- Yarn: Dazzle 8ply in colours for hat, dress, stockings, skin,
- needles: 3mm double pointed needles
- small amount of stuffing, sewing up needle
- k – knit
- kfb – knit front and back into the stitch to increase
- rnd – round
- sts – stitches
- k2tog – knit 2 stitches together
- (….) repeats
Cast on 4sts in stockings colour and work Icord for 20 cms
Break yarn and sew end though stitches and gather. Sew in ends and tie knots either end of the Icord to form the feet
Cast on 32sts in the dress colour, join in the round. Leave a long end.
Rnd 1 Purl
Rnd 2 – 8 knit
Rnd 9 ( k6, k2tog) repeat around, decrease of 4 Sts (28sts)
Rnd 10 – 16 knit
Rnd 17 (k5, k2tog) repeat around (24sts)
Knit until dress measures 8cms from cast on change to skin colour leaving a long tail of the dress yarn.
Knit 10 rounds in skin color, change to hat colour.
Rnd 1 – knit
Rnd 2 purl
Rnd 3 &4 knit
Rnd 5 (k4, k2tog) repeat around (20sts)
Rnd 6, 7 and 8 knit
Rnd 9 (k3, k2tog) repeat around (16sts)
Rnd 10, 11 and 12 knit
Round 13 (k2, k2tog) repeat around (12sts)
Rnd 14 &15 knit
Rnd 16 (k1, k2tog) repeat around (8sts)
Rnd 17 and 18 knit
Rnd 19 (k2tog) around (4sts)
Rnd 20 knit
Break yarn and thread though stitches to secure. Sew in end.
Stuff hat and head, using a running stitch and long end left of dress yarn gather neck and secure.
Sew across base of body catching in the Icord folded in half to create the two legs.
Sew through body at sides to form arms
Pick up and knit the purl bumps on hat, with point of hat towards you.
Rnd 1, (k1 kfb) around
Rnd 2 knit
Rnd 3 (k2, kfb) around
Cast off the brim. Sew in ends
Add 3 lengths of yarn doubled using a crochet hook to create hair
Embroider face. Add eyes in black and stitch nose in skin colour.