Knit The Licorice For Full Effect This Christmas … A Fun Idea From Knits For Life!

Knit The Licorice For Full Effect This Christmas … A Fun Idea From Knits For Life!

Knit The Licorice For Full Effect This Christmas ... A Fun Idea From Knits For Life!

Submitted by Lorna Watt aka Knitsforlife who explains, “what do you do with all that candy while the gingerbread houses are baking? Knit it, of course! I knit these Twizzlers on 4 mm DPNs and transferred them to candy canes for full effect.”



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  1. Irene Covington

    Make curtains for the ginger bread house!! Love it!

  2. Alison Perkins

    Next year our Elf on the Shelf will be knitting. 😀

  3. Anna casino

    I want to try it soo bad. It looks super cool! How did you get the idea and how did you be able to do it in stockenette,have you been able to do other stitches

  4. Irene Covington

    I would probably knit on #10 needles then slide onto candy cane.

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