Add to the anticipation each day until Christmas with these little gift bags. Easy to knit, they’ll hold tiny treasures for your special loved ones.
RED HEART® Super Saver: 1 skein each 319 Cherry Red A, 376 Burgundy B, 624 Tea Leaf C, 389 Hunter Green D, 334 Buff E Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 6mm [US 10]. Susan Bates®Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8] (for hanging loops and button loops) Twenty-four 5/8” wooden buttons, sewing thread and needle, rope (for holding all pockets, optional), yarn needle
Each pocket measures 4½ (11 cm) x 4½” (11 cm) square.
GAUGE: 16 sts = 4½” (11 cm); 24 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Garter st (knit every row). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
So soft to wear, so easy to make, this cute kimono sweater will keep your favorite child warm all winter. The simple garter stitch will make it a breeze to knit.
Ann E. Smith
Toy / Kid
RED HEART® Soft Baby Steps®: 2 balls 9802 Deep Sky Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 5 mm [US 8]. Susan Bates® Double Point Knitting Needles: 5 mm [US 8] Susan Bates®: Two 1” (25 mm) no snag snaps Yarn needle, sewing needle and matching thread.
Instructions are for size 2 years; changes for sizes 4 years and 6 years are in parentheses. Finished chest measurement: 20 (22, 25)” [51 (56, 64) cm]
GAUGE: 17 sts = 4”(10 cm); 30 rows = 4”(10 cm) in Garter st (Knit every row). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
The yarn does all the work! Soft transitions from one shade to another create the look of complicated color knitting in this lacy wrap.
Scarves / Shawls
RED HEART® Boutique Treasure™: 3 balls 1918 Abstract Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 5mm [US 8] Yarn needle
Wrap measures 46” (117 cm) long and 18” (45.5 cm) wide, after blocking. Notes This rectangle wrap is made from a large center strip. Trim is worked across long edges, then across short edges to complete wrap.
GAUGE: 12 sts = 4” (10 cm); 19 rows = 4” (10 cm) in center strip pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.