FREE Fairy House Knitting Pattern

The house is made with double knitting yarn, 3mm single pointed needles and small amount of toy stuffing. Although any yarn and needles will work. It is about 5cm tall when finished.

Abbreviations : k – knit. p – purl. st – stitch. tog-together. st-st – Stocking Stitch (k1row, p1row).  inc— increase. Knit into the front and the back of the stitch

House—Make 1
With white, cast on 8 sts
Purl 1 row
Next: increase into every stitch (16 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: (k1, inc1) to end (24 sts)
Starting with a purl row, st-st 9 rows
Next: k2tog to end (12 sts)
Starting with a purl row, st-st 9 rows
Next: k2tog to end (6 sts)
Draw thread through the remaining
stitches and pull tight
Sew down the row ends, add stuffing and seal up.

Door—Make 1
With pink, cast on 8 sts
Purl 1 row
Next: increase into every stitch (16 sts)
Purl 3 rows
Next: k2tog to end (8 sts)
Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight
Sew down the row ends and seal up.

Fold flat so the bound off stitches are in the centre of the piece and it is circular. Sew to the front of the house.

Roof—Make 1
With pink, cast on 24 sts
Starting with a purl row, st-st 3 rows
Next: k1, k2tog, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1
Complete the last 4 rows until 4 sts remain on the needle. Add a stitch marker at each end of row 14
Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight

Sew down the row ends to the stitch markers. Leave the bottom open. Insert the narrow end of the house into the opening. Allow the lower rows to curl outward. Fold the pointed end of the roof over on to itself and secure with a stitch.

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