Knit and felt a whimsical gnome for that garden enthusiast. Tuck your gnome amongst a polka dotted mushroom or two. According to German folklore, the garden gnome symbolizes good luck, and that the forces of nature are on your side!
Be sure to check out Marie's other gnome variations using this pattern. There is a larger version using 2 strands of a worsted weight yarn and the curly mohair locks for the beard, and the Gnomes for all Seasons.
Gnome: worsted weight 100% wool yarn in your choice of colors (one skein each) for hat, shoes, coveralls and skin tone
Mushroom: skein of worsted weight 100% wool yarn, preferably red
100% wool roving, red for nose and cream for beard
double point needles size 10 1/2
100% polyester fiberfill and plastic poly-pellets for stuffing
beads and bead thread for eyes
toothpick and 1/2 inch cork for corn-cob pipe
Please note: this pattern is available in print only.