This easy knitted gift will add a certain jingle to your holiday presents. These Ornamental Bells will spread Christmas cheer no matter how you use them! Get into the Christmas spirit with these adorable jingle bells. These would make great festive gift toppers for presents under the tree. Spruce up any hostess gift by adding these to the tops of wine bottles or small boxes. Make every room feel like Christmastime and place them throughout your home. Your gifts will ring of festive fun with these cute knits.
Knitting Needle Size7 or 4.5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge20 stitches, 26 rows, 4 inches. stocking stitch
- Patons® Decor (100 g/3.5 oz) or Patons® Classic Wool (100 g/3.5 oz)
- Note: One ball each of red and green makes 12 sets of Bells.
- Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension
- 2 jingle bells for each set
Gauge: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.
- K = knit
- k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
- K3(4,n)tog = Knit next 3(4, n)stitches together.
- st(s) = stitch(es)
- tog = together
BELL: (Make 2). With red, cast on 12 sts.
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: K8. P4 (outer edge). Rep last 2 rows 11 times more.
Cast off leaving a long end. Draw end across rows of inner edge to gather top of Bell. Sew centre back seam.
LEAF: (Make 2).
With green, cast on 15 sts.
1st row: K6. K3tog. K6.
2nd row: Cast off 3 sts. Knit to end of row.
3rd row: Cast off 3 sts. K2 (including st on needle after cast off ). K3tog. K2.
4th and 5th rows: Cast on 3 sts. Knit to end of row.
6th row: Cast off 3 sts. Knit to end of row.
7th row: Cast off 3 sts. K1 (including st on needle after cast off ). K3tog. K1.
8th and 9th rows: Cast on 2 sts. Knit to end of row.
10th and 11th rows: Cast off 2 sts. Knit to end of row.
12th row: K3.
13th row: K3tog. Fasten off.
Attach jingle bells to length of red yarn and secure inside Bells. Sew Leaves and Bells tog as shown in picture.
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