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Elf On a Shelf www.knittingboard.com © 2015 Authentic Knitting Board SKILLS NEEDED E-wrap, Knit/U-stitch, Purl, Double Wrap Short Row Method. Drawstring CO, Half Hitch CO (or CO of your choice), Gather BO, and Basic BO, embroidery techniques. ABBREVIATIONS CO: cast on EW: E-wrap K: knit stitch/U-stitch P: purl stitch KO: knit off St(s): stitches WY: working yarn BO: Bind off W&T: wrap and turn PATTERN NOTES This pattern uses 1 strand of yarn held throughout. Designed by Bethany Dailey. LOOM: KB Sock Loom 2 (KB All-n-One Loom could also be used). YARN: 1 each (or portion of 1 skein each) Lion Brand Vanna's Choice (170 yrds per skein, #4 worsted weight, 100% acrylic) in the following colors: fisherman, cranberry, kelly green, white, taupe mist and mustard. NOTIONS: 2 wiggle eyes or other substitute, sewing needle and embroidery floss or thinner weight yarn (for stitching on face details), craft glue, craft felt in blue and white, polyfill stuffing, beans/rice/some other type of weighted items for base of elf's body, Press and Seal plastic wrap (or whatever is preferred to secure rice/beans: see Finishing Steps), loom tool, 5mm crochet hook (for cast on and help with possible missed stitches, etc), stitch markers, scissors, knitting pins, yarn needle, row counter. GAUGE: 9 stitches and 14.5 rows per 2”. SIZE: Width: 6" Height sitting: 9.5" Height unfolded: 21".

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SKILLS NEEDED E-wrap,Knit/U-stitch,Purl,DoubleWrapShortRowMethod.DrawstringCO,HalfHitchCO(orCOofyourchoice),GatherBO,andBasicBO,embroiderytechniques. ABBREVIATIONS CO:castonEW:E-wrapK:knitstitch/U-stitch

P:purlstitchKO:knitoffSt(s):stitchesWY:workingyarnBO:BindoffW&T:wrapandturn PATTERN NOTES

Thispatternuses1strandofyarnheldthroughout.

DesignedbyBethanyDailey.

LOOM:KBSockLoom2(KBAll-n-OneLoomcouldalsobeused).YARN:1each(orportionof1skeineach)LionBrandVanna'sChoice(170yrdsperskein,#4worstedweight,100%acrylic)inthefollowingcolors:fisherman,cranberry,kellygreen,white,taupemistandmustard.NOTIONS:2wiggleeyesorothersubstitute,sewingneedleandembroideryflossorthinnerweightyarn(forstitchingonfacedetails),craftglue,craftfeltinblueandwhite,polyfillstuffing,beans/rice/someothertypeofweighteditemsforbaseofelf'sbody,PressandSealplasticwrap(orwhateverispreferredtosecurerice/beans:seeFinishingSteps),loomtool,5mmcrochethook(forcastonandhelpwithpossiblemissedstitches,etc),stitchmarkers,scissors,knittingpins,yarnneedle,rowcounter.GAUGE:9stitchesand14.5rowsper2”.SIZE:Width:6"Heightsitting:9.5"Heightunfolded:21".

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INSTRUCTIONS

Head

-Wrapalengthofskincolor(sampleusesfisherman)oncearoundtheloomandcutatthispoint.Setaside.

Setloomto42pegs.Usingtheskincolor,DrawstringCOtoallofthepegstoworkintheround.**Note:donotcinchinCOuntilinstructed.

-K35rounds.

-Decrease4stitchesoneachend,movingloopsandslidertofillinemptypegs.Ktheremaining34sts,working2over1onpegswith2loops.CutWY.

-Usingthelengthofskincolorcutatthebeginning,workoneGatheredRow.Leaveendstooutsideofwork,anddonotcinchinuntillater.

ExampleofaGatheredRow...simplyworkyarninfrontandbehindofpegs,sothatthisrowcanbeeasilygatheredlateron.KOallpegswith2loops.

