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Plush Snowman Knitting Pattern

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Embrace the winter wonder with this Plush Snowman Knitting Pattern, a delightful project that promises to bring a sprinkle of seasonal joy to your needles and home.

Plush Snowman Knitting Pattern

Step into the enchanting world of winter coziness with this Plush Snowman Knitting Pattern. This simple and delightful pattern is perfect for bringing a touch of seasonal charm to your crafting endeavors. Whether you’re a knitting enthusiast or a beginner, creating this adorable plush snowman is a joyous way to infuse your home with a festive spirit. So, gather your knitting needles and yarn, and let’s embark on a whimsical journey of crafting and creativity that will add a sprinkle of warmth to the cold winter days.


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Plush Snowman Knitting Pattern

Plush Snowman Knitting Pattern

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Yarn: Lion Brand Basic Stitch in Ecru , Red Heart Super Saver in Spring Green and a small amount of #4 worsted weight orange yarn
Needles: Size US 8 double point knitting needles, Size US 8 single point needles
Also needed: yarn needle, poly fill, buttons for the eyes and mouth
Gauge: 8 sts = 2 inches
Skill level: intermediate
Size: approximately 14 inches tall

Pattern instructions:

For the body:
(body is worked from the bottom up)
With the ecru yarn, cast on 36 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles (12 sts on each needle). Join in rnd. PM for beg of rnd (center of back). 
Round 1: Knit.
Round 2: *K2. M1. Rep from * around. (54 sts)
Round 3: Knit.
Knit in rounds until work from the beginning measures 4 inches.

For the arms:
Round 1: K13. M1. K1. M1. K26. M1. K1. M1. K13. (58 sts)
Round 2: Knit.
Round 3: K14. M1. K1. M1. K28. M1. K1. M1. K14. (62 sts)
Round 4: Knit.
Round 5: K15. M1. K1. M1. K28. M1. K1. M1. K14. (66 sts)
Round 6: Knit.
Round 7: K16. M1. K1. M1. K32. M1. K1. M1. K14. (70 sts)
Round 8: Knit.
Knit every round until the piece from the beginning measures 7 inches.

For the shoulders:
**Round 1: (K2tog. K5) 10 times. (60 sts)
Round 2 and alt rounds: Knit.
Round 3: (K2tog. K4) 10 times. (50 sts)
Round 5: (K2tog. K3) 10 times. (40 sts)
Round 7: (K2tog. K2) 10 times. (30 sts)
Round 9: (K2tog. K1) 10 times. (20 sts)**

Round 1: (K1. M1) 20 times. (40 sts)
Rounds 2 to 4: Knit.
Round 5: (K2. M1) 20 times. (60 sts) 
Rounds 6 to 8: Knit.
Round 9: (K6. M1) 10 times. (70 sts) 
Round 10: Knit.
Knit in rounds until work from the beginning of the neck measures 5 inches, Work from ** to ** as given for shoulders of Body. 20 sts rem. 
Next round: Knit.
Next round: (K2tog) 10 times. (10 sts)

Break yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread yarn through rem sts. Pull tightly. Fasten securely. Stuff the head and body with poly fill. Make a running stitch along the bottom of the snowman and pull to gather. Secure and weave in ends.

Stuff Head and Body. Sew bottom seam.

With the straight needles and the green yarn, cast on 72 sts.
Work in K2, P2 ribbing until the piece measures 6 1/2 inches from the beginning, ending on a purl side row.
Next row: (RS). *K2tog. P2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 37 sts. 
Next row: K1, P1 across row.
Next row: (K2tog) across row. Break yarn, leaving long end. Thread yarn through rem sts. Pull tightly. Fasten securely. Sew back seam. Make and attach pom pom.

For the Scarf:
With the straight needles and the green yarn, cast on 10 sts.
Knit every row until the piece measures 13 inches. Bind off.
For the fringe: Cut strands of yarn that measure 4 inches long. Fold in half and knot into fringe across the ends of the scarf. Trim fringe evenly.

For the nose:
With the straight needles and the orange yarn, cast on 5 sts. K2tog and bind off.

Back stitch to create arms.

Wrap scarf around neck and secure in place. Stitch on hat. Add the button eyes and mouth and sew on the carrot nose.

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