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Puppy Toes Bauble

If you know me, you know I love my dogs. They’re not perfect. They track muddy footprints into the house all year long. And we won’t even talk about the copious amounts of hair they shed! Sometimes it’s an awful lot. But the mess is absolutely outweighed by the joy they bring to my life. Get yourself a dog. As soon as paws-sible. And then knit a Bauble to celebrate them.

Knit with fingering weight mini-skeins or leftover sock yarn, this entertaining ornament takes just an afternoon to complete.
The ornament is knit top down, starting with a rolled turtleneck collar. After finishing the increases, you’ll work just 20 rounds of stranded knitting before starting the decreases.

The bauble cover is designed to fit a 2.63" / 67 mm plastic ornament. For the last few rounds, you will be creating your stitches with the plastic bauble nestled inside the knitted fabric. For your safety, please do not use a glass ornament to create this project.

Techniques Used:
German Twisted cast on
Small diameter knitting in the round
Stranded knitting
Knit front and back increases
Knit 2 together decreases

Materials Needed:
Yarn:
30 yards of MC and 15 yards each of CC1 and CC2, fingering weight yarn

Needles:
US 1 / 2.25 mm DPNs or 32” / 81 cm circular needle or size needed to achieve gauge

Notions and additional materials:
Removable stitch marker and additional markers to mark repeats, if desired
Tapestry needle
Plastic ornament, 2.63” / 67 mm diameter
Finished Measurements:
Fits a 2.63" / 67 mm plastic ornament with negative ease.

Gauge: 18 sts and 23 rounds over 2”/ 5 cm in stranded knitting in the round.

This pattern has been professionally tech edited and test knit. If you find a mistake, need pattern support or are interested in private knitting lessons please write to info@theknittingtutor.net.

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