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Winter Warmers Christmas Ornaments

Why knit yourself another pair of mittens or a hat when you can knit them for your tree this holiday season?

By: Anna Nikipirowicz for knitrowan.com
Updated September 19, 2019
Winter Warmers Christmas Ornaments
Winter Warmers Christmas Ornaments
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If you're already burned out of knitting hats and mittens for your friends and family for the holiday season, these miniature versions are sure to bring a spring back in your knitting step. The Winter Warmers Christmas Ornaments are precious, smaller version of the cozy knits with which you outfit the ones you love on a regular basis. These make great stocking stuffers for the holiday season, but for an extra-funny gift, knit someone in your family the a similar hat or pair of mittens in a full-size along with it and tell them that they can match their tree!

Intermediate

Knitting Needle Size3 or 3.25 mm, Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)

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

GaugeIt is not essential to achieve a particular tension on any of these pieces.

Materials List

  • Rowan Kid Classic Yarn

    • A Cherry Red 847 - 1 ball

    • B Feather 828 - 1 ball

    • C Bear 817 - 1 ball

    • D Spruce 853 - 1 ball


  • 1 pair 3¼mm (no 10) (US 3) needles
  • Set of 4 double-pointed 3¼mm (no 10) (US 3) needles

Instructions

Red Snowflake Hat

Using 3¼mm (US 3) needles and yarn A cast on 42 sts.

Row 1 (WS): K2, *P2, K2, rep from * to end.
Row 2: P2, *K2, P2, rep from * to end.

These 2 rows form rib. Work in rib for a further 3 rows, ending with RS facing for next row.

Next row (RS): Knit
Next row: Purl.
 


  1. Place chart

    Working in st st throughout and using the intarsia technique, place chart A as folls:

    Next row (RS): K11, work next 20 sts as row 1 of chart A, K11.
    Next row: P11, work next 20 sts as row 2 of chart A, P11.

    These 2 rows set the sts of chart A.

    Work rem 18 rows of chart, ending with RS facing for next row.

    Next row (RS): *K2tog, rep from * to end. 21 sts.

    Break yarn and thread through rem 21 sts. Pull up tight and fasten off securely.

  2. MAKING UP

    Press.

    Join back seam using back stitch or mattress stich if preferred, reversing the rib for turn back of hat.

    Using yarn A, make a 4.5cm pom pom and attach to top of hat.

  3. Ear flaps (MAKE 2)

    Using 3¼mm (US 3) needles and yarn A pick up and knit 6 sts on side of hat after rib.

    Row 1 (WS): Purl.
    Row 2: K2tog, K2, K2tog. 4 sts.
    Row 3: Purl.
    Row 4: (K2tog) twice. 2 sts.
    Row 5: Purl.

    Cast off rem 2 sts, break yarn leaving approx 7 cm of yarn.

    Thread a piece of yarn B through the cast of edge of the ear flap, then plait with the strand of yarn A until almost at the end of the strands of yarn, tie in a knot and cut ends of yarn to same length.

Green Snowflake Hat

Using 3¼mm (US 3) needles and yarn D cast on 43 sts.

Row 1 (RS): Knit
Row 2: Knit

These 2 rows form g st.

Work in g st for a further 2 rows, ending with RS facing for next row.

  1. Beg and ending rows as indicated, using the fair isle technique and repeating the 13 st patt rep 3 times across each row, cont in patt from chart B, which is worked entirely in st st beg with a knit row as folls:

    Cont straight until all 20 rows of chart have been completed, dec 1 st at end of last row, ending with RS facing for next row. 42 sts.

    Next row (RS): *K2tog, rep from * to end. 21 sts.

    Break yarn and thread through rem 21 sts. Pull up tight and fasten off securely.

  2. MAKING UP

    Press. Join back seam using back stitch or mattress stitch if preferred. Using yarns B and D, make a 4.5cm pom pom and attach to top of hat.

Stripey Hat

  1. STRIPE SEQUENCE

    Rows 1 and 2: Using yarn A
    Rows 3 and 4: Using yarn B
    Rows 5 and 6: Using yarn C

    These 6 rows form stripe sequence and are repeated throughout.

  2. Using 3¼mm (US 3) needles and yarn A cast on 40 sts.

    Beg with a K row and stripe row 1, now work in st st in stripe sequence as folls:

    Work 10 rows, ending with RS facing for next row.

    Row 11 (RS): *K8, K2tog, rep from * to end. 36 sts.
    Row 12 and every foll alt row: Purl
    Row 13: *K7, K2tog, rep from * to end. 32 sts.
    Row 15: *K6, K2tog, rep from * to end. 28 sts.
    Row 17: *K5, K2tog, rep from * to end. 24 sts.
    Row 19: Knit.
    Row 21: *K4, K2tog, rep from * to end. 20 sts.
    Row 23: Knit.
    Row 25: *K3, K2tog, rep from * to end. 16 sts.
    Rows 27 and 29: Knit.
    Row 31: *K2, K2tog, rep from * to end. 12 sts.
    Row 33 and 35: Knit. Row 37: *K1, K2tog, rep from * to end. 8 sts.

    Work 6 rows, ending with RS facing for next row.

    Break yarn and thread through rem 8 sts. Pull up tight and fasten off securely.

  3. MAKING UP

    Press. Join back seam using back stitch or mattress stitch if preferred.

    Using yarns A, B and C, cut lengths of yarn approx 10 cm long and tie in a knot to make tassel, then attach to top of hat.

Snowflake Mitten

Using 3¼mm (US 3) double-pointed needles and yarn A cast on 30 sts.

Distribute sts evenly over 3 of the 4 needles, using 4th needle and taking care not to twist cast-on edge, work in rounds as folls:

Round 1 (RS): *K1, P1, rep from * to end.

This round forms rib.

Cont in rib for a further 5 rounds.

  1. Shape thumb gusset

    Round 1: K16, M1, K2, M1, K12. 32 sts.
    Round 2 and every foll alt round: Knit.

  2. Place chart

    Round 3: K4, work next 7 sts as row 1 of chart C, K5, M1, K4, M1, K12. 34 sts.
    Round 5: Patt 16 sts, M1, K6, M1, K to end. 36 sts.
    Round 7: Patt 16 sts, M1, K8, M1, K to end. 38 sts.
    Round 9: Patt 17 sts, place 8 sts of thumb gusset on stitch holder, K to end. 30 sts. Work a further 3 rounds, this completes patt from chart.

    Round 13: *K2tog, K5, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2. 26 sts.
    Round 14: Knit.
    Round 15: *K2tog, K4, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2. 22 sts.
    Round 16: *K2tog, K3, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2. 18 sts.
    Round 17: *K2tog, K2, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2. 14 sts.
    Round 18: *K2tog, K1, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2. 10 sts.

    Break yarn and thread through rem 10 sts.

    Pull up tight and fasten off securely. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder.

    Next Round: Knit.
    Next Round: *P2tog, rep from * to end. 5 sts.

    Break yarn and thread through rem 5 sts. Pull up tight and fasten off securely, joining side of thumb seam.

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