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December 8th Holiday Projects – Here We Gnome Again or Holiday Ornaments

$35.00

Class Name: Here We Gnome Again/Holiday Ornaments

Class Date: Saturday December 8th

Class Hours: 10:00- 12:00pm

Instructor: Terry King

Class Cost: $35.00 per 2 hr session

Skill Level: Experienced beginner and up

Class Description: Knit these adorable cabled gnomes, Gnancy & Gneville for your holiday décor! From the designer:

“Meet Gnancy and Gneville. Gnancy likes to read The Fellowship of the Rings while sipping mead. Gneville can’t sit still and enjoys rugby and Quidditch.

Gorgeous twisted stitch cables trace elegant patterns all over the hat and body.”

There are instructions for 2 sizes. The larger uses worsted weight yarn and the smaller fingering weight.

(Fingering weight info in brackets)

Size
Circumference: 9” / 23cm (5.5” / 13.5cm)
Total Height (not including pompom): 16” / 41cm (8” / 20cm)
Standing Height: 7” / 17cm (4.5” / 11.5cm)

Approximate yardage
with a 15% buffer
C1: 88 yd. / 80m (63 yd./ 58m)
C2: 15 yd. / 10m (15 yd. / 14m)

Gauge: using larger needles after light blocking (soaked and laid flat to dry)
18.5 (30) sts and 27 (40) rows = 4” / 10cm stockinette in the round

Or if these gnomes are not to your taste, have fun making your choice of holiday ornaments to decorate your home, packages, tree, or to give as gifts! You may choose your craft! Ornaments can be knitted, crocheted, needle felted, or woven.

Material Needed for Here we Gnome Again:

Pattern: Here We Gnome Again by Sarah Schira

Yarn: Worsted versionColour 1: 1 skein 4ply Superwash Merino Worsted, Lichen and Lace (200yd. / 183m 115g skein); colour shown: Pewter

Colour 2: 1 skein 4ply Superwash Merino Worsted, Lichen and Lace (200yd. / 183m 115g skein); colour shown: Natural

Fingering-weight versionColour 1: 1 skein Tosh Merino Light, madelinetosh, (420 yd. / 384m per 110g skein); colour shown: Winter Wheat

Colour 2: 1 skein Unicorn Tail, madelinetosh, (52 yd. / 48m per 12g skein); colour shown: Antler

Needles: US 4 / 3.5mm and US 5 / 3.75mm (US 1.5 / 2.5mm and US 2 / 2.75mm) preferred needles for working small circumference in the round, or size needed to get gauge.

Notions: yarn needle, stitch marker, locking stitch marker, poly pellets, small amount of stuffing

 

Suggested holiday ornament projects:

3D star – Stjarna by Karolina Eckerdal or Scintillation by Hunter Hammersen

Knitted mini Christmas stocking by Julie Williams

Crocheted mini Christmas stocking by Maria Bittner

Luxury Holiday Garland by Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreich

Tiny Sweaters by Malia Mae

Spirit Mandala by Tatsiana Kupryianchyk

Or choose your own from this Ravelry search. You will need to be logged into Ravelry to view it. It will be updated as new patterns are added to Ravelry.

Skills you should have: basic knitting skills plus a little experience with cables.

Skills you will learn: Since the cables use only 2 stitches this is a great project to learn to cable without a cable needle.

Homework: Please purchase all materials before class time.

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Event Details

Event Details

Date: December 08, 2018

Start time: 10:00 a.m.

End time: 12:00 p.m.

Venue: Yarn Refuge

Directions: 3368 Lakeside Ct. Next to Swill Coffee & Wine