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This Christmas Tree pattern is also available as a knitting knit containing the yarn, beads and stuffing to make the decoration. Click here for more details.

“Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, how lovely are your stitches!”

This squishy Christmas tree is knit flat in 2 sections and sewn together and stuffed at the end. Decorate your tree with bead baubles and either place them randomly or co-ordinate colours with your own scheme.

Please note that this Christmas Tree is designed for decoration purposes only and is not a toy.

Skills / Techniques Used: Knitting flat, increases, decreases, using a knitted cast on to add stitches to the beginning and end of a row, beadwork

Measurements: The tree measures 6.5” / 16.5cm high and is 4” / 10cm at the widest part at the bottom.

Materials

For each Tree you will need:
  • Yarn A - 16g / 0.6oz, 24yd / 22m of chunky yarn for the tree. The yarn used in the pattern picture is Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky, 100% Acrylic, 100g / 3.5oz, 149yd / 136m per ball, in Grass Green
  • Yarn B – 2g / 0.07oz, 3yd / 2.7m of chunky yarn in a contrast colour for the trunk. The yarn used in the pattern picture is Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky, 100% Acrylic, 100g / 3.5oz, 149yd / 136m per ball, in Soft Fudge
  • 2 x US size 6 / 4mm needles
  • 10-30 x 6mm coloured barrel beads (depending on whether you want to decorate both sides)
  • 1 x 4mm (or close size) crochet hook for adding beads
  • A handful of toy stuffing
  • A tapestry needle
Gauge is not vital to the Christmas Tree but as a guideline the yarn should knit to 20 stitches and 28 rows to 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking
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