as follows for the tummy:-

1st Row. K9M, k6C, k9M.

2nd Row. P8M, p8C, p8M.

3rd Row. K7M, k10C, k7M.

4th Row. P6M, p12C, p6M.

5th Row. K4M, k16C, k4M.

6th Row. P4M, p16C, p4M.

7th Row. K3M, k18C, k3M.

8th Row. P3M, p18C, p3M.

Rep 7th and 8th rows twice more and 7th row once more.

14th Row. P4M, p16C, p4M.

15th Row. K1M, k2togtblM, k1M, k16C, k1M, k2togM, k1M. 22 sts.

16th Row. P4M, p14C, p4M.

17th Row. K5M, k12C, k5M.

18th Row. P6M, p10C, p6M.

19th Row. K6M, k10C, k6M.

20th Row. P8M, p6C, p8M.

*** Working in M only, proceed as follows:-

Next Row. K1, k2togtbl, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. 20 sts

Beg with a purl row work 5 rows in st-st.

Next Row. K1, k2togtbl, knit to last 3 sts k2tog, k1. 18 sts.

Beg with a purl row work 3 rows in st-st.

Next Row. (K2tog) 9 times. 9 sts.

Beg with a purl row work 3 rows in st-st.

Next Row. (K1, m1) 8 times, k1. 17 sts.

Beg with a purl row work 3 rows in st-st.

Next Row. Inc in 1st st knit to last 2 sts, inc in next st, k1. 19 sts.

Next Row. Purl.

Rep last 2 rows once more. 21 sts.***

Working the Intarsia method proceed as follows for the eye section:-

1st Row. Inc in 1st st, k4M, k1 cream, k9M, k1 cream, k3M, inc in next st, k1M. 23 sts.

2nd Row. P6M, p2 cream, p7M, p2 cream, p6M.

3rd Row. K6M, k11 cream, k6M.

4th Row. P6M, p11 cream, p6M.

Rep 3rd and 4th rows once more.

7th Row. K7M, k4 cream, k1M, k4 cream, k7M.

8th Row. P8M, p2 cream, p3M, p2 cream, p8M.

Working in M only work 4 rows in st-st.

Next Row. K2, (k2tog, k2)twice, k3tog, (k2tog, k2)twice, k2. 17 sts.

Next Row. Purl.

Next Row. (K2tog) 4 times, k1, (k2tog) 4 times. 9 sts.

Break yarn and thread through rem sts.

BACK

Body/Head

Using 3 1/4 mm needles and M (throughout) cast on 10 sts.

Work from ** to ** of Front.

Work 14 rows in st-st.

Next Row. K1, k2togtbl, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. 22 sts.

Beg with a purl row work 5 rows.

Work from *** to *** of Front.

Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last 2sts, inc in next st, k1. 23 sts.

Beg with a purl row work 11 rows in st-st.

Next Row. K2, (k2tog, k2)twice, k3tog, (k2tog, k2)twice, k2. 17 sts.

Next Row. Purl.

Next Row. (K2tog) 4 times, k1, (k2tog) 4 times. 9 sts.

Break yarn and thread through rem sts.

LEGS (Make 2)

Foot

Using 3 1/4 mm needles and M cast on 10sts.

Next Row. Purl.

Next Row. Inc in every st knitways, to last st, k1. 19 sts.

Next Row. Purl.

Next Row. K8, (inc in next st) 3 times, k8. 22 sts.

Next Row. Purl.

Next Row. K6, (k2tog) 5 times, k6. 17 sts.

Next Row. P6, (p2tog) 3 times, p5. 14 sts.

Next Row. K5, (k2tog) twice, k5. 12 sts.

Next Row. P5, p2tog, p5. 11 sts.

Leg

Working in stripe sequence of 2 rows in C and 2 rows in M, commencing with C work 18 stripes (9 contrast and 9 main).

Cast off in M.

Make Up

Sew side edges of foot and stuff lightly. Sew side edges of leg without stuffing.

Embroider 4 long stitches in M, around the foot, giving 3 separate sections for toes.

ARMS (Make 2)

Using 3 1/4 mm needles and M cast on 10sts.

Working in stripe sequence of 4 rows in M and 4 rows in C, proceed as follows:-

Work 9 stripes (5 main and 4 contrast).

Hand

Change to C and proceed as follows:-

K2, * inc in next st, rep from* to last st, k1.

Beg with a purl row work 3 rows in st-st.

Next Row. K6, cast off 5sts, k5. 12 sts.

Next Row. Purl across all sts.

Work 4 rows in st-st.

Next Row. (K2og) 6 times. 6 sts.

Break yarn and thread through rem sts.

Make Up

With rem sts fastened securely, sew side edges of hand and slip stitch the tiny thumb section. Stuff lightly. Sew remaining side edges of arm without stuffing.

NOSE

Using 3 1/4 mm needles and M cast on 26 sts.

Work 6 rows in st-st.

Next Row. K2tog to end. 13 sts.

Next Row. Purl.

Next Row. (K2tog) 3 times, k1, (k2tog) 3 times. 7 sts.

Break yarn and thread through rem sts.

Make Up

With rem sts fastened securely sew side edges

EARS (Make 2)

Using 3 1/4 mm needles and M cast on 18sts.

Working in st-st proceed as follows:-

Next Row. K6M, k6C, k6M.

Next Row. P6M, p6C, p6M.

Next Row. K7M, k4C, k7M.

Next Row. P7M, p4C, p7M.

Next Row. K8M, k2C, k8M

Next Row. Using M only, purl.

Next Row. (K2tog) 9 times. 9 sts.

Break off yarn and thread through rem sts.

Make up

With rem sts fastened securely, sew side edges.

