Saturday, 26 November 2016

Chocolate Orange Covers - Christmas Pudding, Santa Hat, Snowman




Chocolate Orange Covers ~
Christmas Pudding                 Santa Hat                Snowman


 


 
 
Chocolate Orange Cover ~ Christmas Pudding

 
Christmas Pudding Chocolate Orange Cover
 

DK YARN

3.5mm knitting needles

 
Using Brown ~

 
Cast on 43sts

1st Row:  S1, *k1, p1, repeat from * to the last 2sts, k2

2nd Row:  S1, *p1, k1, repeat from * to end

Repeat last 2 rows five times more

Change to White ~

Knit 6 rows

19th Row: S1, knit to end

20th Row: S1 purl to last st, K1

Repeat last 2 rows twice more

25th Row: *K2tog, repeat from * to last st, K1

26th Row:  P2 tog, to end

Cut yarn, leaving a 'tail' to use for sewing up, draw the end through all stitches, pull up tightly

 
Add a couple of holy leaves and some red berries ~  


Holly leaves – makes 2 leaves joined together

Using green yarn cast on 1 stitch

Row 1:       Knit

Row 2:       Knit 3 times into the stitch                              (3sts)

Row 3:       Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch         (5sts)

Row 4:       Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                         (4sts)

Row 5:       Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                         (3sts)

Row 6:  Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch         (5sts)

Row 7:       Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                         (4sts)

Row 8:       Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                         (3sts)

Row 9:       Slip 1 stitch, k2tog, pass slip stitch over           (1st)

Row 10:     Knit 3 times into the stitch                               (3sts)

Row 11:     Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch         (5sts)

Row 12:     Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                         (4sts)

Row 13:     Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                         (3sts)

Row 14:     Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch         (5sts)

Row 15:     Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                         (4sts)

Row 16:     Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                         (3sts)

Row 17:     Slip 1 stitch, k2tog, pass slip stitch over            (1st)

Fasten off

 
Berry

Using red yarn cast on 3 stitches

Row 1:       Knit in the front and back of every stitch          (6sts)

Row 2:       Purl

Row 3:       Knit

Row 4:       P2tog three times                                          (3sts)

Cast off

Tie cast on and cast off tails together (this pulls the berry together)

Sew leaves and berry on to the top


Fill with a Terry’s Chocolate Orange




Chocolate Orange Cover ~ Santa Hat

 
Santa Hat Chocolate Orange Cover



 
DK YARN

3.5mm knitting needles


Using White ~

Cast on 43sts

Knit 8 rows

Change to Red ~

Work 12 rows in stocking stitch (1row knit, 1 row purl)

Shape the top ~

Row 21:     *K5, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (37sts)

Rows 22, 24, 26, 28, 30:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 23:     *K4, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (31sts)

Row 25:     *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (25sts)

Row 27:     *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (19sts)

Row 29:     *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (13sts)

Row 31:     *K2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                 (7sts)

 
Cut off yarn, leaving a tail – thread the tail through the remaining 7sts, and pull up tight

Sew up the side seam, using the corresponding colour for each section.

Darn away ends

Add a bobble or a pompom on to the top of the hat

 
To make a bobble –

 
Bobble

Using White cast on 3 stitches

Row 1:       Knit in the front and back of every stitch                   (6sts)

Row 2:       Purl

Row 3:       Knit

Row 4:       P2tog three times                                                   (3sts)

Cast off

Fill with a Terry’s Chocolate Orange
 
 
 


Chocolate Orange Cover ~ Snowman



Snowman Chocolate Orange Cover
 
DK YARN
 
3.5mm knitting needles
Using Red ~
 
Cast on 43sts
Knit 2 rows
Change to White ~
 
Work 12 rows in stocking stitch (1row knit, 1 row purl)
Change to Green ~
 
Knit 4 rows
Work 2 rows in stocking stitch
Shape the top ~
Row 21:     *K5, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (37sts)
Rows 22, 24, 26, 28, 30:               S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 23:     *K4, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (31sts)
Row 25:     *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (25sts)
Row 27:     *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (19sts)
Row 29:     *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (13sts)
Row 31:     *K2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                 (7sts)
Cut off yarn, leaving a tail – thread the tail through the remaining 7sts, and pull up tight
Sew up the side seam, using the corresponding colour for each section.
Darn away ends
Add a bobble or a pompom on to the top of the hat

To make a bobble –
Bobble
 
Using red yarn cast on 3 stitches
 
Row 1:       Knit in the front and back of every stitch                   (6sts)
Row 2:       Purl
Row 3:       Knit
Row 4:       P2tog three times                                                   (3sts)
Cast off
 
Add a face ~
For the eyes – sew on two small black buttons (or use a length of black yarn)
 
For the mouth – use a length of black yarn and make 3 or 4 running stitches
For the nose – using a length of orange yarn ~
Cast on 4sts
K4,
 
K2tog, k2tog,
K2tog,
 
Fasten off
 
Sew on the nose, using the cast on and cast off tails
 
Fill with a Terry’s Chocolate Orange

 
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2 comments :

  1. I have so many patterns now that I just can’t keep up with all the comments and questions on this page, ravelry, pinterest and other sites. However, I DO want to hear from you, help you and see your lovely makes! I have a very lively facebook group page – please join me and over 6,700 other members. I check in every day and if I am not available, someone else usually is. The group is ~
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  2. Do you have any directions for knitting in the round?
    I am not very good at seams

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