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KNITTED TREES  

The ones in the picture use two strands of double knit together to make a chunky yarn and 6mm needles but you could use double knit yarn and 4 mm needles to make smaller trees.

 

Make a loop.

Row 1: Inc.(see below)

Row 2: Inc. in both stitches

Row 3: Knit all the stitches

Row 4: Knit all the stitches

*Row 5: Increase in the first stitch, knit to the last stitch, inc.

Row 6: Knit all the stitches

Row 7: Knit all the stitches*

*Repeat these three rows until there are 16 stitches*

Cast off 5 stitches, knit 6, cast off the remaining stitches. Cut the yarn and feed it back through the loop - pull tight.

Join a new colour to the remaining 6 stitches.

Knit 4 rows.

Cast off.

Weave in ends.

Sew onto a card or peg onto strings.

 

Inc. - Knit into the front of the stitch, do not slip the stitch off the needle, put the needle back into the stitch and knit it again to make another stitch.

  

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KNITTEDHEARTS

The ones in the picture use two strands of double knit together to make a chunky yarn and 6mm needles but you could use double knit yarn and 4 mm needles to make smaller trees.

 

Cast on 2 stitches. 

Rows 1: Increase in the first stitch (see below), increase in the second stitch. 

Row 2: Increase in the first stitch, knit 2, increase in the last stitch. Rows 3 - 6: knit all the stitches

Push the knitting to the end of the needle. Break the wool. 

Cast on 2 stitches on the same needle.

Repeat rows 1 – 6. Push the two sections of knitting together.

Row 7: Knit 5 stitches. Knit 2 together (one stitch from the first block and one from the next block), knit 5 stitches.

*Row 8: Knit

*Row 9: Knit 2 together, knit to last 2 stitches, knit 2 together

 

* Repeat these 2 rows until there are 3 stitches left.

Next row: Knit 2 together, knit 1

Last row: Knit 2 together

Cut the wool. Slip the last stitch off the needle. Pass the tail of the wool through the loop. Pull tight.  

Weave in ends.

Sew onto a card or peg onto strings.

 

Inc. - Knit into the front of the stitch, do not slip the stitch off the needle, put the needle back into the stitch and knit it again to make another stitch.