Body

-Addingredcolor(sampleusescranberry),K50rounds.

-Panelknitononlypegs1-12for16rows.

-BasicBOlooselyononlypegs1-12.WrapWYaroundloomonceandcuthere.

-AddnewlengthofredyarnandBasicBOremainingpegs13-34.WrapWYaroundloomonceandcuthere.

Legs

-Setloomto16pegsandusingredyarn,COandpreparetoworkintheround.

-K80rounds.CutWY.

-*Usinggreencolor(sampleuseskellygreen),K2rounds.

-Usingwhite,K2rounds.(Noneedtocutyarnsbetweenuses,simplybringnextcolorupwithoutpullingtensiontootightly.)

-Repeatfrom*oncemore.

-Pickupgreenandpreparetoturntheheel.StepbyStepinstructionsarelistedatthebottomofthispattern.*Useseparateinstructionsforrightandleftlegs,sothatthestripe"jogs"canbeputtotheinsidewhenseaminglegstobody.

Theheelswillbeturnedusing8pegs,andW&T'eduntil2pegsareleftunwrapped.

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-Oncetheheelhasbeenturnedandtheentireroundiscompleted,Konemoreroundwithgreen.

-PickupwhiteandK2rounds.-PickupthegreenandK2rounds.

-PickupthewhiteandK2rounds.Cutwhiteyarnonly.

-PickupthegreenandK1round.

-Decrease4stitches,evenlyspacedacrossthe16pegs,movingloopsandslidertofillinemptypegs.Ktheremaining12sts,working2over1onpegswith2loops.

-Decrease4stitches,evenlyspacedacrosstheremaining12pegs,movingloopsandslidertofillinemptypegs.Ktheremaining8sts,working2over1onpegswith2loops.(*Note:thespacingoftheloommakesthispartjustabittricky.Simplyplace4loopsontheslideand4loopsontheendpegsandsqueezesliderasfarinaspossiblewhileknitting.)

-K4rounds.

-GatherBO.Pullallthreadstoinside.

-Make2.

Arms

-Preparetopanelknitusing12pegs.

-*Usinggreen,COandK2rows.

-AddwhiteandK2rows.

-Repeatfrom*foratotalof48rows.

-Cutwhiteyarnonly.

-Usinggreen,K12rows.

-Pulluptheloopsfromrow1oftheprevious12rowsupontotheircorrespondingpegs,thesameaswhencreatingthebrimofahat.KOonallpegs.

-Wrapgreenaroundloomonceandcuthere.

-AddskincolorandK6rows.

-HHCOonto2pegsbeforepeg1.K12,HHCOonto2pegsafterpeg12.Therewillnowbe16pegsbeingworked.

-ThumbRow:Kpegs16-7.Panelknitonpegs7-10onlyfor10rows.Kpegs6-1tocompletetherow.

-K10rows.

-GatherBOallpegs.Seamsidesofthumb,thensidesofhand.Usegreentailtoseamsidesofarmtogether,butdonotcutyarnatendofseam.

-Make2.

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Ears&Nose

-COwithskincolorusing7pegstoworkasaflatpanel.

-K4rows.

-Moveloopsfrompegs2&6inonepegtowardscenter.Moveendloopsinonepegtofillingaps.K2loopsover1innextrow.

-K2rows.

-Moveloopsfrompegs3&5inonepegtowardscenter.Moveendloopsinonepegtofillingaps.K1row,knitting3loopsover1onpeg4innextrow.

-GatherBOremaining3pegs.Cinchtightlyandknot.

-Make3.

Hat

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-Setloomtowork50pegsintheround.Usingwhite,COtoallpegs.

-Rounds1&2:*K,P,repeatfrom*toendofround.

-Round3:instructionsarebrokendownpegtopegbelow(**Note:Popcorn:EWsamepegandKO5times.PullwhitebaseloopbackontopegandKOred/greenloopsoonlywhiteremainsonpeg.Pullendsofred/greenatbacktoremoveslack.Becausethisisforatoyandwillbestitchedontothehead,youmaytrailthered/greenyarnsacrossthebackoftheworkbetweenpopcorns.Whitewillbecarriedbehindeachpopcornpeg.)

