Knitted Christmas Tree Pincushion

Create a festive pincushion in the shape of a Christmas tree using the art of knitting. This unique and charming project involves using various shades of green yarn to knit the tree shape, adding colorful beads or buttons as ornaments, and finishing off with a trunk at the base. The pincushion can be filled with stuffing to make it soft and functional for holding pins and needles while adding a touch of holiday cheer to your crafting space. This handmade knitted Christmas tree pincushion makes for a thoughtful gift for fellow crafters or a delightful addition to your own sewing kit. The intricate details of the knitted tree, such as the textured branches and decorative embellishments, showcase the time and effort put into creating this special piece. Whether displayed on a sewing table or given as a present, this pincushion is sure to bring joy and festive spirit to anyone who receives it.

  • Oddments of 4 colours of d.k. yarn
  • Ribbon bow
  • Small amount of toy stuffing
  • Size 6 mm Needles

Knitted in garter stitch throughout

(Knit 2 pieces)

Use 2 colours for the pot, cast on 5 stitches.

Knit 1 row

Next and every alternative row increase a stitch at each end of row until 11 stitches on needle

Change to tree colours and cast on 5 stitches at the start of the next 2 rows

Next row: knit 2, s1, knit1, p.s.s.o. Knit to end

Repeat last row until 3 stitches remain

Next row: knit 2 tog, k 1

Next row: knit 2 tog

Fasten off remaining stitches

To make up

Join trees together leaving a gap to add stuffing. Join remaining seam

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