How to Knit Xmas Ball HOLIDAY ORNAMENTS | We Are Knitters + Studio Knit
 

Let’s kick off the holiday season with adorable knitted Christmas Ball Holiday Ornaments! Give your home a touch of a little something special magic to capture the season by knitting your own decor. You can easily knit up the perfect Christmas Balls to put on your tree or around your home these holidays. They make a great holiday decoration for yourself, as well as gifts for friends!

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How to Knit Xmas Ball HOLIDAY ORNAMENTS | We Are Knitters + Studio Knit


KNITTING MATERIALS
Christmas Ball Holiday Ornaments

You may use any size yarn and corresponding needle size. I’m using Bulky Weight “Petite Wool” yarn from We Are Knitters, along with size 11 US Knitting Needle. You’ll also need to have a tapestry needle, scissors, and stuffing.


KNITTING TECHNIQUES
Christmas Ball Holiday Ornaments

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Slip Knot 
• CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
I-Cord
• K = Knit Stitch 
• P = Purl Stitch
• KFB = Knit Front + Back to Increase
• K2TOG = Knit 2 Sts Together to Decrease
Bind Off
Weave in Yarn Tails


Knitted Christmas Ball Ornament Pattern with Studio Knit and Video Tutorial

KNITTING PATTERN
Christmas Ball Holiday Ornaments

COLOR A

CAST ON 6 Stitches onto your Straight Knitting Needles.

Row 1 (WS): Purl All
Row 2 (RS): * KFB * (repeat btwn * *, 12 sts remain)
Row 3: Purl All
Row 4: * KFB, K1 * (18 sts)
Row 5: Purl All
Row 6: * KFB, K2 * (24 sts)
Row 7: Purl All

CHANGE TO COLOR B

Row 8:  Purl All
Row 9:  Purl All

CHANGE TO COLOR A

Row 10: Knit All

CHANGE TO COLOR B

Row 11:  Purl All

CHANGE TO COLOR A

Row 12: Knit All

CHANGE TO COLOR B

Row 13:  Purl All
Row 14: Knit All

CHANGE TO COLOR A

Row 15: Knit All
Row 16: * K2Tog, K2 * (18 sts)
Row 17: Purl All
Row 18: * K2Tog, K1 * (12 sts)
Row 19: Purl All
Row 20: * K2Tog * (6 sts)
Row 21: Purl All

  • Bind Off, Break Yarn.
  • With Right Sides Touching, Seam Edge 3/4 up, Turn Right-Side Out, Insert Stuffing, Finish Seaming.
  • Weave Thru Remaining Stitches.
  • Tie a knot at the end with the remaining thread in order to hang the balls on your tree.

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