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Six Pointed Star Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern

Designed by Barbara Breiter

Six Pointed Star Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern

Knit up this easy Christmas star ornament pattern in no time. It consists of parallelograms; pick up each section along the edge of the piece previously knit.

Metallic yarn adds sparkle and creates a classy look to this easy knitting project.

Materials:
Size 8 US (5 mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
1 skein Glitterspun by Lion Brand
60% acrylic/27% cupro/13% polyester
50 grams/1.75 ounces
115 yards/105 meters

Gauge:
20 sts=4" in garter st (not vital)

Size:
About 4½" wide x 4½" long

Instructions
CO 9 sts, leaving a long tail.
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 (WS): knit
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10: k1, M1, k to last 2 sts, k2tog

BO, leaving last st on needle. With RS facing, pick up 8 sts along left edge.
Work Rows 1-11.
Rep this sequence, making 6 segments in total.
Sew seam with tail. Weave in end on WS.
Attach loop for hanging.
If desired, stiffen using a commercial stiffening product or starch.

©Barbara Breiter. This design may not be reproduced in any manner without the expressed written consent of the author.

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