Doknit (Knitted Donut)

This project shows you how to make a knitted donut. We call it "Do-Knit"!

by Craftbits (shellie wilson)

What you need

Worsted weight yarn, maybe 15g
contrasting yarn for sprinkles
waste yarn
stuffing, such as polyfil or beans
1 stitch marker
Size 6 (4.25mm) double-pointed needles
Tapestry needle

Instructions

Cast on 20 sts using any temporary cast on method, place marker, join.

Round 1: Knit.
Round 2: Knit 2, make 1 around (30 sts).
Round 3: Knit.
Round 4: Knit 3, make 1 around (40 sts).
Rounds 5-14: Knit.
Round 15: Knit 4, make 1 around (50 sts).
Round 16: Knit.
Round 17: Knit 5, make 1 around (60 sts).
Rounds 18-21: Knit
Round 22: Knit 4, K2 tog around (50 sts).
Round 23: Knit.
Round 24: Knit 3, K2 tog around (40 sts).
Rounds 25-34: Knit
Round 35: Knit 2, K2 tog around (30 sts).
Round 36: Knit.
Round 37: Knit 1, K2 tog around (20 sts).
Round 38: Knit.

The end product:

Figure 1 : (To make sprinkles, carry a strand of contrasting yarn and knit a stitch from this yarn every few stitches in rows 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16. For frosting, knit rows 6-16 in a contrasting color.)

Remove the temporary cast on and weave those stitches together with the final row as pictured.

Don’t forget to stuff the donut before weaving the final stitches!

This project was contributed by Matie Trewe ofStrange But Trewe

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