Gnorton is an intergnational gnome of mystery, with multiple looks and passports. He’s a master of disguise, accent, and quick-change.

You know how fun a mystery gnome is, right? Well, this one is MORE!

  • More choices!
  • More yarn weights!
  • More sizes!

What is all this? It’s Choose Your Gnome Adventure – a special gnome adventure all your own!

  • You get at least two options for the hat, body, nose, beard, and arm designs!
  • You get yardage, needle size, and gauge info for fingering, worsted, and bulky
  • You get the choice of size of gnome (medium and large)

For those of you who have been yearning for a Very Big Gnome…I’ve heard you! Knit the Large Bulky Gnorton and you’ll be dazzling friends and relatives (and people across the street)! He’ll be e-gnome-ous.

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Dates

  • Sept 2, 9, 16, 23 – Clues
  • Oct 8 – MKAL ends – last day to enter for MKAL 10 prizes

Skills Used

  • knit and purl
  • working small circumference in the round
  • kfb, M1L, M1R
  • k2tog, ssk
  • slipping sts
  • i-cord

Yarn Information and Tips

Detailed help for yardage, needle size, colour choices, and more are all in the PreKAL PDF you get when you buy the pattern right now.

Our participating dyers have seen the finished gnome and have put together sets of yarn for you. Knowing the secret details and having expert colour sense means you can rely on them to guide you to gnomish happiness. They’ve got great taste! Click their names to see their combos.

Canada

fingering medium

fingering large

worsted medium

worsted large

bulky medium

bulky large

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Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts

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America

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Yarnaceous Fibers

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Leading Men Fiber Arts

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Emma’s Yarn

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Beautiful Syster

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Asia Pacific

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Heathermaid

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Europe

Surlefildebina

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Das Mondschaf

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UK

Lucy Locket Land

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This pattern has been tech edited and test knit.

I used yarn from Miss Babs in Kobold, Moonscape, and White Peppercorn. Shown in the K2 bulky base, it’s also in Intrepid Worsted, and Yummy 2-Ply fingering.