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I-Cord Candy Cane Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern

Designed by Barbara Breiter

I-Cord Candy Cane Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern

This pattern makes a cute pin too! Use larger needles and bulky weight yarn for a bigger ornament or smaller needles and sport weight yarn for a smaller one.

Gauge:
Not vital

Materials:
Small amount of red and white yarn
Double pointed needles appropriate to the yarn

Instructions
With White, CO 8 sts.
Work I-cord 2 rows.
Work first 4 sts in I-cord and place on holder; do not cut White.
With Red, work the other 4 sts in I-cord for 8". Place on holder.
Pick up White and work the 4 sts from holder in I-Cord for 8".
Twist the two I-cord around each other and BO the 4 sts using the three needle bind off.
Make sure I-cords are twisted tightly around each other; secure with safety pins if needed. Starch well (use fabric starch full strength) and shape into a candy cane. Lay flat on wax paper and allow to dry thoroughly.

©Barbara Breiter. This design may not be reproduced in any manner without the expressed written consent of the author.

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