Day Seven: Mini Christmas Tree.
small amount of double knit type yarn, in green, or your color choice
small amount of dark color for tree trunk
small amount of any yarn for embroidery , or sew on sequins, small buttons or beads as ornaments
small amount of pillow stuffing , or cotton balls.
US size 7 ( 4.5mm) needles.
Starting at bottom of tree, with color desired for tree, cast on 15 sts.
Row 2 : K 1, K 2 tog, K across row.
Row 3: K 1, P 2 tog, P across to last st, P 1.
Rows 4, 5, 6, & 7: Repeat rows 2 & 3. ( 9 sts)
Row 8: Cast on 2 sts at beg of row, then K 1, K 2 tog, K across row.
Row 9: Cast on 2 sts at beg of row, then K 1, P 2 tog, P across to last st, K 1.
Rows 10, 11, 12, 13 : Repeat rows 2 & 3. ( 7 sts)
Row 14 : Repeat row 8.
Row 15: Repeat row 9.
Rows 16 & 17: Repeat rows 2& 3.
Repeat these last 2 rows until 3 sts remain. Turn, then knit these last 3 sts tog.
Make another tree side in same manner.
Embroider stars, ornaments, or sew on beads , small buttons as desired, on front of tree.
Sew the 2 sides of trees tog, leaving bottom open. Stuff lightly with pillow stuffing, then sew bottom closed.
Sew on a hanging loop at top of tree ornament.
With dark color yarn, cast on 4 sts. K 2 rows, bind off. Sew narrow end of trunk to bottom center of stuffed tree.