How To Knit A Holly Christmas Card

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Get festive with this handmade holly Christmas card. A great addition to cards, gifts or make into a brooch. The choice is yours.

How To Knit A Holly Christmas Card

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Abbreviations

Sts – Stitches

P3tog – Purl 3 together

Yo – Yarn over

Kfb – Knit into front and back

 

Holly Leaf ( make 2)

Using 4mm needles and yarn A and yarn C together cast on 3 sts

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: K1, yo, k1, yo, k1 (5 sts)

Row 3: K1, purl to last st, k1

*Row 4: K2, yo, k1, yo, k2 (7 sts)

Row 5: K1, purl to last st, k1

Row 6: k3, yo, k1, yo, k3 (9sts)

Row 7: K1, purl to last st, k1

Row 8: K4, yo, k1, yo, k4 (11sts)

Row 9: K1, purl to last st, k1

Row 10: Cast off 3 sts, work to end

Row 11: Cast off 3 sts, work to end*

Repeat rows 4 to 11 once more.

Next row: Knit 1 row

Next row: Purl 1 row

Next row: K2tog, k1, k2tog

Next row: Purl

Next row: Knit

Next row: P3tog

Fasten off

 

Holly Berries (make 3)

Using 4mm needles and yarn B and D together cast on 3 sts

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: Kfb, k1, kfb (5sts)

Row 3: Purl

Row 4: kfb, k1, kfb, k1, kfb (8sts)

Row 5: Purl

Row 6: Knit

Row 7: Purl

Row 8: K2tog, k1, k2tog, k1, k2tog (5sts)

Row 9: Purl

Row 10: K2tog, k1, k2tog

Row 11: P3tog

Fasten off

 

Making up

Using double sided tape place small stripe in the center of the holly and on the leaves but keeping the end of the leaves free. Remove the backing of the tape and place onto the blank card.

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