• -Peg1:Createapopcornusingred.• -Pegs2-8:P,K,P,K,P,K,Pusing

white.• -Peg9:Createapopcornusingred.• -Pegs10-33:reppegs2-9.• -Pegs34-41:P,K,P,K,P,K,P,K

usingwhite.• -Peg42:Createapopcornusingred.• -Pegs43-50:K,P,K,P,K,P,K,

Pusingwhite.

-Rounds4&5:Repeatrounds1&2.

-Round6:instructionsarebrokendownpegtopegbelow

• -Pegs1-4:K,P,K,Pusingwhite.• -Peg5:Createapopcornusing

green.• -Pegs6-12:P,K,P,K,P,K,Pusing

white.• -Peg13:Createapopcornusing

green.• -Pegs14-37:reppegs6-13.

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• -Pegs38-45:P,K,P,K,P,K,P,Kusingwhite.

• -Peg46:Createapopcornusinggreen.

• -Pegs47-50:K,P,K,P.

-Rounds7&8:Repeatrounds1&2.

-Rounds9-14:EWusinggreen.

-Round15:Pusingred.

-Rounds16-18:EWusingwhite.

-Round19:K2togevery10pegsasyouEWknittheroundusingwhite.Moveloopsandsliderasnecessarytofillinemptypegs.

-Rounds19-21:EWusinggreen.

-Round22:Repeatround19usinggreen.

-Rounds23&24:EWusinggreen.

-Round25:Pusingred.

-Round26:EWusingwhite.

-Round27:Repeatround19usingwhite,butratherthanevery10pegs,space5k2tog'sevenlyacrossremainingpegs.

-Round28:EWusingwhite.

-Rounds29-34:EWusinggreen.(Repeatround27onrounds30&33)

-Round35:Pusingred.

-Rounds36-38:EWusingwhite.(Repeatround27onround37)

-Rounds39-44:EWusinggreen.(Repeatround27onrounds40&43)

-Round45:Pusingred.

-Rounds46-48:EWusingwhite.(Repeatround27onround47,butonlymake4k2tog's)

-Rounds49-52:EWusinggreen.(Repeatround27onround50,butonlymake2k2tog's)

-GatherBOandcinchtightlyandknot.Createpompomasdesiredandattachtoendofhatpoint.

Finishing

-Lightlyandevenlystuffthelegsandfeet/armsandhands.Usingaknittingneedleoranotherlongitemtohelpyougetthestuffingallthewaydownandtoworkoutanylumps.Itisimportanttoremembertousealightamountofstuffingthroughout.

-Pinlegsevenlytothebaseofthefrontsideofbody.Makesureyouhavetherightandleftlegsinthecorrectposition.Addthebottomofthebody'spanelknitsectiontothebaseofthefront,withthelegssandwichedin-between.Stitchinplacethroughallthicknesses.Continuetostitch

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alongthesidesofthepanelknitsectiontocreateaflatbumshape.

-Usingred,stitcharunningstitchacrosskneestohelpthembend.

-Createabagofbeansorriceforthebaseofthebumtohelphimsitproperly.ThesampleusedseverallayersofPressandSealplasticwraptocreateabeanbagtypecircle.Placethebagfirmlyintothebaseofthebum.

-Beginaddingstuffingtothebodysection,firstpokingitdownaroundthebagofbeans/ricetocushionitabit.Continuetostuffthebodyfirmlyandevenlysothattherearenovisiblelumpsandthebodydoesnotbendatall.

-Oncebodysectioniscompletelystuffed,pull2endsofGatheredRowandcinchintightly,beingcarefulnottobreakyarn.Knotsecurely.

-Pinandstitcharmsintoplaceatshoulders,makingsuretheyarestitchedwiththethumbsfacingup.

