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Poinsettia Gift Topper

These quick knitted gifts will add special flair to your Christmas presents. Knit the Poinsettia Gift Topper to add a gorgeous finish to your holiday gifts. If you spent weeks knitting a homemade Christmas gift or spent hours browsing the stores for that perfect present, then you want the outside of your gift to look just as special. Gift giving is all about the presentation, after all. Even if you picked up a little knick-knack, this adorable poinsettia topper will show how much time and effort you put in for your loved ones.


Knitting Needle Size9 or 5.5 mm

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Gauge17 stitches, 23 rows, 4 inches. stocking stitch


  • Bernat® Satin Sparkle (80 g/2.8 oz: 146 m/160 yds)1 ball
  • Bernat® Satin (100 g/3.5 oz; 182 m/200 yds) 1 ball
  • Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Optional: 3 small jingle bells.




Gauge: 17 sts and 23 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stocking st.




Measurements: Approx 7" [18 cm] in diameter.





  • Alt = Alternate(ing).
  • Approx = Approximately.
  • K = Knit.
  • K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches
  • together.
  • Rep = Repeat.
  • Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitways.
  • St(s) = Stitch(es).
  • Tog = Together.
  • Yo = Yarn over.






Petal Cluster (make 2 with MC and 1 with A).
Cast on 5 sts.
1st and alt rows: Knit.
2nd row: Sl1. yo. K2tog. yo. K2. 6 sts.
4th row: Sl1. (yo. K2tog) twice. yo. K1. 7 sts.
6th row: Sl1. (yo. K2tog) twice. yo. K2. 8 sts.
8th row: Sl1. *yo. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. yo. K1. 9 sts.
10th row: Sl1. *yo. K2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. yo. K2. 10 sts.
12th row: As 8th row. 11 sts.
14th row: As 10th row. 12 sts.
16th row: As 8th row. 13 sts.
18th row: As 10th row.14 sts.
20th row: Cast off 10 sts. yo. K2tog. yo. K1. 5 sts.
Rep these 20 rows 3 times more, then rep 1st to 19th rows once. Cast off.

Sew cast on and cast off edges tog to form ring. (See diagrams on page 2). Thread a length of yarn through eyelets at inner edge of each ring to gather ring closed. Stack petal cluster with A on bottom, and 2 MC clusters on top. Sew petal clusters tog at centers. Optional: Sew small jingle bells to center.


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How pretty! I have some sparkly red yarn that would look really awesome made up this way. The pattern isn't hard, either and it really doesn't take very much time to make. I will probably make more than one of these. It's a good thing I am starting Christmas early this year!


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