TUFT

Using 3 1/4 mm needles cast on 7 sts.

Next Row cast off 6sts leaving last st on right hand needle.

* Place last st back onto left hand needle and cast on 6 sts.

Cast off 6 sts, leaving last st on right hand needle.

Rep from * once more.

Break off yarn and thread through rem stitch.

TAIL

Using 3 1/4 mm needles cast on 10 sts.

Work in st-st until tail measures 24cm (9 1/2 in), ending with a purl row.

Next Row. (K2tog) 5 times. 5 sts.

Break off yarn and thread through rem sts.

Make Up

With rem sts fastened securely sew side edges. If required enclose

a pipe cleaner, folded in half, to the inside of the tail, to give the tail permanent ‘curl’. Please use appropriate judgement for this.

TO COMPLETE

Sew side edges of head together and stuff firmly. Continue to sew side edges of body and stuff. Run a gathering thread around the cast on edge and close the opening. Sew nose to face placing in line with the eye section. Place ears, with contrast colour to the front, in line with the eyes and sew to the head seam line. Sew tuft to top of head over the gathered section. Using black yarn embroider eyes, in the centre of the eye section, with a French Knot in the centre and a straight stitch at each side of the knot. Using black again work ‘v’ for the nose as illustrated. Sew arms to neck section on the centre seam.

Sew legs to underneath body, to each side of the gathered section 2 1/2 cm apart. Sew tail to the back, which should now give the Monkey balance to sit.   

If you make Molly and Mickey the Monkey please share your creations with us on facebooktwitterpinterest or instagram!

I'l have the next pattern to share with you in 2 weeks time!

Bye for now,

Vicki x

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Noah's Ark - introducing the first knit-along by Sirdar!

The story of Noah’s Ark is one that has been passed on from generation to generation, and one that children and adults alike love! The people at Sirdar HQ love the story so much they have decided to create a fun six-part knit along featuring your favourite animals from the ark.
How adorable are these knitted toys...
Bestselling toy designer Sue Jobson has created six pairs of the most adorable animals you will ever see. Each one has been designed with the loveable character and charm that Sue Jobson is famous for.
Designed using a mixture of traditional and zingy colour combinations from two of our bestselling yarns, Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK and Sirdar Cotton DK, these toys are perfect for knitters of all ages and knitting abilities.
Tilly and Tommy Tiger, Hatty and Hector Hippo, Gerry and Georgie Giraffe, Molly and Mickey Monkey, Ellie and Eddie Elephant and Zoe and Zack Zebra are a great way to introduce children to knitting and would make fantastic Christmas presents!
If you would like to join in this Knit Along here is the materials list for all the yarns you will need for each character;
The first installment of this knit-along will be launched here on the blog on Friday 18th September with a new one following every two weeks, so be sure to check back!
I'm really looking forward to this!
Bye for now,
Vicki x
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Free Child's Bolero Knitting Pattern

Hi everyone!
How about making this lovely pink glittery bolero cardiagan for that special daughter/granddaughter in your life?
My Granddaughter Jess who is now 17 would have loved this when she was a little girl. I think she'd wear it now if it was big enough! 
King Cole tinsel yarn has been around for a couple of years now and last year they brought out the now infamous hedgehog pattern. This pattern was a huge success, I knit it in brown the only difference being I used safety eyes and a safety nose instead of embroidering them on.
The next pattern that was hugely successful is the owl pattern. Anne (who works in the Minerva Craft Centre) has knit the owl in white. She has written a blog post on this because she adapted the pattern by adding some wings and also crocheting the eyes instead of knitting them as the pattern suggests. This blog will be posted shortly giving these new additional instructions or we have some printed ones to give out in the Craft Centre upon request.
And now back to the bolero! I decided to knit this for display in the Minerva Craft Centre and chose pink because to my knowledge most little girls love pink. In my mind pink and glittery...well you couldn't get a better combination! King Cole Tinsel comes in a fantastic variety of colours including a good few that are new for this Christmas. Talking of Christmas and patterns, the new Christmas patterns this year are fabulous...check them out!
I chose to do the biggest size purely because this size would fit our dummy in the shop. The pattern is FREE and you may receive one in your yarn orders if you purchase from us in the near future because King Cole have kindly given us a huge pile of them to giveaway free. Likewise we have them in the Minerva Craft Centre for you to look at too. And we have also included a copy of it here in this blog post (at the bottom) so no-one misses out.
The pattern is really easy to follow and is quite straightforward. Tinsel is a lovely yarn to knit with, it flows through your fingers. Here is what it looks like knitted up, isn't that a fantastic texture and shine...
However beware!! It is really hard to count your rows. So it is a good idea to write your rows down as you knit them. This also helps when doing the fronts because you can just cross through them as you knit them. Alternatively you could use a row counter. The size you would need is for a 6mm needle. I don't see a major problem with recommending this pattern for beginners but definitely have a pen and paper handy. 
Would you believe this pattern took me just 6 evenings to knit and I enjoyed it immensely. I finished it off by sewing a pink button that actually says SELF-MADE on it. 
This range of Dill buttons is available in two sizes and a range of lovely colours, so no matter which colour of Tinsel yarn you choose, there will be a button to go with it.
The free pattern from King Cole also features some scarves and a snood, so why not get knitting these too? The snood takes just 2 balls and the scarves just 3 balls so you can make these for less than £5 and £7 each. Bargain! And what perfect Christmas presents they would make.
Here's your free pattern;
In case that's a bit hard to read we have split it up and made the pattern larger for you below;
Well that's all for now. I hope you enjoy this free pattern and that we get to see some pictures of what you make with it. Don't be shy...share them with us!
I'll be back soon! Bye for now,
Annette xx

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