These delightful knit bells look adorable on holiday baskets, new baby gifts, candy jars, or simply tied on as an ornamental to the front of a wrapped present.
It is a very easy craft project as the knitted bells take just minutes to complete which makes them a wonderful all season craft project. As each bell takes only about fifteen minutes to create a pair of bells can easily be made in well under an hour.
I knit the bells as I watch the evening news and it always surprises me how quickly they are completed. I keep a stock pile of these ornaments on hand so they are ready as needed for gift giving events. This pattern has long been a favorite of mine and I am sure that it will quickly become a favorite of yours. Give it a try.
Change their Color to Match Their Purpose
Pink, blue, yellow, and white make for wonderful add-ons to new baby, anniversary, or birthday gifts. Green, red, and white bells are perfect for the Christmas holiday season.
A friend of mine even requested enough white knitted bells to decorate her Christmas tree and I happily complied as I had quite a few tucked away at that time.
These little knitted bells come in handy in a number of gift giving situations.
I also like to attach a pair to jar and basket gifts. Candy jars looks sweet when the color is a contrasting or matching color to the contents of the jar. Pastel hues are ideal for Easter whereas brighter colors suit a birthday theme.
Blue for a Baby Boy and Pink for a Baby Girl
Glitter Wool Adds a Festive Holiday Theme to These Knit Bells
Small Knit Bell Pattern Instructions
Needle size 3mm
Light weight worsted yarn
Keeping a long tail of yarn - Cast on 12 stitches
1st row: knit
2nd row: knit 8 pearl 4
Repeat these two rows 17 times
Knit last row
Cast off yarn.
Using the long tail of attached wool - Sew up the side of the bell.
Loop yarn through the top of the bell edging and then draw the top of the bell closed.
Attach a jingle bell on the inside of the knitted bell.
For a smaller bell use smaller needles and thinner yarn. For larger bells use a larger size needle and heavier weight yarn. These beautiful bells take just minutes to create. They really are just that easy. See below for step by step instructions.
Step by Step Photo Instructions for this Craft Project
These Bells are Delightful as an Ornamental on a Gift's Wrappings or Boxed and Gifted as a Set or Ornaments
The Holiday Yarns are Delightful Festive
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