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Rainbow Christmas Gonk (Gnome) Knitting Pattern Knitting Pattern

Rainbow Christmas Gonk (Gnome) Knitting Pattern

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Val Pierce

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 5 / 3.75mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Knit a stripy festive gnome with Val Pierce’s easy gonk knitting pattern

Brighten up your festive season with this rainbow-coloured gonk knitting pattern – download and start knitting today! This easy toy knitting pattern is perfect for adding a splash of colour to your Christmas display. Our Rainbow Gnome, designed by Val Pierce, features vibrant details and a simple design, making it a great project for knitters of all abilities. Using DK yarn, you'll create a cheerful gnome that can be displayed year-round or given as a unique handmade gift. Add a touch of whimsy to your knitting projects with this delightful pattern.

What do I need?

Yarn: Cygnet Little Ones A–Z DK, (A) 994 Red, (B) 996 Yellow, (C) 986 Lilac, (D) 785 Kool Blue, (E) 790 Mint, (F) 998 Cream, (G) 933 Shell, one 25g ball of each
3.75mm needles
Safety toy stuffing
Tapestry needle


25cm tall

Top knit tip

You’ll be using a comb to create the fuzzy effect in the beard – the more you comb, the fluffier the effect!

Stitches and skills used

How to knit
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Meet the designer

Val Pierce is a great friend of Let's Knit and has designed for us for many years. She has also published several knitting books, specialising in toy and baby knitting patterns. If you enjoyed making this pattern, we think you'll enjoy making Val's Halloween Gnome . View all of Val's patterns here.

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