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Snowman Ornament Knitting Pattern

Melissa Fox

Snowman Ornament Knitting Pattern Gauge:
Not vital

Materials:
DK weight yarn in white, brown, green, and black
Size 5 US (4 mm) needles
cotton swab
cotton balls
buttons

Instructions
Body
With white, CO 40 sts. Work St st 20 rows.
Shape shoulders
K4, k2tog 6 times, k8, k2tog 6 times, k4 - 28 sts
P4, p2tog 3 times, p8, p2tog 3 times, p4 - 22 sts
Work St st 2 rows. BO.

Head
With white, CO 22 sts. Work St st 2 rows. K2, k in front and back loop across to last 2 sts, k2 - 40 sts
Shape head
*K3, k2tog; rep from * - 32 sts
*K2, k2tog; rep from * - 24 sts
*K1, k2tog; rep from * - 16 sts
k2tog across - 8 sts
Leave a long end and thread through remaining sts and pull. Do not cut tail.

Base
With brown, CO 18 sts. Work St st 12 rows. BO.

Arms (Make 2)
With brown, CO 3 sts. Work St st 15 rows. BO.
Remove the cotton from a cotton swab and wrap the brown knitted piece around it. Sew the knitted piece in place.

Scarf
With green, CO 5 sts. Work St st 20 rows. BO.

Hat
With black, CO 18 sts. Work St st 20 rows. BO.
Roll the work into a cylinder. Sew the hat together leaving two holes on both sides of the work. Sew up one hole for the top of the hat. Leave the bottom hole open and roll up some of the work to make a rim on the hat. Stuff the with cotton balls and sew onto the top of the head.

Finishing
Sew body together and stuff with cotton balls. Sew on buttons. Sew base to bottom.
Sew head together. Sew on to body. Add two eyes and a mouth.
Seam arms then sew to shoulders of body.

See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.