Morrisons Christmas Knit Young Lives vs Cancer

The Morrisons Easter Knit was such a success raising £380 for Marie Curie and £1,362 for Young Lives vs Cancer they have decided to do another knit for Christmas. The pattern will cover a chocolate orange which Morrisons will provide. The patterns can be found below or you can email champion.leightonbuzzard@morrisonsplc.co.uk or phone Community Champion Katherine on 07811 715793 and she will post a copy of the pattern to you. 

Christmas Pudding
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

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