-Stitchhandstogetheratfingertips.Overlapthemjustabit,soitlooksliketheyarerestingononeanother.

-Continuestuffingheadinthesamemannerasthebody:firmly&evenly.*Tip:tocreateacircleshape,keeppushingstuffingtotheoutsideoftheheadsection,andaddstuffingtothecenter.Dothisuntilitisthesizeandshapedesired.

-PullDrawstringCOtailintightly.Sewacrossanyholethatmightberemainingandknotsecurely.Donotcutyarn.

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Createloopsofyarnforthehair(sampleusesbothtaupemistandmustard)bywrappingitasmanytimesasisdesiredforhairthicknessaroundyourfourclosedfingers.Carefullyremovefromfingersandspreadloopsontotopofhead,makingsurethattheyaretippeddownenoughtopeekoutfromhatbrim.UsetheCOtailtostitchtheloopsrepeatedlyandsecurelyintoplaceonhead.

-Placehatonheadwheredesiredandstitchinplace.Trimhairloopssothattheyaresinglestrandsandframefaceasdesired.

-StitchCOedgeofearslowontosidesoffaceinacurvedshape.

-Forthenose,stitchupsidesofthirdpiecetocreateaconeshape.Addjustatinybitofstuffingtohelpholdshape.Stitchtopofnosesothatitisevenwiththetopoftheearsonthecenterofface.

-Cutthewhitefeltintoacollarshapeandplaceattheneckwiththeopeningattheback.Gluetheendstogether.

-Sampleusessmallpiecesofbluefeltcirclestooutlinethewiggleeyes.Bothpiecesare

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gluedtogether,thengluedontotheface.Youmayfindanotheroptionforeyesthatyoupreferbetter...feelfreetomakehispersonalityshinethroughinthewayyouwish!:)

-Usingthered/pinkembroideryfloss,stitchamouthintoplaceasdesired.Usingthebrownfloss,stitchonhiseyebrowsandeyelashes.Again,theattitudeyourelfwillhavedependshighlyuponthewayyoucreatehisface.Lookatphotosofdollsorcartooncharactersonlinetodecidehowyou'dliketocreatehisfeaturestomakehimyourfavoritecreation!AlittlepowderedblushworksexcellentlybrushedlightlyonhischeeksandnosetogivehimthatfreshfromthecoldattheNorthPolerosyglow.

**StepbyStepDoubleWrapShortRowInstructions:

Towrapandturn(W&T):Removetheloopfromthepegandholdit.Withworkingyarn,simplywraparoundthepeg,thenplacetheloopbackonthepeg.

UsethemaininstructionsfortheLEFTleg,usetheinstructionsintheparenthesisfortheRIGHTleg.Ifnoparenthesisareused,themaininstructionsapplyforbothleftandrightlegs.

• K8(16),W&Tpeg9(1).• K8topeg1(9),W&Tpeg16(8).• K7topeg7(15),W&Tpeg8(16).• K6topeg2(10),W&Tpeg1(9).• K5topeg6(14),W&Tpeg7(15).• K4topeg3(11),W&Tpeg2(10).

• K3topeg5(13),W&Tpeg6(14).• K2topeg4(12),W&Tpeg3(11).

IncreasingBegins:EachW&Twillmakeatotalof3loopsonthatpeg(liftbothwrapsandloopsalreadyonW&Tpegasone,thenW&T),andthepegbeforetheW&TswillbeKO2loopsover1,then3loopsover1asthepegsincrease.

• K3topeg6(14),W&Tpeg7(15).• K4topeg3(11),W&Tpeg2(10).• K5topeg7(15),W&Tpeg8(16).• K6topeg2(10),W&Tpeg1(9).• K7topeg8(16),W&Tpeg9(1).• K8topeg1(9),W&Tpeg16(8).• LEFT:K16topeg16,knittingoff3

over1onpegs9&16.• (RIGHT:K8topeg16.Knitoff3over

1onnextroundonpegs1&8.)