Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ Snowman Bottle Toppers (Knit)
Top off a wine bottle with this knit snowman bottle topper. Give it as a gift during the holiday season!
- Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ (Solids 4.5 oz. / 128 ga.) Yarn – White (MC; 1 Ball) and Kelly Green (Contrast A; 1 Ball)
- Double-pointed Knitting Needles (Set of 4), Size U.S. 6 (4mm) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
- Felt – Black and Orange
- Wiggle Eyes
- Craft Glue
Snowman Bottle Topper (knit)
Measurement: Approx 4" (10cm) tall.
Gauge: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" (10cm) in stocking st.
Inc(s) = Increase1 stitch by knitting
Into front and back of next stitch.
K = Knit.
K2tog =Knit next 2 stitches
M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up
Horizontal loop lying before next
Stitch and knitting into back of loop.
P = Purl.
RS = Right
With MC, cast on 16 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles, placing marker on first st for beg
1st rnd: Knit.
2nd rnd: *K1. Inc 1 st in next st. Rep from * around. 24 sts. Knit 12 rnds even.
Shape head: 1st rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 12 sts.
2nd rnd: As 1st rnd. 6 sts.
3rd rnd: *Inc 1 st in next st. Rep from * around. 12 sts.
4th rnd: *K1. Inc 1 st in next st. Rep from * around. 18 sts. Knit 5 rnds even. Stuff Head.
Next rnd: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * around. 12 sts.
Next rnd: Knit.
Next rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 6 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and fasten securely.
With A and pair of double-pointed needles, cast on 4 sts. Work in garter st until Scarf when slightly stretched, measures 10" (25.5cm). Cast off.
Glue on wiggle eyes. Cut out 2 circles ¼" (.5cm) in diameter for buttons. Glue on "buttons".
Cut out small triangle ½" (1cm) long for nose. Glue on nose.