It’s time for another leap into the unknown! This makes the 12th time I’ve cooked up a little bundle of whimsy and mystery and had a great time with you.
Gnifty is a very special gnome, beloved by parents and wee gnomelings* far and wide. Gnifty’s a cohost of GBC’s Science Facts for Toadstools and Toddlers. Fun fact: moss doesn’t have roots. Fun fact: fungi allow trees to communicate with each other. Fun fact: Gnifty is so full of fun facts that he’s a three-time champion on the game show Geopardy.
- Thursday, June 1 – First clue
- Wednesday, June 15 – Last clue
- Sunday, July 2: last day to enter for prizes
- Wed, July 5: prizes announced and final PDF released
- knit and purl
- working in the round
- provisional cast-on
- kfb, M1R
- k2tog, ssk, CDD
- slipping sts
(Remember, too, that there will be lots of tutorials to help you with all of this.)
You’ll need 3 x 20g of fingering weight yarn. If you are stash-diving or shopping on your own, I strongly recommend sticking with solids & semi-solids while avoiding variegated. The pre-knitalong PDF that you get when you purchase the pattern gives more detailed advice.
These dyers have seen the finished gnome and have put together sets of minis 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.