Fes­tive dec­o­ra­tion

Cast on a sim­ple Scandi bauble to­day.

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Ev­ery house­hold has their favourite time of year, and here at the Sim­ply Knit­ting of­fice Christ­mas wins hands down – we just can’t get enough of tree dec­o­ra­tions and knit­ted bunting! This year join our mer­ry­mak­ing by knit­ting one of these bold, red and white baubles us­ing a se­lec­tion of yarns from your own stash!

BAUBLE

Cast on 12 sts us­ing 3mm nee­dles and Yarn A. Row 1 and ev­ery alt row ( WS) Purl. Row 2 *Kfb, K1, kfb; rep from * 3 more times. [20 sts] Row 4 *Kfb, K3, kfb; rep from * 3 more times. [28 sts] Row 6 *Kfb, K5, kfb; rep from * 3 more times. [36 sts] Row 8 *Kfb, K7, kfb; rep from * 3 more times. [44 sts] Row 10 *Kfb, K9, kfb; rep from * 3 more times. [52 sts] Row 12 *Kfb, K11, kfb; rep from * 3 more times. [60 sts] Row 14 *Kfb, K13, kfb; rep from * 3 more times. [68 sts] Work Row 1 of Chart A, B or C, re­peat­ing the 17 st patt 4 times. Cont work­ing Chart as set un­til all 17 rows of Chart are com­plete. Break Yarn B and cont in Yarn A only. Row 1 (RS) *Sl1, K1, psso, K13, k2­tog; rep from * 3 more times. [60 sts] Row 2 and ev­ery alt row ( WS) Purl. Row 3 *Sl1, K1, psso, K11, k2­tog; rep from * 3 more times. [52 sts] Row 5 *Sl1, K1, psso, K9, k2­tog; rep from * 3 more times. [44 sts] Row 7 *Sl1, K1, psso, K7, k2­tog; rep from * 3 more times. [36 sts] Row 9 *Sl1, K1, psso, K5, k2­tog; rep from * 3 more times. [28 sts] Row 11 *Sl1, K1, psso, K3, k2­tog; rep from * 3 more times. [20 sts] Row 13 *Sl1, K1, psso, K1, k2­tog; rep from * 3 more times. [12 sts] Cast off. With RS fac­ing, sew up the seam un­til about half way. Turn RS out and stuff. Sew the seam closed.

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