Tuesday 4 December 2018

An Apple a Day!

You know the old saying ........


These cute little apples are easy to knit - and you can pop a real apple inside ~ 

or even on orange (or chocolate orange) if you want a bit of fun! 

Apple Cosy

DK yarn in red (or pale green)  -  and a tiny amount of brown for the stalk and dark green for a leaf
3.5mm knitting needles

Using Red ~

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 three times more

9th Row:  S1, knit to end

10th Row: S1 purl to last st, K1

Repeat last 2 rows 7 more

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

26th Row:  P2tog, to end

Cut off red, join in brown to knit the stalk ~

27th Row: *K2tog, repeat from * to last st, K1                   (6sts)

28th Row:  Purl

Work 4 rows in stocking stitch  (or make an i-cord)

Cast off

Sew up side seam
Darn away ends

To make a leaf ~
Use green yarn
Cast on 1 stitch
K1, kfb
K2, kfb
K3, kfb
K4, kfb
Knit 4 rows
K4, k2tog
K3, k2tog
K2, k2tog
S1, k2tog, psso
Fasten off

 I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.    

However, please do not copy my patterns

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This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
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  2. These look brilliant. Thank you for the pattern. I am not a regular knitter but they look fairly easy to do so I am sure I will do fine following your clear instructions. I just need to buy yarn but it is a bank holiday!