Bernat® Boa Snowman
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Bernat® Boa Snowman

Create your own Holiday decorations this year like this cute snowman. Show your knitting skills in your home or give your friends a gift made with time and love.

Provided by Bernat®.

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bernat® Boa Yarn (3.5 oz./100 ga.; 129 yds./118m) – Dove (MC; 1 Ball)
  • Lily® Sugar‘n Cream® Yarn (Solids: 2.5 oz./70.9 ga.; 120 yds./109m) – Red (Color A; 1 Ball) and Robin’s Egg (Color B; 1 Ball)
  • Knitting Needles, Size 4.5mm (U.S. 7) Set of 4 or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Double-pointed Knitting Needles, 5mm (U.S. 8) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Foam Balls – 4" (1) and 5" (1)
  • Buttons, Small – Black (2)
  • Bells – ¾" (2)
  • Felt – Orange (2"x2")
  • Wooden Skewer
  • Glue
 

Project Instructions

ABBREVIATIONS

www.bernat.com/abbreviations

www.sugarncream.com/abbreviations

Approx = Approximately.

Beg = Beginning.

Inc = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.

K = Knit.

K2tog = Knit 2 together.

Rem = Remaining.

Rnd(s) = Round(s).

St(s) = Stitch(es).

Tog = Together.

Note: With sharp knife cut approx ¼" [6mm] off one side of large foam ball (so snowman will be able to stand).

Snowman:

Starting at bottom, with MC and set of four larger double-pointed needles, cast on 36 sts. Divide sts evenly onto 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.

Knit 3 rows.

1st rnd: *K8. Inc 1 st in next st. Rep from * 3 times more. 40 sts.

2nd and 3rd rnds: Knit.

4th rnd: *K9. Inc 1 st in next st. Rep from * 3 times more. 44 sts.

4th and 5th rnds: Knit.

6th rnd: *K10. Inc 1 st in next st. Rep from * 3 times more. 48 sts.

7th and 8th rnds: Knit.

9th rnd: *K11. Inc 1 st in next st. Rep from * 3 times more. 52 sts.

10th to 16th rnds: Knit.

17th rnd: *K11. K2tog. Rep from * 3 times more. 48 sts.

18th to 24th rnds: Knit.

25th rnd: *K10. K2tog. Rep from * 3 times more. 44 sts.

26th to 32nd rnds: Knit.

Insert large foam ball with flat side towards bottom. (Flat side will be exposed in opening so snowman can stand.)

33rd rnd: *K9. K2tog. Rep from * 3 times more. 40 sts.

34th to 50th rnds: Knit.

51st rnd: *K8. K2tog. Rep from * 3 times more. 36 sts.

52nd to 54th rnds: Knit.

55th rnd: *K7. K2tog. Rep from * 3 times more. 32 sts.

56th to 59th rnds: Knit.

Insert small foam ball. Push wooden skewer through the top of ball to larger ball.

Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and fasten securely.


Scarf:

With A and pair of needles, cast on 6 sts.

Work in garter st (knit every row) until work from beg measures approx 21" [53.5cm].

Cast off.

Sew one bell to each Scarf end.


Hat:

Stripe Pat

With B, work 5 rows.

With A, work 5 rows.

These 10 rows form Stripe Pat.


With B and set of four smaller double-pointed needles, cast on 50 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles (17, 17, 16). Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.


Proceed in Stripe Pat as follows:

1st to 18th rnds: Knit.

19th rnd: (K11. K2tog. K10. K2tog) twice. 46 sts.

20th and 21st rnds: Knit.

22nd rnd: (K10. K2tog. K9. K2tog) twice. 42 sts.

23rd and 24th rnds: Knit.

25th rnd: (K9. K2tog. K8. K2tog) twice. 38 sts.

26th and 27th rnds: Knit.

28th rnd: (K8. K2tog. K7. K2tog) twice. 34 sts.

29th and 30th rnds: Knit.

31st rnd: (K7. K2tog. K6. K2tog) twice. 30 sts.

32nd to 37th rnds: Knit.

38th rnd: (K6. K2tog. K5. K2tog) twice. 26 sts.

39th to 44th rnds: Knit.

45th rnd: (K5. K2tog. K4. K2tog) twice. 22 sts.

46th to 51st rnds: Knit.

52nd rnd: (K4. K2tog. K3. K2tog) twice. 18 sts.

53rd to 58th rnds: Knit.

59th rnd: (K3. K2tog. K2. K2tog) twice. 14 sts.

60th to 65th rnds: Knit.

66th rnd: (K2. K2tog. K1. K2tog) twice. 10 sts.

67th to 72nd rnds: Knit.

73th rnd: (K2tog) 5 times. 5 sts.

74th and 75th rnds: Knit.

Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and fasten securely.


Pom-pom (make 1):

Wind A around 2 fingers approx 30 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape. Attach to point of Hat.


FINISHING

Sew buttons to face as shown in picture. Cut Nose from felt using template. Bring straight edges tog to form cone shape and glue. Glue Nose to face as shown in picture.

Tips

MEASUREMENTS Approx 9" [23cm] high GAUGE Bernat® Boa - 15 sts and 18 rows = 4" [10cm] with larger needles in stocking st. Lily® Sugar‘n Cream® - 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10cm] with smaller needles in stocking st.