Classic Christmas Ornaments

Add a touch of the holidays to your home with this simple bauble set. You’ll love the handmade charm these ornaments will add to your tree.

Skill Level: Easy

Sizes: Small (7” round and 2” tall), Medium (7” round and 3” tall), Large (9” around and 5” tall)

Gauge: 6 sts = 1” (Gauge is not super critical for this pattern, however, you will want to use a needle at least 2 sizes smaller than suggested needle size for the yarn you are using in order to make a tighter fabric)

Materials

Yarn: Anzula Cricket (80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 250 yards [228 meters]/100 grams): 1 Red Shoe (1 hank); Malabrigo Sock Yarn (100% superwash merino wool; 440 yards [402 meters]100 grams): Any color for accents (less than 1 skein); Anzula For Better or Worsted (80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 200 yards [182 meters]/100 grams): 1 Red Shoe and Natural
Needles: US size 3 needles, US size 4 needles
Notions: Tapestry needle, measuring tape, scissors, stitch marker, stuffing

Abbreviations

k2tog: Knit two sts together as one (1 st decreased)
Kf/b: Knit into the front and the back of 1 st (1 st increased)
St st: Stockinette stitch

Pattern

Small Santa Belt

Using smaller dpns, CO 6 sts and divide evenly over the needles.
Rnd 1: Knit.
Rnd 2: *Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (12 sts)
Rnd 3: Knit.
Rnd 4: *K1, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (18 sts)
Rnd 5: Knit.
Rnd 6: *K2, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (24 sts)
Rnd 7: Knit.
Rnd 8: *K3, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (30 sts)
Rnd 9: Knit.
Rnd 10: *K4, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (36 sts)
Rnd 11: *K5, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (42 sts)
Rnds 12-15: Knit.
Rnds 16-21: Switch to CC and knit 6 rnds.
Rnds 22-25: Switch to MC and knit 4 rnds.
Rnd 26: *K5, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (36 sts)
Rnd 27: *K4, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (30 sts)
Rnd 28: Knit.
Rnd 29: *K3, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (24 sts)
Whipstitch the hole from cast on round together using the long tail. Begin to stuff the ornament and continue stuffing as you knit.
Rnd 30: Knit.
Rnd 31: *K2, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (18 sts)
Rnd 32: Knit.
Rnd 33: *K1, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (12 sts)
Rnd 34: *K2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (6 sts)

Finishing

Finish stuffing ornament to desired fullness. Cut yarn and weave through remaining sts pulling tight to close.
Cut a 6” piece of yarn and thread through top. Tie to make a loop for hanging on your tree or to display.

Tree Ornament

Using smaller dpns, CO 6 sts and divide evenly over the needles.
Rnd 1: Knit.
Rnd 2: *Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (12 sts)
Rnd 3: Knit.
Rnd 4: *K1, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (18 sts)
Rnd 5: Knit.
Rnd 6: *K2, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (24 sts)
Rnd 7: Knit.
Rnd 8: *K3, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (30 sts)
Rnd 9: Knit.
Rnd 10: *K4, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (36 sts)
Rnd 11: *K5, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (42 sts)
Rnd 12:*K6, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (48 sts)
Rnd 13: Knit, increasing 1 st. (49)
Rnds 14-18: Work Tree Chart.
Rnd 19: Knit, decreasing 1 st. (48)
Rnd 20: *K6, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (42 sts)
Rnd 21: *K5, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (36 sts)
Rnd 22: *K4, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (30 sts)
Rnd 23: Knit.
Rnd 24: *K3, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (24 sts)
Whipstitch the hole from cast on round together using the long tail. Begin to stuff the ornament and continue stuffing as you knit.
Rnd 25: Knit.
Rnd 26:*K2, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (18 sts)
Rnd 27: Knit.
Rnd 28: *K1, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (12 sts)
Rnd 29: *K2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (6 sts)

Finishing

Finish stuffing ornament to desired fullness. Cut yarn and weave through remaining sts pulling tight to close.
Cut a 6” piece of yarn and thread through top. Tie to make a loop for hanging on your tree or to display.

White Rings Ornament

Using larger dpns, CO 6 sts and divide evenly over the needles.
Rnd 1: Knit.
Rnd 2: *Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (12 sts)
Rnd 3: Knit.
Rnd 4: *K1, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (18 sts)
Rnd 5: Knit.
Rnd 6: *K2, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (24 sts)
Rnd 7: Knit.
Rnd 8: *K3, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (30 sts)
Rnd 9: Knit.
Rnd 10: *K4, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (36 sts)
Rnd 11: *K5, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (42 sts)
Rnd 12: *K6, Kf/b; repeat from * across rnd. (48 sts)
Rnd 13: Knit, increasing 1 st. (49)
Rnds 14-18: Work White Rings Chart.
Rnd 19: Knit, decreasing 1 st. (48)
Rnd 20: *K6, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (42 sts)
Rnd 21: *K5, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (36 sts)
Rnd 22: *K4, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (30 sts)
Rnd 23: Knit.
Rnd 24: *K3, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (24 sts)
Whipstitch the hole from cast on round together using the long tail. Begin to stuff the ornament and continue stuffing as you knit.
Rnd 25: Knit.
Rnd 26: *K2, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (18 sts)
Rnd 27: Knit.
Rnd 28: *K1, k2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (12 sts)
Rnd 29: *K2tog; repeat from * across rnd. (6 sts)

Finishing

Finish stuffing ornament to desired fullness. Cut yarn and weave through remaining sts pulling tight to close.
Cut a 6” piece of yarn and thread through top. Tie to make a loop for hanging on your tree or to display. yarn ball

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