Lanterns with Knitted Covers
These lovely lanterns have got jumpers on. These are knitted from Melbourne Wool on No. 4 knitting needles following the pattern.
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Cast on 44 stitches on No. 4 stocking knitting needles and knit a round tube in moss stitches, 32 rounds, 1 plain, 1 purl staggered over each other. Cast off.
Cast on 42 stitches on No. 4 stocking knitting needle. Start and finish with 3 rows of plain knitting, knit a tube. Knit the middle 20 rounds following the diagram.
Cast 64 stitches onto a No. 4 knitting needle. Knit back and forth following the diagram. Knit the pattern on the diagram from the front: the cable is made by placing 4 stitches on an extra sock knitting needle behind the knitting. Knit the next 4 stitches plain and then knit the 4 stitches from the extra sock knitting needle plain, see the diagram. Continue until the desired height is reached. Cast off all the stitches and sew the piece together to form a tube.
D. A small Candle Holder
Cast on 32 stitches onto No. 4 stocking knitting needles and knit a tube in rib; 1 purl, 1 plain, 15 rounds. Cast off.
Cast on 32 stitches onto No. 4 stocking knitting needles and knit a tube in moss stitches: 1 plain, 1 purl which is staggered over each other, 18 rows. Cast off.
Cast 14 stitches onto a No. 4 knitting needle. Knit following the diagram until the length fits the candle holder. Knit the pattern from the front: place 4 stitches onto an extra sock knitting needle behind the knitted piece. Knit the next 4 stitches plain. Knit the 4 stitches from the extra sock knitting needle plain. Cast off all stitches and sew the knitted piece together.
You may make your own knitting pattern but cast on the same amount of stitches at the start. Wool consumption: 1 ball of wool for 2 large and 2 small candle holders.
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