Knit in the round from the top down, these cozy jumpers would make a really cute garland or tree decoration. A method for making little hangers from a paperclip is also provided in the pattern.
This pattern is included in my Festive Knits eBook, featuring 5 other decoration patterns for the holiday season.
Skills / Techniques Used: Knitting in the round on double pointed needles, m1l and m1r increases, decreases, colourwork (optional)
Measurements: The mini jumper measures 2.5” / 6.5cm high and is 2.5” / 6.5cm wide at the body.
For each Jumper you will need:
Yarn A - 15g / 0.5oz, 22yd / 20m of chunky yarn for the body. The yarns used in the pattern picture are Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky, 100% Acrylic, 100g / 3.5oz, 149yd / 136m per ball, in Kingfisher Blue (version 1) and Rose Red (version 2)
Yarn B – Up to 3g / 0.1oz, 4.5yd / 4m of chunky yarn in a contrast colour for the edge trimming / decorative pattern. The yarn used in the pattern picture is Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky, 100% Acrylic, 100g / 3.5oz, 149yd / 136m per ball, in Paper White
A set of 5 x US size 6 / 4mm double pointed needles
A tapestry needle
Gauge is not vital to the Mini Jumper but as a guideline the yarn should knit to 20 stitches and 28 rows to 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking