Christmas Wreath, Chains & Tree by Debbie Bliss

Christmas Wreath, Chains & Tree

Knitting
October 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
One size
Flag of English English
This pattern is available from lovecrafts.com for £3.50.

Knit these Christmas favourites and enjoy them from year to year! We love this gorgeous trio of festive products; a holly wreath, a sweet knitted tree and some knitted ‘paper’ chains! The chains are beaded, but you can knit them without if you prefer!

WREATH
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Each leaf measures approx 7cm/2 3⁄4in long.
Frame measures 30cm/12in.

MATERIALS
• Three 50g balls of Debbie Bliss Rialto DK in Forest 100 (A)
• One 50g ball of Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino in Ruby 700 (B)
• Pair of 3mm (US 2-3) knitting needles
• 30cm/12in wire wreath frame
• Green florists’ tape
• Thin florists’ wire
• 2m/2yds of wide red satin ribbon (optional)

CHAINS
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Each link measures approx 14x2.5cm/5 1⁄2x1in.

MATERIALS
• One 50g ball of Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino in each of Ruby 700, White 100 and Olive 312 (see Notes).
• Pair of 3mm (US 2-3) knitting needles.
• Fine wire collapsible-eye beading needle.
• 50 silver lined clear glass beads for each knitted link
• 25mm/1in wide ribbons (optional)

CHRISTMAS TREE
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Approximately 23cm/9in high.

MATERIALS
• One 50g ball of Debbie Bliss Rialto DK in Forest 100 (A)
and oddments in White 01 (B).
• Pair of 4mm (US 6) knitting needles or size to obtain
tension.
• Assorted sequins and beads in mixed colours.
• Dark green sewing thread and needle.
• Green card stock.
• Small plastic water bottle.
• Ribbon to decorate.
• Double-sided sticky pads and tape.