You can make these knitted Christmas trees in an afternoon!
- DK yarn in colours of your choice (we used Elle Premier Natural Cotton in grey, denim and light blue)
- 4mm knitting needles
- sewing needle
- small amount of batting
You’ll need 2 triangles and a stem for each tree.
FOR THE TREE
Cast on 18 sts.
Row 1: Knit (RS)
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: K1. ssk. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1
Row 4: Purl
Rep rows 1-4 until you have 4 sts.
Next row: ssk. K2tog
Final row: P2tog
Break yarn, pull through loop and fasten securely.
FOR THE STEM
Cast on 5 sts. Knit 12 rows garter stitch.
TO MAKE UP
- Sew the triangles together along the sides.
- Stuff the tree slightly with batting.
- Fold the stem in half and sew in place onto the bottom of the tree.
Magazine issue date: December, 2016