by Meg Bateman October 16, 2020 1 min read

This week Kelley got a head start on her Thanksgiving table decorations with the free pattern Cute Little Pumpkin Patch by Nimble Needles. Using Berroco Comfort Worsted in #9731 and #9752, she was able to knit up the cutest pumpkins that will last for decades of Thanksgivings! This knit pumpkin pattern uses the increases Knit Left Loop (KLL) and Knit Right Loop (KRL) – both of which are practically invisible and leave no holes. In this week's Technique Tuesday, Kelley demonstrated how to make these increases and compared them to the increases she normally uses.

Here are two quick videos to demonstrated the KLL and KRL knitting stitch techniques. 

 Here's the full episode in case you missed it! 

Tips for the Perfect Pumpkin Stem & Vine

While making these adorable knit pumpkins, Kelley decided to use gardening wire from the hardware store to make bendable stems and vines. It just takes bundling up some wire and threading it through the center of the i-cord! 

Do you make any knit decorations for the holidays? Next week Kelley might share a knit table runner for more Thanksgiving decorating inspiration! 

Meg Bateman
Meg Bateman



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