Chocolate Orange Cover – Christmas Pudding

Knitted Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding

Materials

  • Brown, Green and Red DK Yarn (I like Stylecraft Special DK in Brown (Mocha or Walnut), Green (Bottle or Green) and Red (Lipstick)
  • 4mm Knitting Needles
  • Needle (for sewing in ends)

Pattern – Christmas Pudding

Using Brown:

  • Cast on 43 sts
  • Row 1: S1 *k1, p1, repeat from * to the last 2 sts, k2
  • Row 2: S1, *p1, k1, repeat from * to the end
  • Rows 3 to 12: Repeat last 2 rows 5 times more.

Change to White

  • Rows 13 to 18: Knit 6 rows.
  • Row 19: S1, knit to end.
  • Row 20: S1, purl to last st, K1
  • Row 21 and 24: repeat last 2 rows twice.
  • Row 25: *k2tog, repeat from * to last st, K1.
  • Row 26: p2tog to end
  • Cut yarn. Leave a tail long enough to pass through the remaining stitches. Once you’ve sewn the tail through the stitches, remove the needle and pull tight. Use the remainder of the tail to sew up the edges to create a Pull it tight, fold in half so, leaving a tail long enough to

Pattern – Holly (Makes 2 leaves joined together)

Using green

  • Cast on 1 sts
  • Row 1: Knit
  • Row 2: Knit 3 times into the same stitch (3 sts)
  • Row 3: kfb, k1, kfb (5 sts)
  • Row 4: Cast off 1 stitch, k3 (4 sts)
  • Row 5: Cast off 1 stitch, k2 (3 sts)
  • Row 6: kfb, k1, kfb (5 sts)
  • Row 7: Cast off 1 stitch, k3 (4 sts)
  • Row 8: Cast off 1 stitch, k3 (3 sts)
  • Row 9: s1, k2tog, psso (1 sts)
  • Row 10: k3 into same stitch (3 sts)
  • Row 11: kfb, k1 kfb (5 sts)
  • Row 12: Cast off 1 stitch, k3 (4 sts)
  • Row 13: Cast off 1 stitch, k2 (3 sts)
  • Row 14: kfb, k1, kfb (5 sts)
  • Row 15: Cast off 1 stitch, k3 (4 sts)
  • Row 16: Cast off 1 stitch, k2 (3 sts)
  • Row 17: s1, k2tog, psso (1 sts)
  • Fasten off.

Pattern – Berry

Using red:

  • Cast on 3 stitches
  • Row 1: kfb in every stitch (6 sts)
  • Row 2: Purl
  • Row 3: Knit
  • Row 4: p2tog in each stitch (6 sts)
  • Cast off
  • Tie cast on and cast off tails together (This pulls the berry together into almost a circle)
  • Sew leaves and berry on to the top.

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