FREE Snowman Bauble Knitting Pattern

Free snowman christmas bauble knitting pattern

Yarn : Oddments of white, red  orange and black.  Small amount of toy stuffing.

Needles : 3mm single pointed needles

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

Tension : 26sts x 33rows = 10cm x 10cm in stocking stitch

Dimensions :  Approx. 11cm tall

Snowman—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)
Purl 1 row
next: (k2, inc1) to end (32 sts)
Starting with a purl row, st-st 15 rows
Next: (k2, k2tog) to end (24 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: (k1, k2tog) to end (16 sts)
Purl 1 row

Increase for head

Next: (k1, inc1) to end (24 sts)
Purl 1 row
next: (k2, inc1) to end (32 sts)
Starting with a purl row, st-st 13 rows
Next: (k2, k2tog) to end (24 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: (k1, k2tog) to end (16 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: (k2tog) to end (8 sts)
Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight

Sew down the row ends of the snowman.  Add stuffing and seal.  The seam is at the centre back.

Hat—Make 1
With red, cast on 32 sts
Next: (k1, p1) to end
Complete the last row 10 times
Starting with a purl row, st-st 5 rows
Next: (k2, k2tog) to end (24 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: (k1, k2tog) to end (16 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: (k2tog) to end (8 sts)
Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight

Sew down the row ends of the hat, add to snowman’s head and secure with stitches.

Scarf—Make 1
With red, cast on 56 sts
Knit 2 rows
Cast off

Wrap round the snowman’s neck.

Buttons—Make 2
With red, cast on cast on 7 sts
Purl 1 row
Next: increase into every stitch (14 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: k2tog to end (7 sts)
Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight

Sew down the row ends, then fold flat with the bound off stitches in the centre front.   Sew to the snowman’s body one above the other.

Sew a nose to the centre of the snowman’s face with a little orange yarn.  Sew  two eyes in black 2 sts apart above the nose.

Add a loop of yarn to the top centre of the hat so it can be hung.

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