Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ Knit Snowman
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Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ Knit Snowman

Build the holiday spirit in your home with this cute little snowman who doesn’t mind staying in and warming up! Made with Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ Snowman is a quick project sure to bring cheer to any room and also makes a great gift for a child or the host at a holiday get together. Designed by Loops & Threads
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Material List

  • Loops and Threads™ Impeccable™-
  • Main Color (MC): 1 Ball of White
  • Contrast A: 1 Ball of Kelly Green
  • Contrast B: 1 Ball of Bright Red
  • Double-Pointed Knitting Needles- Set of Four Size 4 Mm (U.S. 6) or Size Needed To Obtain Gauge
  • Stuffing
  • Floss For Embroidery of Arms And Mouth- Black
  • Small Black Buttons for Eyes- 2
  • Orange Button for Nose
  • Large Buttons for Front- 2
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Approx 9" [23 cm] tall stuffed, excluding Hat.


Step: 2

MEASUREMENT


Step: 3

Approx 9" [23 cm] tall stuffed, excluding Hat.


Step: 4

GAUGE: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.


Step: 5

INSTRUCTIONS


Step: 6

Body: **With MC, cast on 6 sts. Divide sts evenly on 3 needles. Place marker on first st for beg of rnd.


Step: 7

1st rnd: Inc 1 st in each st around. 12 sts.


Step: 8

2nd and alt rnds: Knit.


Step: 9

3rd rnd: *K1. M1. Rep from * around. 24 sts.


Step: 10

5th rnd: *K2. M1. Rep from * around. 36 sts.


Step: 11

7th rnd: *K3. M1. Rep from * around. 48 sts.


Step: 12

9th rnd: *K4. M1. Rep from * around. 60 sts.


Step: 13

11th rnd: *K5. M1. Rep from * around. 72 sts.


Step: 14

Knit in rnds for 7 ins [18 cm].


Step: 15

Head: Next rnd: *K4. K2tog. Rep from * to end of rnd. 60 sts. Place marker at each end of last row.
Knit in rnds for 4 ins [10 cm].


Step: 16

Next rnd: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * around. 40 sts.


Step: 17

Next rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 20 sts.


Step: 18

Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts. Stuff body and draw up thread firmly. Fasten securely.


Step: 19

Hat: With A, cast on 44 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles as: (14, 14, 16) sts. Place marker on first st for beg of rnd.


Step: 20

1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.


Step: 21

Rep last rnd of (K2. P2) ribbing 4 times more. Break A.


Step: 22

With B, knit 10 rnds.


Step: 23

Next rnd: *K2. K2tog. Rep from * around. 33 sts rem.


Step: 24

Knit 8 rnds even.


Step: 25

Next rnd: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * around. 22 sts rem.


Step: 26

Knit 8 rnds even.


Step: 27

Next rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 11 sts rem.


Step: 28

Knit 8 rnds even.


Step: 29

Next rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 6 sts rem. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw up tightly. Fasten securely.


Step: 30

Pom-pom: Wind A around 3 fingers 25 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape.


Step: 31

Attach pom-pom to top of hat.


Step: 32

Scarf: With a pair of double-pointed needles and A, cast on 12 sts.


Step: 33

**Work 6 rows in stocking st, noting 1st row is RS. With B, work 6 rows in stocking st.**


Step: 34

Rep from ** to ** until Scarf measures approx 24" [61 cm]. Cast off knitwise.


Step: 35

FINISHING


Step: 36

Weave yarn along marked row. Pull to gather slightly for Neck and fasten securely. Sew Hat to Head. Sew on black buttons for eyes. Sew on orange button for nose. With black floss, embroider mouth and arms on body using Chain Stitch. Sew on 2 large buttons on front. Tie scarf around neck and secure.


Step: 37

ABBREVIATIONS


Step: 38

Alt = Alternate(ing)


Step: 39

Approx = Approximately


Step: 40

Beg = Beginning


Step: 41

Inc(s) = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch


Step: 42

K = Knit


Step: 43

K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together


Step: 44

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop


Step: 45

P = Purl


Step: 46

Rem = Remaining


Step: 47

Rep(s) = Repeat(s)


Step: 48

Rnd(s) = Round(s)


Step: 49

RS = Right side


Step: 50

St(s) = Stitch(es)


Tips

Before stuffing, lightly fluff the polyester fiber fill with your fingers to ensure a plump happy snowman!